As a community development corporation (CDC), Just-A-Start (JAS) is dedicated to building the housing security and economic stability of low- to moderate-income people in Cambridge and nearby communities. Through comprehensive and integrated programs, JAS creates and maintains affordable housing, provides housing resources and services, offers education and workforce training for youth and adults, and builds community engagement. JAS’s vision is a better future for each and every community member: a secure home, a sustaining career, and engagement in the community.
Just-A-Start is a mission-driven organization that makes a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. Each year, hundreds of individuals and families are served by Just-A-Start and given the tools and resources to grow. Check our website for current volunteer needs.