The Community Day Center of Waltham opened its doors in September 2003 in a church basement on Alder Street. The need for a drop-in day center in Waltham had been identified a few years earlier by a group of concerned citizens that included community activists, church leaders, and individuals who could speak directly to the homeless experience. Together they envisioned a place where adults in need could find respite, nourishment, and support services during the daytime hours when no other services for the homeless were available. The Community Day Center was opened from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Mondays through Fridays, and provided lunch, computer access, a mailing address, telephones, and referral services to approximately 50 people each day.
In December 2015, through the generous support of donors, the Community Day Center moved into its new home on Felton Street. With expanded hours and extended case management services, the Community Day Center continues to serve up to 50 people, Mondays through Fridays.
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