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Resources & Services

Emergency Housing

If you are in need of emergency housing, you should visit a New York City intake center

Single Adults

  • 30th Street Men's Shelter
    400-430 East 30th St., New York, NY 10016
  • HELP Women's Shelter
    116 Williams Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217

Families WITHOUT Minor Children

  • 30th Street Men's Shelter (located inside the shelter)
    400-430 East 30th St., New York, NY 10016

Families with Children

  • Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH)
    151 East 151st St., Bronx, NY 10451


Domestic Violence Victims

If you are a victim of domestic violence and are in need of emergency housing, please call Safe Horizon at 800-621-HOPE (4673) for a referral. Locations of domestic violence shelters are kept confidential to ensure the safety of residents.

People with Disabilities

Access information about shelters and housing assistance for people with disabilities through Barrier Free Living).

Drop-in Centers

Drop-in centers do not have beds, but provide single adults the option to come indoors for the night and sleep in a chair. During the day, they can receive meals and social services, and some centers offer showers and laundry. These centers are an alternative for adults who do not wish to enter the shelter system.

Below is a list of the 24-hour drop-in centers for adults.

  • Mainchance
    212-883-0680 ext. 301
    120 East 32nd St., New York, NY 10016
  • The Living Room
    800 Barretto St., Bronx, NY 10474

Below is a list of Drop-in Centers for Adults that are open from 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM

  • Olivieri Center
    257 West 30th St., New York, NY 10001
  • The Gathering Place
    2402 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11233
  • Project Hospitality
    25 Central Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301