Homeless Resources

The Street Sheets are produced by Amanda Parrish Block with technical direction from Mary Ellen Kennel, in cooperation with the Churches of the Village United Methodist Church and Partners in Grace, a coalition of faith Communities located in the Greenwich Village area in the neighborhood of Grace Episcopal Church. The Street Sheets are distributed thanks to Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing.

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SHELTERS |  HYGIENE | MEDICAL CARE | FOOD PROGRAMS

SHELTERS

Shelters for Men | Shelters for Women | Shelters for Youth | Shelters for Seniors | Eviction Prevention | Housing Counseling | SRO and Short Term Rentals

SHELTERS FOR MEN

Third Avenue Men's Shelter 186 East 123rd Street at Lexington Avenue

Shelter for men with mental illness. 30th Street Men's Shelter Vacancy Control and Intake Unit, 400-430 East 30th Street at First Avenue, 212-481-0771. Intake center for homeless men who are new to the DHS shelter system or who have not resided in the DHS system for over six months.

Bowery Mission 45-51 Avenue D, NY, NY, 10009, 212-777-3424, 777-5649

Transitional housing, taking you from the streets to permanent housing. Open 24 hours.

Cathedral Cares 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 111th Street, 212-316-7582

Targeted primarily to employed or employable men. Residents must be drug-free or enrolled in an addiction treatment program. Curfew is at 8:15 p.m.

Yorkville Dignity Shelter 8 East 109th Street bet. Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-410-2264

Private shelter for homeless men who are in recovery from addiction. Six-month program of intensive case management, employment and housing aid.

Church of the Blessed Sacrament 152 West 71st Street bet. Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues 212-873-9224

Private shelter for homeless, working men. Call for intake information. Doors open at 7 a.m.

Intake Shelters for Men and Women

30th Street Men’s Shelter 400-430 30th Street at First Avenue, Manhattan. Take the 6 train to 28th Street.

Brooklyn Women’s Shelter 116 Williams Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.
Take the C train to Liberty Avenue.

Franklin Shelter 1122 Franklin Avenue Bronx, NY. Take the 2 or 5 train to 149th Street / 3rd Avenue and the 55 Bus to 3rd Avenue and East 166th Street.

Jamaica Armory 93-05 168th Street, Jamaica, NY.
Take the E train to Jamaica Center / Archer Avenue.

SHELTERS FOR WOMEN

Missionaries of Charity Saint Joseph Residence. 406 West 127th Street, 212-222-7229

For homeless women and survivors of domestic violence. Call for intake information.

Dwelling Place 409 West 40th Street bet. Eight and Ninth Avenues, 212-564-7887

Women 30 and older. Must be drug and alcohol-free.

Maternity Shelters

Louise Wise Maternity Residence 55 West 125th Street bet. Fifth and Lenox Avenues, 646-981-1700

Inwood House 320 East 82nd Street bet. First and Second Avenues, 212-861-4400

Ages 13-22 only. Pre-natal and post-natal care provided. Also operates a foster care program.

New York Foundling 590 Sixth Avenue bet. 16th and 17th Streets, 212-633-9300

Pre and post-natal care provided. Call for intake.

 

SHELTERS FOR YOUTH

Covenant House 460 West 41st Street bet. Ninth and Tenth Avenues, 212-613-0300

For runaways and homeless youths. Pro

vides counseling and other services.

Safe Horizon 545 Eighth Avenue bet. 37th and 38th Streets, 22nd Floor, 212 695-2220

No referral necessary. Drop in center with showers, laundry, bag lunches, counseling and advocacy provided.

 

SHELTERS FOR SENIORS

Dorot Transitional Shelter 316 West 95th Street bet. West End Avenue and Riverside Drive, 212-666-2000

Transitional shelter for seniors who wish to find permanent housing. Must be ambulatory with no history of mental illness. Rent charged on a sliding scale (30 percent of income). Average stay is two to four months. Intake: Monday- Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

American Red Cross 150 Amsterdam Avenue bet. West 66th and 67th Streets, 212-875-2250

Arranges temporary shelter for elderly New Yorkers. Meals and casework provided. Clients must have a history of paying rent and maintaining an apartment in their own name.

Peter’s Place 123 West 23rd Street bet. Sixth and Seventh Avenues, 212-727-0725

Drop in center for men and women over 60 years of age. Arranges referrals to overnight faith based shelters. Assists with benefits and housing.

 

EVICTION PREVENTION

Bridge Fund of NYC 105 East 22nd Street, Suite 621E (at Park Avenue), 212-674-0812

Provides loans and assistance with rent arrears to Manhattan residents who are at risk of eviction. Clients must be referred by a social service agency. Call to request an application.

Catholic Charities 1011 First Avenue bet. 55th and 56th Streets, 212-371-1000

Provides limited financial assistance for families and individuals facing eviction; referral needed.

Coalition for the Homeless 129 Fulton Street at Nassau, 4th floor, 212-964-5900

Provides cash assistance for households facing eviction, along with client advocacy to assist in securing rent arrears grants from public and private agencies. Call for appointment.

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies 281 Park Avenue at 22nd Street, 212-777-4800 ext.329

Provides limited financial assistance for rent arrears and other expenses. Assistance provided on a one-time basis. Case assessment by telephone.

City Task Force 14141 Livingston Street, Housing Court, 2nd floor, 212-962-4795

Mondays until 4 p.m.

Salvation Army 120 West 14th Street, 212-477-3719, Brooklyn: 718-455-4102

Provides limited financial assistance for families and individuals facing eviction.

United Way of New York City 2 Park Avenue bet. East 32nd and 33rd
Streets, 212-982-5512

Provides financial assistance for families and individuals who are
facing eviction.

 

HOUSING COUNSELING

Structured Employment Economic Development Company 915 Broadway, 17th Floor, 212-204-1389

Strycker's Bay Neighborhood 61 West 87th Street, Lower Level, 212-874-7272

United Jewish Council, East Side 235 East Broadway 212-233-6037

West Harlem Group Assistance 500 West 134th Street, 212-862-1399 Ext. 26

SRO and Short Term Rentals

 

SRO AND SHORT TERM RENTALS

City Rooms 60 West 22nd Street bet. 5th and 6th Avenues, 212-243-3234

Rent is $125 per week with three weeks advance. Proof of income and picture ID required.

Easy Room Rental 3766 Broadway bet. 156th and 157th Streets, 212-234-2338

Rent is $125 per week with three weeks advance. Proof of income and picture ID required.

New York City Rooms for Rent 606 West 145th Street bet. Broadway and Riverside Drive, 212-368-2685

Rents are $100-$125 per week with three weeks advance. Proof of employment and picture ID required.

New York Rental 3476 Broadway bet. 141st and 142nd Streets, 212-281-7983

Rents are $100- $150 per week per week with three weeks advance. Proof of employment/income and picture ID required. Student friendly.

Riverview Hotel 113 Jane Street bet. Washington and West Streets, 212-929-0060

Welfare payments not accepted. $159.38 + tax, weekly.

Room Finders 107-36 Continental Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11375, 718-793-0044

Rents are $100 per week per week with three weeks advance. Proof of employment/income and picture ID required. Student friendly.

Sunshine Hotel SRO 241 Bowery between Prince & Stanton Streets, 212-674-3445

Must be employed. Frequent vacancies. Cubicles and dormitory-style accommodations, and public bathroom. Welfare payments accepted.

Vigilant SRO 370 Eighth Avenue between West 28th and 29th Streets, 212-594-5246

Men only. $120, weekly. Drop-in centers.

Urban Community Services 521 West 126th Street bet. Broadway and
Amsterdam Avenue, 212-749-8900

Monday-Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Referral, medical and psychiatric services, case management, benefits assistance and housing placements, transitional employment services, meals, showers, and laundry facilities.

The Bridge 551 West 125th Street, 212-663-3000

Monday-Friday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Provides outreach services and drop-in center for homeless individuals in Harlem and Morningside Heights, including referrals for mental health services. Call for a referral. Walk-in services available.

Neighborhood Center for Homeless People Drop-In Center 237 East 77th Street bet. Second and Third Avenue, 212-861-0704

24-hours, daily. Provides case management, benefits assistance, and referrals. Arranges referrals to overnight faith-based shelters.

Safe Space 133 West 46th Street Bet. Sixth Avenue and Broadway 212-481-8062

Monday-Friday 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Drop-in center for homeless and runaway youths. Provides showers, meals, clothes, counseling, medical treatment, case management, arts/recreation, and shelter.

Grand Central Neighborhood 147 East 43rd Street, 212-818-1220

Open daily 5 a.m.-12 midnight. Referrals to overnight faith-based shelters.

Open Door 402 West 41st Street at Ninth Avenue, 212-465-0975

Ages 21 years and older only. Daily: doors open at 6 a.m. Evening shelter available at 6 p.m. Social services available weekdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Provides case management, shower, benefits assistance, food, and other services. Arranges referrals to overnight faith-based shelters. Breakfast, lunch, dinner served daily.

Antonio Oliveri Drop-In Center 257 West 30th Street bet. Seventh and Eighth Avenues, 212-947-3211

Daily: doors open at 6 a.m. Evening shelter available at 6 p.m.
Drop-in center for homeless women providing case management, benefits assistance, food, and referrals to services. Arranges referrals to overnight faith-based shelters. Breakfast, lunch, dinner served daily. Weekdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Peter's Place 123 West 23rd Street bet. Sixth and Seventh Avenues, 212-727-0725

24-hours, daily. For men and women over 60 years of age or individuals living with disabilities. Arranges referrals to overnight faith-based shelters. Assistance with benefits and housing referrals
provided.

Safe Space 29 West 17th bet 5th & 6th Avenues, 212-645-8873; Mobile unit on weekends, 917-586-1108

Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Provides showers, meals, clothes, counseling, medical treatment, case management, and arts.

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