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City of NYC Department of Homeless Services

33 Beaver St. 16th floor
Phone: (212)-361-0584 Website: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dhs/about/contact.page Hours: 24 hour phone hotline. Open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Services: Shelter, other resource information, and assistance for single individuals or families. Emergency shelter. Eligibility: All families and individuals applying for shelter must have valid original identification or documents to prove their identity. In addition, all applicants should also bring documents that demonstrate proof of their recent places of residence. Languages: Website translates to nearly 100 languages. Spanish friendly on hotline.

Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) Office

151 E. 151st Street
Bronx, NY 10451
Website: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dhs/shelter/families/families-with-children-applying.page Phone: Call (718) 503-6400 with questions Hours: Open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Application processing from 9 am to 5 pm during the week. Services: For single pregnant women and families with children under 21 who are applying for shelter for the first time; need to have identification, such as a welfare ID card, green card, driver's license, passport/visa, or picture employment card Eligibility: Verify that the applicant couple is either legally married or has obtained a valid domestic partnership certificate; or Prove medical dependency of one applicant upon another; or Establish that two or more adult applicants as listed above share a care-taking (emotionally or physically) relationship and can demonstrate that they have resided with one another for 180 days within the year immediately prior to the date of application for Temporary Housing Assistance or can provide birth certificates to prove a parent/child or sibling family relationship. Languages: Interpreter assistance available if the individual does not speak English.

Adult Family Intake Center (AFIC)

400-430 East 30th St./ 1st Ave.
New York, NY 10016 (Manhattan)
Website: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dhs/shelter/families/adult-families-applying.page Hours: Open 24 hours, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays. Services: Adult shelter Eligibility: Adult families with no children under 21. Must have valid, original identification and proof of residence within the past year. Languages: Interpreter assistance available if the individual does not speak English.

Mainchance

120 East 32nd Street in East Midtown
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Phone: (212) 883-0680 Ext. 301 Services: Emergency assistance drop-in center for shelter. The Barretto Street Safe Haven (in the same building as the Living Room) has 50 beds for homeless adults The Pyramid Safe Haven has 125 beds for single adult males. Housing placement and benefits assistance, Medical and psychiatric care, Nutritional assistance, Medication monitoring, Substance abuse counseling, Drug and alcohol treatment referrals. Website: http://www.grandcentralneighborhood.org/services/mainchance-drop-in-center/

The Living Room

800 Barretto Street (at Lafayette Avenue) Phone: (718) 893-3606 Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Services: Emergency assistance drop-in center for shelter. The Barretto Street Safe Haven (in the same building as the Living Room) has 50 beds for homeless adults The Pyramid Safe Haven has 125 beds for single adult males. Housing placement and benefits assistance, Medical and psychiatric care, Nutritional assistance, Medication monitoring, Substance abuse counseling, Drug and alcohol treatment referrals. Website: http://bronxworks.org/living-room-safe-havens Languages: Website has many languages.

Olivieri Center

257 West 30th Street near Penn Station
Hours: 7:30am - 8:30pm, 7 days a week Phone: (212) 947-3211 Website: http://www.coalitionforthehomeless.org/resources/antonio-olivieri-drop-in-center/ Services: Emergency assistance drop-in center for shelter. Soup kitchen, showers, and other services available to members of the program. Eligibility: Clients may drop in during business hours, see intake, and may join the program if they qualify (cannot be part of another program for at least the past year).

The Gathering Place

2402 Atlantic Avenue Basement, Brooklyn, NY 11233 Phone: (718) 385-8726 Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Services: Emergency assistance drop-in center for shelter. Three meals a day, Shower/laundry facilities and access to clothing, Mail and phone services, Therapeutic recreational activities, Case management services/entitlement(s) assistance, Comprehensive medical/mental health services, and referrals to treatment resources. Eligibility: 18 and older, both men and women.

Project Hospitality

25 Central Avenue Staten Island, NY 10301 Phone: (718) 720-0079 Fax: 718-720-5476 Email: info@projecthospitality.org Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Services: Emergency assistance drop-in center for shelter. HIV and AIDS services. Pantry, soup kitchen, and congregate meals available. Languages: English and Spanish specific resources and phone numbers can be found at http://www.projecthospitality.org/need-our-help/