The Massachusetts Bail Fund pays up to $500 bail so that low-income people can stay free while they work towards resolving their case, allowing individuals, families, and communities to stay productive, together, and stable.
Massachusetts jails are filled with people awaiting trial simply because they cannot afford bail. Bail leads to longer incarcerations times, lost jobs, lost housing, and devastated families. The Massachusetts Bail Fund provides up to $500 bail for low-income individuals.
The Bail Fund also works towards reforming the bail system in Massachusetts to make it more effective and less onerous on those who cannot afford bail.
For more information on the Bail Fund, visit their website here.