- 2244 Church Avenue, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11226
T: (718) 408-5766 ext. 66200
- 1117 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11213
T: (718) 622-7323 ext. 22100
- 1958 Fulton Street, 1st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11233
T: (718) 408-5756 ext. 31700
- 120 Stuyvesant Place, Suite 412 & 413, Staten Island, NY 10301
T: (718) 282-6473 ext. 75007
- 209 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301
T: (718) 226-0496
Program Summary: CAMBA’s HomeBase homelessness prevention
program provides a variety of homelessness prevention tools to
assist families and individuals experiencing a housing crisis and are
at imminent risk of entering the shelter system. HomeBase is the
aftercare provider to those who have left shelter with a subsidy
and those placed in NYCHA housing. Should you know someone
experiencing a housing issue please feel free to contact us or
call 311 to be directed to your closest HomeBase office. All of our
offices are open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. We accept
walk-ins at all locations from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
HomeBase provides the following services directly or through referrals to our community partners:
- Budgeting and financial workshops
- Case management services
- Education and employment services
- Entitlement advocacy
- Legal services/informal mediation
- Resources for how to look for housing
- Short- term financial assistance
Originally, CAMBA HomeBase served families and individuals living in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn. In 2007, the program expanded to cover most of Brooklyn and all of Staten Island.
Must be experiencing some type of housing issue.
Families with children- Have a Public Assistance Case,
Medicaid, or Food Stamps in the WMS system that is in application,
open, pending, sanctioned or in single issuance status; Income
at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level; Must
complete an assesment using the DHS risk assessment tool
and determined to be at imminent risk of homelessness.
Singles and Adult Families- Income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level or 30 percent Area Median Income.
Must complete an assesment using the DHS risk assessment
tool and determined to be at imminent risk of homelessness.
All Eligible Applicants must live in Brooklyn community districts (2, 3, 6-15, 17) or any community district in of Staten Island
Clients Served Annually: 4,500
Referrals Accepted: Yes
This program is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services and our mobile You Can Van is funded by the Durst Family Foundation.