How do I get emergency housing in NY?

If you are currently homeless or at-risk of homelessness please contact your local Department of Social Services. If you are located in New York City (NYC), please call 311 or visit the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) where there is information on intake centers, prevention programs, etc.

How does Homebase NYC work?

What is Homebase and how does it work? Homebase is a homelessness prevention network with 23 locations across the 5 boroughs of New York City. Each year over 25,000 at-risk households are provided services to assist with a housing crisis and support stability.

How do I find a homeless shelter in NYC?

If you are a homeless family, a single pregnant woman, or a single adult, you can apply to enter the shelter system at an intake center. You can also get assistance if you are about to become homeless. If you would like to speak to a counselor, 311 can give you the address of your local HomeBase office.

How many employees does BronxWorks have?

Building on the contributions of our board members, supporters, partner organizations, and 900-plus employees, the BronxWorks leadership team charts a clear strategic path toward meaningful, long-lasting change.

How do I get a housing voucher in NYC?

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA). Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

What is a Homebase voucher?

HomeBASE is a state program that assists families leaving emergency shelters to transition to permanent housing. The program can provide a maximum of $10,000 over a 12-month period to cover housing-related costs, including: rental start-up costs, including first and last month’s rent and a security deposit.

Is Bronxworks a nonprofit?

Bronxworks Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 1985, and donations are tax-deductible. Is this your nonprofit? Access the Nonprofit Portal to submit data and download your rating toolkit.

Who founded Bronxworks?

Mildred Zucker

Building at 1130 Grand Concourse
Named after The Bronx
Formation 1972
Founders Mildred Zucker,
Founded at Morris Heights, Bronx

Do homeless people get benefits?

FACT: You can get SNAP benefits even if you live on the streets and don’t have a mailing address. If you live in a shelter, bring a letter from a shelter employee that says you live there when you apply. MYTH: People who live in shelters can’t get SNAP benefits because they already get free meals.