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The Gathering Place Drop-in Center


​​2402 Atlantic Avenue, Basement, Brooklyn​​, NY 11233
T: (718) 385-8726

Program Summary: The Gathering Place Drop-in Center serves homeless men and women, 18 and older, 24 hours per day, seven days a week, year round. The center provides a safe, sanitary and stable alternative to the street, using an individualized and flexible approach to serve the hard-to-reach street homeless population that refuses the city shelter system. ​

Services available include:

  • Three meals a day
  • Shower/laundry facilities and access to clothing
  • Mail and phone services
  • Therapeutic recreational activities
  • Case management services/entitlement(s) assistance
  • Comprehensive medical/mental health services and referrals to treatment resources

Qualified candidates may be transported to and from a respite site every evening. The respite sites provide dinner and a temporary bed assignment.

  • Eligibility: Street homeless men or women, 18 and older
  • Clients Served Annually: 500+
  • Referrals Accepted: No

This program is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.