Housing Support Services


ACS Housing Support and Services
150 William Street, 8th Floor
New York NY 10038
T: 212-341-2832
Families with active foster care or preventive cases—including APPLA youth—along with their Case Planners and Children’s Services Case Managers can now meet face-to-face with HSS specialists on a walk-in basis during business hours Monday-Friday. The HSS specialists provide counseling, make referrals, and assist with the completion of related forms. 

College Point
124-15 14th Avenue
College Point, NY 11356
T: 718-939-9375
Young women over 18 and pregnant or parenting who are in school or working are eligible. Staff provides childcare, help getting PA and jobs, case management, and groups. 

Covenant House
460 W. 41st Street,
New York NY
T: 800-999-9999 or 212-613-0300
Provides 30-day emergency shelter for young people less than 20 years of age. Provides counseling and case-management, will help find permanent placement. Has permanent facility called ‘Rites of Passage’. Food provided. Walk-ins accepted.  

Edwin Gould Multi-Service Center
55 East 110th St.
New York, NY
T: 212-828-2173
Edwin Gould’s Multi-Service Center provides services needed by young people who have been involved in either foster care or the juvenile justice system. For more information, see Support Services and Assistance section, above. 

Good Council/Paraclete Foundation’s Harrison House
Located on St. Vincent’s Campus in Harrison
T: 914-925-9834 or 800-723-8231 for intake
Offers housing for pregnant women over 18 who are mentally ill or abusing substances. Mothers attend day treatment programs at the hospital as well as offsite programs (e.g., life skills programs) and help is provided to get WIC, food stamps, and PA. Need to have a recent psychological and Axis I, Axis II, or substance abuse diagnosis. 

Independence Inn
400 Grand Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11238
T: 718-827-8465 or 718-326-5933
Services Provided: shelter/housing mother/child residence. Call to schedule an intake interview. Independence Inn is a residence for women ages 16-21. Residents must work or earn GED or high school diploma. The program does not help finding jobs but will help with resumes, cover letters, and skills. Provide help obtaining TANF and NYC subsidized child care. Food provided. 1 year stay limit. 

Momma’s House
3402 Park Avenue
Wantagh, Long Island
T: 516-781-8637
Maternity group home for women ages 17-21 that are pregnant or parenting. Help with finding Jobs and applying for PA. Have to pay for room and general food with wages or PA. Need based wait list.  

Regina Residence
29 Kirkwood Avenue
Merrick, NY 11566
T: 516-223-7888
Housing for mothers ages 12-21 from Nassau or Suffolk County. On site day care available. Cell phones restricted. Referrals are made by the Dept of Social Services.