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Street Sheets/Resources available for homeless and poor New Yorkers:



Job Skills Development










Bronx Food Programs


Queens Food Programs


Staten Island Outreach


Brooklyn Meals


Brooklyn Pantries



Citywide Task Force on Housing Court

Coalition for the Homeless

Housing First

Housing Here and Now
718-246-7900 x250

Met Council on Housing

Interfaith Coalition of Advocates for Reentry and Employment (ICARE)
Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition

Partnership for the Homeless

Picture the Homeless

Pratt Institute Center for Community & Environmental Development (PICCED)

Supportive Housing Network of NYC

Tenants & Neighbors


Faith Based Community Coalitions

  • Eastside Congregations for Housing Justice
  • West Siders for Peace and Justice
  • Partners in Grace
  • Ecclesia Ministries of New York
  • OTHER RESOURCES most comprehensive guide to overall housing related issues in NYC; contains over one hundred links to organizations, laws and regulations, government agencies, attorneys, etc. Excellent “gateway” for anyone needing housing information.


    ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS:following are links to local housing, homeless and tenant advocacy organizations; each site contains links to additional local and national organizations. They advocate and lobby for funding and legislation.

    Housing First- 718-388-1478

    Housing Here & Now 212-608-5122

    City-Wide Task Force on Housing Court 212-962-4266

    Met Council on Housing 212-979-6238

    NYS Tenants & Neighbors 212-608-4320

    Habitat for Humanity 212-991-4000

    Coalition for the Homeless 212-964-5900

    Partnership for the Homeless 212-645-3444


    EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: help with evictions or emergency shelter or call 311.


    FINDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING: See these websites for types of housing & income guidelines; where to obtain applications and how to get on waiting lists. Good overall gateway, the “NYC Affordable Housing Resource Center” (Call “311”) This site is maintained by HPD and has a email listserv that you can sign up for to get notices of new lotteries for “affordable housing” set asides in new housing (such as “80-20" programs), also Mitchell-Lama Housing, etc. (Call 212-863-5610 or 311) This site is maintained by the Dept for the Aging; go to right side of page and under "other resources" click on the link to "City-wide Senior Housing Search" for lists of senior housing sites by zip code and how to apply to each. (Call 311) Site of NYC Rent Guidelines Board, worth exploring, many tips and links (212-385-2934) by Center for Urban Community Services, currently has the best updated list of vacancies and contact information for various non-profit “Supportive Housing” buildings through out NYC. (212-801-3300) Site by NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR listings throughout NY State (1-866-275-3427) Site by US Housing & Urban Development, search feature for NYS and national listings (1-212-264-8000) Jewish Home for the Aging, types of senior housing & nursing homes, links & referrals (212-870-5919) Friends and Relatives of the Institutionalized Aged- good info on “Assisted Loving”, Nursing Homes and advocacy (212-732-4455)

    (Above Information compiled courtesy of Goddard Riverside Family Council: 212-873-6600 x304 visit us at The Foundation for Senior Citizens has a "home sharing program" New York State has an on-line list of where to apply for "accessible" housing

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