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Tel: 844-319-4432
E-mail: info@asa.edu

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 9pm
Saturday: 10am – 2pm

Food and Housing Services

EMERGENCY DISASTERS
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Coordinates the federal government’s role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror. Disaster survivors can contact: (800) 621-FEMA (3362)
  • NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Ready NY Guides: The guides offer tips and information designed to help New Yorkers prepare for all types of emergencies. The brochures available are on general preparedness, pandemic flu, flooding, hurricanes, beat the heat, pets, kids: k-12, kids: middle school & high school, among others.
  • NYC Public Health Emergency Preparedness: Provides information on how to be prepared for emergencies. Personal & family safety, home safety, seniors and disabled, coping in a disaster and helping others are some of the topics you are able to search for on this site. For all NYC inquiries, you can call 311 or visit 311 Online.
FOOD AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS
  • Pantries & Soup Kitchens: Food Program Locator can be used to locate food pantries, soup kitchens and senior centers throughout New York City.
  • GrowNYC: Provides information about food market locations. Each market is an anchor to its community providing not only fresh, locally-grown food, but a gathering place where neighbors can come together, share recipes, watch a cooking demonstration, take a tour with a chef and learn about local agriculture. 51 Chambers Street, Room 228, New York, NY 10007 Tel: (212) 788-7900
  • New York City Coalition Against Hunger: Food Program Locator: Search for food programs in your area.
  • NYS Department of Health-Nutrition Division: Provides information about nutritious food and educating people about making healthy lifestyle choices. Child and Adult Care Food Program: Tel: (800) 942-3858 Growing Up Healthy Hotline: Tel: (800) 522-5006
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): SNAP can help you put healthy food on the table. SNAP monthly benefits can be used to purchase food at authorized retail food stores. SNAP benefits help low-income working people, seniors, the disabled and others feed their families. Human Resources Administration Tel: (718) 557-1399 or (877) 472-8411
EMERGENCY SHELTER
  • Earn Benefits.org Emergency Shelters: locations where you can go to get immediate shelter, food, and other resources to help you get back on your feet, find jobs and housing.Manhattan:
    • MainChance: 120 E 32nd St., New York, NY 10017
    • Jonh Heuss House: 42 Beaver St., New York, NY 10004
    • Olivieri Center for Women: 257 W 30th St., New York, NY 10001
    • Neighborhood Center for Homeless People: 237 E 77th St., New York, NY
    • Peter’s Place: 123 W 23rd St., New York, NY 10011
    • Project Rescue: 315 Bowery, New York, NY 10003

    Bronx:

    • The Living Room: 890 Garrison Ave, Bronx, NY 10011

    Brooklyn:

    • Bond Street Drop: In Center 39-41 Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
    • The Gathering Place: 2402 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11233

    Staten Island:

    • Project Hospitality Drop-In-Center: 25 Central Ave, Staten Island, NY 10036
EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR FAMILIES

NYC Department of Homeless Services- defines a family as: 1) Legally married couples with or without children; 2) Single parents with children; 3) Pregnant women; 4) Unmarried couples, with or without children, who have cohabited for a substantial period of time and demonstrate a need to be sheltered together.

  • Intake Facility for Families with Minor Children (Under 21) and Pregnant Women Prevention: Assistance & Temporary Housing (Path). 346 Powers Avenue Bronx, NY 10454 Tel: (917) 521-3900 or 311
  • Intake Facility for Adult Families with No Children: Adult Family Intake Center (AFIC) 400 E 29th St. (1st Avenue), New York, NY 10016 Tel: (212) 481-4704 or 311
EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR MEN
  • The Bowery Mission: Men’s Shelter: offers a broad range of services to help those who are hungry, homeless or in need of medical care. The Bowery Mission also provides help for those struggling with addictions. 227 Bowery New York, NY 10002 Tel: (212) 674- 3456 or (800) Bowery-1
  • Homes & Communities, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Homeless Men-Intake Shelter: This is an intake and assessment shelter for single homeless men. The stay at an Assessment Shelter could be about ninety days. During the initial or “intake” period the homeless individual receives a comprehensive evaluation, including a medical examination, assistance with entitlements applications, if needed, an employment evaluation and, where applicable, a substance abuse and/or psychiatric evaluation. Sometimes, as a result of these evaluations, a homeless person may be transferred to a shelter where his/her particular needs will be addressed. 400-430 E 30th Street (Near 1st Avenue) NY, NY 10016 Tel: (212) 481-4730 or (212) 637-5350
EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR SINGLE ADULTS
  • CAMBA: The Gathering Place Homeless Drop-In Center: The shelter serves adult individuals (18+). Services include: 2 meals a day, shower & laundry facilities, access to clothing, mail & phone services, case management, entitlement assistance, substance abuse treatment, medical/mental health care, recreational activities, acupuncture and information & referral. (No beds – must sleep in chairs). 2402 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, NY Subway: A to Broadway Junction Tel: (718) 385-8726 Ext. 325 or 323
  • Earn Benefits.org-Emergency Shelters: locations where you can go to get immediate shelter, food, and other resources to help you get back on your feet, find jobs and housing.Manhattan:
    • MainChance: 120 E 32nd St., New York, NY 10017
    • Jonh Heuss House: 42 Beaver St., New York, NY 10004
    • Olivieri Center for Women: 257 W 30th St., New York, NY 10001
    • Neighborhood Center for Homeless People: 237 E 77th St., New York, NY
    • Peter’s Place: 123 W 23rd St., New York, NY 10011
    • Project Rescue: 315 Bowery, New York, NY 10003

    Bronx:

    • The Living Room: 890 Garrison Ave, Bronx, NY 10011

    Brooklyn:

    • Bond Street Drop: In Center 39-41 Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
    • The Gathering Place: 2402 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11233

    Staten Island:

    • Project Hospitality Drop-In-Center: 25 Central Ave, Staten Island, NY 10036
EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR WOMEN
  • Homes & Communities, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Women’s Shelter Intakes Franklin Shelter-1122 Franklin Avenue Bronx, NY 10456 Tel: (718) 842-9510
  • HELP Women’s Shelter: Serves single homeless women, age 18 and older. The center has 40 transitional living beds and 135 assessment beds. The assessment center is designed to help clients create and implement a plan to move into transitional or permanent housing. All clients receive medical and psychiatric attention. 116 Williams Avenue (b/w Liberty Ave. and Glenmore Ave.), Brooklyn, NY Subway: C to Liberty Ave. Tel: (718) 483-7700
  • Project Rescue Drop In Centers – Bowery Residents Committee, Inc.: Bowery Safe Haven- Serves all homeless individuals ages 18 and over. Depending on circumstances, clients are offered on-site medical care (PPD testing, physical exam, HIV testing) including detoxification and long term rehabilitation referrals, psychiatric assistance, as well as assistance with entitlements and vocational training. The center provides meals and clothing and also specializes in working with veterans. 315 Bowery St. 2nd Floor New York, NY 10003 Tel. (212) 533-5656
EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR YOUTHS UNDER 21
  • Covenant House: Serves youth that are running away from home, were thrown out by a family member, or are coming from the subways or the streets. Covenant House serves over 400 homeless youth daily. Services provided include health, mental, mother and child programs, transitional housing, substance abuse, vocational training among others. 460 West 41st Street New York, NY 10036 Tel: (212) 613-0300