Be a Dinner Donor!

We need your help providing meals to some of the most vulnerable people in the Greater Lowell area. Our meals program cooks and serves 3 meals a day, 365 days a year, providing an average of 350 meals each day. Through our Dinner Donor program you can sponsor a meal on a date of your choosing….a great way to honor a birthday, or remember a special person. Learn how here (PDF).

Volunteers Needed!

Can you give a few hours a week or month? Our volunteers are critical to helping run our programs. If you believe in our mission to serve, please consider donating your time and talent. Can you serve on a fundraising committee? Organize a drive at work? Provide administrative help? Learn more about volunteering here.

Welcome Home


Join us Sunday, June 8, 2014 for LTLC’s third annual Steps to Home walk, a family friendly, 2 or 5 mile walk through historic downtown Lowell.

All proceeds raised benefit programs and services that help homeless individuals succeed on their journey from homelessness to permanent, affordable housing.

OR take the pledge to end homelessness by contributing $100, your donation will be honored on June 8 with signage along our walk route. Click here to download a registration form or click here to register online.

Steps to Home 2014 is generously sponsored by Netscout, Enterprise Bank, Sunny Delight beverages and the Richard K Donahue and Nancy L. Donahue Charitable Foundations Trust, to partner with us click here to become a sponsor today.

It is our goal to say these words to each person we serve.

The Lowell Transitional Living Center provides the most vulnerable adults in our in our community with  food, shelter, stability and dignity.  We provide programs and services that meet immediate needs for emergency shelter and food, along with case management and other help that enable those we serve to make the transition from a shelter bed to a permanent place to call home.


Success Stories

"We all need help sometime."
Had you told Barbara Droll that she would one day be living in a homeless shelter, she would have probably laughed. Growing up in Lowell, Barbara was a bright, well-spoken and ambitious young woman who graduated with a teaching degree from Lowell State College (now University of Massachusetts Lowell) and went on to earn her master's degree during a successful 22-year teaching career in Lowell elementary schools. Read more…

"They gave me my life back."
You'd have a hard time finding a harder worker than Brian Williams. When he was only 16, his father died suddenly. Brian dropped out of high school to help his mother support his 11 brothers and sisters. He worked full time driving a front-end loader for a construction company when he was barely old enough for a driver's license. Read more…


Lowell Transitional Living Center • 205-209 Middlesex Street • Lowell, MA 01852 • Tel: 978-458-9888