Emergency Shelter & Services

New York City Department of Homeless Services


Department of Homeless Services Intake Centers

The intake centers issue referrals for shelter housing.



Families


Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) Office: The PATH Office is the intake center for families in need of emergency housing. The PATH Office is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

346 Powers Avenue
Bronx, NY 10454

 


Adult Families with No Children Under 21


Adult families with no children under 21 should go to the Adult Family Intake Center (AFIC), located in Manhattan. AFIC is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

29th Street and 1st Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10016

 


Single Adult Women


There are three intake centers for single adult women in need of emergency housing:

Brooklyn Women's Shelter
116 Williams Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Franklin Shelter
1122 Franklin Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456

Jamaica Armory (Women)
93-05 168th Street
Jamaica, NY 11434

 


Single Adult Men


There is one intake center for single adult men in need of emergency housing:

30th Street Intake
400-430 East 30th Street (near 1st Avenue)
New York, NY 10016

 


 

University Support & Services


Campus Counseling Services

Single Stop


Resources


For information about poverty and/or issues related to homelessness, visit the following websites:

NYC Department of Homeless Services

NYC Food & Hunger Hotline:  866-888-8777 <pdf>

NYC Innovations in Mental Health

AccessNYC  (Benefit Information)

HomeBase (Homeless Prevention Network)  Rent & Eviction Issues

Food of NYC

National Coalition for the Homeless

New York Homeless Shelters & Services for the Needy

NYC 311