Directions to the Shelter

26 Mahler Road
Roslindale, MA 02131

617-635-1800
617-635-1913

Hours

Closed on Sundays and Holidays


Shelter Hours
Monday - Saturday8:00am - 4:00pm

Adoption Hours
Monday - Saturday10:30am - 3:30pm

Location

We are located half way between Forest Hills T Station and Roslindale Square off of Washington Street. Look for "Elite Bodyworks" on the corner of Washington Street and Mahler Road.



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By Train

  • Take the orange line to Forest Hills T Station.
  • Get onto Washington Street and walk towards Roslindale Square.
  • Walk about 1/2 a mile down Washington Street and take the third right onto Mahler Road (dead-end road).
  • We are the last building on the left.

By Car

FROM THE SOUTH SHORE:

  • Rt-3N (South East Expwy) to 95N (US-1S)
  • You will see a sign reading "Exit 20 to 1-93 S /I-95/Dedham"
  • Continue onto I-93 S (US-1 S) at Exit 20, and go West for 7.3 miles to I-95 N (US-1 S)
  • Continue onto I-95 (US-1 S) and go Northwest for 2.1 miles to Exit 15A
  • You willl see a sign reading "Exit 15A to Rt -1A/Dedham"
  • Bear RIGHT onto off-ramp at Exit 15A to Providence Hwy
  • Take Providnece Hwy ramp and merge with caution
  • continue onto Providence Hwy North
  • About 1.5 miles to Washington St. in Dedham
  • Bear RIGHT onto Washington Street and go Northeast
  • Follow Washington Street for about 4 miles to Mahler Road
  • Turn LEFT onto Mahler Road
  • The shelter is the last building on the left hand side

FROM THE NORTH SHORE:
  • Take 93 South to exit 11B, Granite Ave.
  • Take a LEFT at the second set of lights onto GALLIVAN BLVD.
  • Gallivan Blvd. turns into MORTON STREET
  • Follow Morton Street until you come to a rotary (a few miles)
  • Take the 3rd right turn in the rotary (right of overpass) - Forest Hills
  • Take a LEFT at the second set of lights onto SOUTH STREET
  • Pass Forest Hills T Station on Left
  • Take the 3rd RIGHT after passing the station (1/2 mile down) onto MAHLER ROAD (Elite Bodyworks on corner)
  • Last Building on the left
  • Enter at the ramp

FROM THE WEST (option A):
  • Get onto Route 9 East.
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto BOYLSTON ST.
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto BOYLSTON ST.
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto HAMMOND POND PKWY.
  • Enter next roundabout and take 3rd exit onto NEWTON ST.
    (Make sure to take the 3rd exit - it can get confusing because the first exit is the also Newton Street - take the other half).
  • Stay in the right lane (golf course on left)
  • Bear RIGHT at the fork (there is a stop sign here but only cars staying to the left have to stop) onto West Roxbury Parkway.
  • Go straight until you come to another roundabout (rotary)
  • Take the 3rd exit (follow signs for Faulkand Hospital)
  • Take the 1st RIGHT onto Allandale Road and follow until the end
  • Take a LEFT onto Centre Street (Hospital on left)
  • Take the 1st Exit off the next rotary (Arnold Arboretum on right side)
  • Take the 1st exit towards Washington Street
  • Take a RIGHT at the bottom of the ramp (Forest Hills T Station in front). This is South Street and it quickly turns into Washington St.
  • Pass a car wash/gas station on right
  • Take the 3rd RIGHT past the car wash onto Mahler Road (Elite Bodyworks on corner)
  • We are in the last building on the left. Enter at the ramp.

FROM THE WEST (option B):
  • Take Mass Pike East
  • Take Exit 14 for 95/128 South
  • Take the Route 9 Exit towards Boston
  • Follow Rt 9 and get off the Hammond Street Exit (after you pass the Chestnut Hill Mall on your left).
  • Take a RIGHT at the bottom of the ramp on HAMMOND POND PKWY.
  • Enter next roundabout and take 3rd exit onto NEWTON ST.(Make sure to take the 3rd exit - it can get confusing because the first exit is the also Newton Street - take the other half).
  • Stay in the right lane (golf course on left).
  • Bear RIGHT at the fork (there is a stop sign here but only cars staying to the left have to stop) onto West Roxbury Parkway.
  • Go straight until you come to another roundabout (rotary) Take the 3rd exit (follow signs for Faulkand Hospital)
  • Take the 1st RIGHT onto Allandale Road and follow until the end.
  • Take a LEFT onto Centre Street (Hospital on left).
  • Take the 1st Exit off the next rotary (Arnold Arboretum on right side)
  • Take the 1st exit towards Washington Street Take a RIGHT at the bottom of the ramp (Forest Hills T Station in front). This is South Street and it quickly turns into Washington St. Pass a car wash/gas station on right.
  • Take the 3rd RIGHT past the car wash onto Mahler Road (Elite Bodyworks on corner)
  • We are in the last building on the left.
  • Enter at the ramp

FROM STORROW DRIVE:
  • Take the ramp towards KENMORE SQ./US-1 S/FENWAY.
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
  • Stay straight to go onto CHARLESGATE W.
  • Turn RIGHT onto COMMONWEALTH AVE/US-20 W/MA-2 W.
  • Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto COMMONWEALTH AVE/BEACON ST/US-20 W.
  • Stay straight to go onto BEACON ST/MA-2 W.
  • Turn LEFT onto PARK DR.
  • Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto RIVERWAY.
  • RIVERWAY becomes JAMAICAWAY.
  • JAMAICAWAY becomes ARBORWAY/MA-203 E.
  • Enter next roundabout and take 2nd exit onto ARBORWAY.
  • Take the ramp towards FOREST HILLS/ROSLINDALE.
  • Turn RIGHT onto SOUTH ST.
  • Stay straight to go onto WASHINGTON ST.
  • Turn RIGHT onto MAHLER RD.
  • We are in the last building on the left.

FROM THE JAMAICAWAY:
  • Merge onto JAMAICAWAY.
  • JAMAICAWAY becomes ARBORWAY/MA-203 E.
  • Enter next roundabout and take 2nd exit onto ARBORWAY.
  • Take the ramp towards FOREST HILLS/ROSLINDALE.
  • Turn RIGHT onto SOUTH ST.
  • Stay straight to go onto WASHINGTON ST.
  • Turn RIGHT onto MAHLER RD.
  • We are in the last building on the left.

FROM THE BRIGHTON/BROOKLINE AREA:
  • Take Market Street towards Brookline
  • Market Street turns into Chestnut Hill Avenue
  • Follow through Cleveland Circle until Route 9
  • Take LEFT onto Route 9
  • Take first RIGHT onto Lee Street (almost immediately)(reservoir will be on left at this point)
  • Lee Street turns into Clyde Street
  • Take a RIGHT at the end onto Newton Street
  • Newton Street turns into Grove Street
  • Take a LEFT onto Allandale Road (right after passing gas station on right)
  • Take LEFT onto Centre Street (Faulkner Hospital on left at this point)
  • Take 1st Right at Rotary
  • Take 1st Exit (Forest Hills)
  • Take a RIGHT at the light onto South Street
  • South Street immediately turns into Washington Street
  • Forest Hills T Station on left
  • Pass one set of lights
  • Take 3rd RIGHT after light onto Mahler Road (Elite Bodyworks on corner)
  • Last Building on left
  • Enter at ramp

More Information

Need more directions? Please call us at 617-635-1800 or 617-635-1913.

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