Women’s Shelters in New York City

How to find a women’s shelter in New York City

How do I find a women’s shelter near me in New York City?

For women seeking shelter in New York City, the first step is to visit an intake shelter. It is important to visit an intake shelter because shelters are created according to your current situation: single women seeking shelter go to different shelters than women with families and children. Women survivors of Domestic Violence that need fae, immediate shelter (due to domestic violence) have access to assistance at places like Freedom House. NYC’s intake shelters are open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The intake shelters are located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx so select the intake shelter that fits your situation and that is nearest to you.

NYC Shelters for Women Survivors of Domestic Violence with Disabilities

If you are a victim of domestic violence and have a disability and are seeking placement, and are seeking safe shelter, call Freedom House emergency shelter at (212) 400-6470.
Freedom House Domestic Violence Crisis Shelter

Barrier Free Living (BFL) works with survivors of domestic violence with disabilities. Its Freedom House shelter was the first fully accessible shelter for people with disabilities. Freedom House is unmatched in the services and help it provides to domestic violence survivors with disabilities and their families. Freedom House works with single adults and adults with children.

Freedom House is a temporary shelter that welcomes people who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing.  Freedom House also serves people who are blind or have visual impairments and wheelchair users. Residents are provided private living spaces (take a virtual tour of Freedom House) The Barrier Free Living staff is caring and professional.  They work in multi-disciplinary teams to find and build the helpful tools for your particular situation. Staff is fluent in American Sign Language, Spanish and English is available.

Freedom House : (212) 400-6470
Deaf Services Video Phone: (646) 807-4013

Curious what Freedom House is like?
Watch the Freedom House Tour Video »

Counseling for Domestic Violence Survivors

Secret Garden is Community-Based Domestic Violence Program.
Phone: (212) 533-4358
Deaf Services Video Phone: (646) 807-4013
Website: www.bflnyc.org

Looking for more information about shelter, housing, and programs for women with disabilities?
Visit Barrier Free Living at www.bflnyc.org

Finding Shelter in New York City for Single Women

Shelter Intake Center for Single Adult Women in Brooklyn

Address: 116 Williams Avenue, Brooklyn (between Liberty Avenue and Glenmore Avenue).
Subway: C train to Liberty Avenue.

Shelter Intake Center for Single Adult Women in the Bronx

Address: 1122 Franklin Avenue, Bronx (near East 166th Street)
Subway: 2 or 5 train to 149th Street then the #55 bus to 166th Street & 3rd Avenue OR the #21 bus to 166th Street & Boston Road.

Finding Shelter in New York City for Families and Pregnant Women

Shelter Intake Center for Families with Children under 21

Department of Homeless Services (DHS) Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) Intake Center
151 East 151st Street Bronx, NY
2, 4 or 5 train to 149th Street – Grand Concourse
More Information about applying for shelter at the DHS website:
Brochure about the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) Intake Center: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dhs/downloads/pdf/path-brochure.pdf


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