Need Shelter?

I Need a Place Tonight: Drop-In Centers

If you're a single adult and you need a place to sleep tonight, try one of New York City's drop-in centers.

Drop-in centers provide a chair in which you can sleep for the night, out of the elements.

Drop-in centers also have some social services, and limited access to food.

Here are the three drop-in centers in New York City:

Manhattan: Main Chance

120 East 32nd Street
New York, NY 10016


Brooklyn: The Gathering Place

2402 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11233


Bronx: The Living Room / Safe Haven

800 Baretto Street
Bronx, NY 10474


Long-Term Shelter and Other Resources

The Coalition for the Homeless has an excellent website with information to help you with:

Learn more here: