Mission and Goals



The mission of the office of Homeless Initiatives is to foster community collaborations that work to prevent and reduce homelessness in the City of Lowell.




  • Organize and maintain a crisis response system that provides shelter for all citizens and focuses on rapid connection to resources. 
  • Expand options for permanent supportive housing and clinical supportive housing.
  • Use data and technology to maximize the impact of services, funding and planning, and track progress on key metrics. 
  • Collaborate with non-profit organizations and public and private landlords to make housing and rental assistance available to people who are currently at risk of becoming homeless.