Win transforms the lives of New York City homeless women and their children by providing a holistic solution of safe housing, critical services and ground-breaking programs they need to succeed on their own — so the women can regain their independence and their children can look forward to a brighter future. All placements into family shelters are made through the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing office (PATH) of the New York City Department of Homeless Services.
Information on all aspects of City housing, including renting an apartment, buying a home, and apartment maintenance issues.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of NY – 212.371.1000
Many shelter programs, soup kitchens, etc.
Covenant House of NY – 212.613.0300
Food, clothing, shelter & support for youth up to age 21. 460 W. 41st St.
Homes for the Homeless – 212.529.5252
Provides a wide range of programs, activities, and services, including childcare, career training, housing and legal assistance, and community inclusive programming.
Department of Homeless Services –212.361.8000
Provides shelter, advocacy/outreach, and help with transitions.
Affordable Housing Helpline:
Available 24 hours a day. Helps with finding public housing in NYC.
English: (212) 863-5610 Spanish: (212) 863-5620
Partnership for the Homeless– 212.645.3444
Referral service, outreach to homeless, 24-hour mobile team. Covers all of West Side of Manhattan (past Washington Heights).
305 Seventh Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, New York 10001
Provide information regarding enforcement of housing code violations and other landlord/tenant issues to New York City residents, community based organizations, and other service providers.
Manhattan: (212) 962-4795* Queens: (718) 657-0599
*Manhattan line can answer questions about any borough
Transitional housing, homeless prevention programs, relocation assistance for people in the Bronx.
Women in Need – 212.695.4758
Provides transitional shelters and permanent supported apartments (for former substance abusers, victims of domestic violence and former foster children) at various locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx:
For a complete list of shelters, call the New York City Department of Homeless Services or visit their website here.
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