If you're homeless or have a housing crisis, you can apply for shelter or get help to avoid shelter altogether.
To see if you're eligible for shelter, visit an intake center. Workers will interview you about your living situation to see if you're eligible. In some cases, workers might offer you services to help you avoid shelter.Homeless drop-in centers are available to everyone.
How to Apply
To apply for shelter, you'll need to go to an intake center first. Make sure you go to the right intake center depending on your age or family situation. Intake centers are open 24/7, including holidays. Bring your documents with you.Single Adult Men (18 or older)30th Street Intake Center For Men 400-430 East 30th Street (at 1st Avenue), New York, NY 10016Single Adult Women (18 or older)Franklin Shelter For Women1122 Franklin Avenue Bronx, NY 10456929-281-2330 (https://portal.311.nyc.gov/article/?kanumber=KA-02528) Adult families (with no children under 21)Adult Family Intake Center (AFIC)400-430 East 30th Street (corner of 1st Avenue)New York, NY 10016Families with children younger than 21 or with a pregnant woman, or a single pregnant womanPrevention Assistance and Temporary Housing Office (PATH)151 East 151st Street Bronx, NY 10451718-503-6400 (https://access.nyc.gov/programs/runaway-and-homeless-youth-drop-in-centers/) Other Options