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.