Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is committed to protecting the health and safety of those living and working in their facilities. 

Learn more about the City's response, including testing, supplies and telehealth, food, education, and targeted outreach and support.

Need something else?

Homeless people who are living on the streets can go to a drop-in center to receive services such as:

  • Hot meals and clothing
  • Counseling and medical care
  • Showers and laundry facilities
  • Help finding a job or applying for benefits

There are drop-in centers in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island. There are no drop-in centers in Queens. The Brooklyn drop-in center is wheelchair accessible. All centers are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays.

The Department of Homeless Services does not provide transportation services to these drop-in centers.

The Living Room
800 Barretto Street (at Lafayette Avenue)
Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays. 

By Subway: 6 train to Hunts Point Avenue

Gathering Place
2402 Atlantic Avenue (between Sackman Street and Jardine Place)

By Subway: A train to Broadway Junction

Mainchance
120 East 32nd Street (between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue)

By Subway: 6 train to 33rd Street


Olivieri Center for Homeless
257 West 30th Street (between 7th Avenue and 8th Avenue)

By Subway: A, C, E, 1, 2, or 3 train to 34th Street-Penn Station

Project Hospitality
50 Richmond Terrace (between Wall Street and Schuyler Street)