Are You Homeless?

Homeless individuals and families have a right to shelter in the City of New York. If you are currently homeless, you can seek assistance at the intake shelters listed below. If you have difficulty applying for shelter or in receiving a shelter bed, or have questions about shelter, please come into the Crisis Intervention Program at the Coalition for the Homeless. Scroll down for more information about how to get help at the Crisis Intervention Program.  

Shelter for Single Adult Men and Women

Men -
30th Street Men's Shelter

400-430 30th Street at First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Directions:
Take the 6 train to 28th St and walk to 30th St and 1st Ave.

Women
Brooklyn Women's Shelter

116 Williams Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Directions:
Take the C train to Liberty Ave.

Franklin Women's Shelter
1122 Franklin Avenue at East 166th Street
Bronx, NY 10456
Directions:
Take the 2 or 5 train to 149th St / 3rd Ave and the 55 Bus to 3rd Ave and E.166th St.

Shelter for Families & Adult Couples without Minor Children (under 21)

Adult Family Intake Center (AFIC) 
Located inside of the 30th Street Men's Shelter
400-430 30th Street at First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Directions:
Take the 6 train to 28th St and walk to 30th St and 1st Ave
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Shelter for Families with Children (under 21) 

Prevention and Temporary Housing (PATH)

151 East 151st Street
Bronx, NY 10454
Directions:
Subway: Take the 2, 4, or 5 train to 149th Street/Grand Concourse. Walk north on Grand Concourse two blocks, to E. 151st Street and turn left. Walk two blocks to Walton Avenue. The PATH office is located at the corner on your right.


Are you in need of assistance with your shelter placement or application for shelter? 

The Coalition's Crisis Intervention Program provides same-day, walk-in help for New Yorkers who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. No appointment is necessary. Our counselors and advocates are available five days each week. However, because we are limited in the daily number of clients we can serve, please arrive at our offices, located at 129 Fulton Street in lower Manhattan, before 9am to sign up and receive assistance on a first-come, first serve basis.

We provide assistance and advocacy with:
• Problems at shelters, intake centers, and at PATH
• Benefits (Public Assistance, Food Stamps, SSI/SSD, Medicaid, etc.)
• Establishing a mailing address
• Applications for housing assistance (Section 8, public housing, supportive housing, etc.)

We also provide referrals for:
• Shelter

• Clothing
• Food pantry
• Legal Services
• Counseling
Detox and Addiction Treatment


• Job Training
• Medical and Mental Health Services
• Domestic Violence Counseling
• Assistance with ID
• Immigration Services
• Other Service

Directions:
Take the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, or Z trains to Fulton Street station. Metrocards will be provided for your return trip.