281 Franklin Street
Springfield, MA 01104

The Jorge Oterro Barreto Homeless Veterans Transitional Program

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The Jorge Oterro Barreto Homeless Veterans Transitional Program located at 52 Maple Court in Springfield is open to homeless veterans to assist them in the transition from their current situation back into mainstream society.

The Program houses twelve (12) veterans offering counseling, DVA services from the Western Mass Bi-Lingual Veterans Outreach Center, assistance in obtaining Chapter 115 financial assistance, AA/NA meetings and Christian Rehabilitation Substance Abuse meetings.

This sober program that assists veterans during their time of need. This program is available for any veteran honorably discharged that meets the criteria and is in need. Veterans needing housing assistance can call the Western Massachusetts Bilingual Outreach Center at 413-731-0194 or Edwin Colon at 413-739-1082.

2 Year Transitional Housing program Sober House

  • Single Rooms
  • Shared Common Areas
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • DVA Services
  • Employment & School Referrals
  • AA/NA In-House Meetings
  • Washer & Dryer available


  1. Must be a veteran (DD-214 Required) Honorably Discharged
  2. CORI is required
  3. Must be employed (at least $100.00 per week) or Chapter 115 ready
  4. No open cases or probation
  5. Must have 30 days sobriety and a willingness to participate in counseling and substance abuse meetings
  6. Must have a strong desire to rehabilitate and transition back into mainstream society

A Program of The Bilingual Veterans Outreach Centers of Mass. Inc.