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Adult and Family Shelters

SCO operates homeless shelters throughout Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx that provide individuals and families a safe place to stay. Many of our shelters also offer a variety of on-site services including job readiness, drop-in child care, medical, mental health, and rehabilitation to help residents find permanent housing and prepare for independent living. We also link residents to appropriate neighborhood services that help in their efforts to secure and maintain permanent housing.

Who Can Benefit from this Program

Individuals or families who are experiencing homelessness and are in need of temporary housing

Age Criteria or Other Eligibility Requirements

There is no age restriction. In NYC, eligibility is determined by the Department of Homeless Services

How to Access this Program or Service


  • Families with children must apply for shelter at DHS’ Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) intake center located at 151 East 151st St, Bronx, NY . PATH is open 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays
  • Adult Family Intake Center is located at 400 -430 East 30th Street, NY, NY 10016. AFIC is open 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays

On Long Island:  Contact your county’s Department of Social Services

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