Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases and to protect the health of all MA residents, the Thrift Shop will be closed for shopping through January 18, 2021. The Thrift Shop will reopen on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10 a.m.

Due to state guidelines, the Abby’s House Thrift Shop has updated their donation policy. To view the changes, click here.

While we remain fully operational, our properties are open by appointment only. Click here to learn more about our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Mission

To provide shelter and affordable housing, as well as advocacy and support services, to homeless, battered, and low-income women, with or without children.

Our Vision

Abby’s House empowers the women we serve to lead self-directed lives filled with dignity and hope.

Join us in helping women and children find a place to call home

Join us in helping women and children find a place to call home


Imagine having nowhere to go; nowhere to sleep, eat or shower. Now, imagine having to take care of children too. Where would you go?

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Abby’s House is Worcester’s largest provider of affordable housing specifically designed to meet the needs of women and children.

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We all need support to get through the tough times in our lives. At Abby’s, having a personal Advocate makes a world of difference to the women we serve.

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