Contact & Visit Us

We’re located at 46 Pleasant Street in Cambridge, MA 02139

(617) 354-6394
Helpline: (617) 354-8807

The first floor of the Women's Center is wheelchair accessible. We are otherwise not an accessible building.

Saturday: 10am-3pm
Sunday: Closed

Transport: We are located a 7 minute walk from the MBTA Red Line (Central Station) and near #1, 47, 64, 70, 83, 91, & CT1 bus stops.

Most spots on Pleasant Street that are very near to the Center are free (non-permit) parking. There is a good deal of non-permit parking or two-hour parking on River Street. There is also metered parking throughout the Central Square area.


Directions to the Women's Center

you can find a printable version of the directions here

From Central Square T Stop

●   Walk down River Street from Mass Ave. To follow River Street, stay to the right of the large red brick Baptist Church.

● Walk about five blocks (5-10 minutes). You will pass an Indian grocery, a deli, and barber shop. As soon as you do, take a soft left onto
Pleasant Street.

● The Women's Center is the second house on the left.

From Boston via Massachusetts Avenue

●   Drive north and cross the river to Cambridge. Pass by MIT.

●   When you see Economy Hardware on your left, prepare to take a left onto Pearl Street.

●   Drive for 5 blocks, then take a right onto Cottage Street.

●   Turn left onto Magazine Street.

●   Take your first right onto Upton Street and drive until it ends at Pleasant Street.

●   Take a right and go straight until you reach 46 Pleasant Street. The house will be on your right.

From the Massachusetts Turnpike (eastbound)

●   Drive east on the Mass Pike toward Boston. Take Exit #18 and keep right at the end of the ramp.

●   Go over the bridge and keep going straight, which puts you on River Street.

●   Go through two lights.

●   Turn right onto Kinnaird St. here.

●   The next intersection is Pleasant Street. Make a left and the Women's Center is on your right.

From Allston, Brookline, Jamaica Plain (JP) via Commonwealth Avenue.

●   Drive down Commonwealth toward Boston University.

●   Take a right onto Harvard Ave and quickly turn right onto Cambridge Street.

●   Eventually, this turns into River Street and you'll go over a bridge.

●   Keep going straight through two lights. Turn right onto Kinnaird Street here.

●   The next intersection is Pleasant Street. Make a left and the Women's Center will be on your right.

Driving from Route I-93 North or South (aka Route 3 and Southeast Expressway

●   Get off at Exit 26 (Storrow Drive / North Station).

●   Follow the signs for Cambridge. You'll pass the Museum of Science on your left.

●   At the traffic light, turn left onto Cambridge Parkway, which will turn into Memorial Drive.

●   Follow Memorial Drive for about three miles (past the BU bridge, MicroCenter, Trader Joe's, etc.). Look for a sign for Central Square and
turn right onto River Street (Mobil and Shell gas stations on the corner).

●   Go through two lights then turn right onto Kinnaird.

●   The next intersection is Pleasant Street. Make a left and the Women's Center is on your right.