• Latest News, Announcements and Press at Hildebrand

    Latest News, Announcements and Press at Hildebrand

Hildebrand News

Visit our blog for insight on the state of national, statewide, and local homelessness, client success stories, new hires and staff, board, and client spotlights, and more!
Shiela began her tenure as CEO of Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. January, 2013. Prior to Hildebrand, she led two of Boston’s flagship organizations, both in the forefront of domestic violence and homeless youth services. Although she has also worked in the for-profit sector, her passion is to reposition nonprofits by building collaborations and innovative programs that address the unmet needs of the underserved. As a former Executive Director of Casa Myrna Vazquez, she is credited for the creation of SafeLink, the statewide domestic violence hotline.

Shiela has written Op Ed pieces for The Boston Globe and is noted as one of Boston’s most influential leaders in Bill Brett’s highly acclaimed book, Boston All One Family. She has been featured in Women’s Business, received several awards for her leadership, and is prominently featured in Barry Dym’s 2007 book, Nonprofit Leadership, for her progressive management style.

In 2014, Shiela was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Central Square Business Association and has served on other Boards, including Jane Doe Inc., Mt. Washington/East Boston Bank, Boston Cares, and Planned Parenthood of Eastern MA. She was a member of the Governor’s Commission Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence and Mitt Romney’s Transition Team. She is currently a member of The Boston Club. Moore received her MHA from Xavier University and BA from Oberlin College.

Letter from the Chief Executive Officer

Letter from the Chief Executive Officer
Dear Friends, We envision a community in which every family has a home.     I am honored to be leading an organization that provides such essential services to families experiencing homelessness. This is my first annual report so this message encompasses my reflection on the past three years. I joined Hildebrand in 2013, and we have been solely focused on transitions, planning, program expansion, and infrastructure building - all in the midst of what was termed a crisis in homelessness.  In 2013, Massachusetts experienced an 8 percent increase in the number of families in shelter as many factors converged to...
Continue reading
3471 Hits


614 Massachusetts Avenue
Third Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139

Ph: 617-491-5752
F: 617-491-2385
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sign-up for our Newsletter

Receive the latest communications from us.



Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
*congregate living programs are staffed 24/7

About Us

Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. partners with families experiencing homelessness. We provide shelter, permanent housing, work readiness programs, and life skill development. We restore hope and build brighter futures.