Get Help at The Bowery Mission
If you or someone you know is in crisis, The Bowery Mission can help. Thanks to generous community support, all services are provided free of charge.
The Bowery Mission continues to provide care amidst COVID-19.
We have temporarily suspended large gatherings and modified all other programs and services in accordance with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).
This page is updated regularly to reflect current program offerings.
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- Hungry and need a healthy meal?
We offer to-go breakfast and lunch daily to anyone in need.
Bagged “to-go” meals are available for pick-up twice daily at our Bowery campus (227 Bowery). Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. and lunch begins at 1 p.m. No ID required.
On Thursdays from 12 to 2 p.m., we provide a Relief Co-Op In partnership with New York City Relief. In addition to a hot meal, guests receive hygiene kits, socks, prayer and referrals to needed resources.
- Need a safe place to sleep at night?
We offer safe, clean shelter for men and women each night.
Safe overnight shelter is offered daily at our Tribeca campus (90 Lafayette St). Intake takes place daily at 3 p.m. for women and 4 p.m. for men.
Guests may stay overnight for up to 7 days. Amenities include:
- daily meals & showers
- clothing closet
- clinical case management
- referrals to medical care, mental health care and detox
- intake for long-term programming
Walk-in or call (212) 226-6214 for more information.
Showers & Clothing
- Looking for a place to shower and get a fresh set of clothes?
We provide services three days a week.
Our shower and clothing program at our Bowery campus (227 Bowery) is now offered indoors on a limited basis.
The program takes place on Tuesdays (for men and women), Wednesdays (men) and Fridays (men). Sign up takes place at 6:45 a.m. on the day of the program.
Each person receives hygiene items and a full set of clean clothing.
- Need free emergency or primary care?
We provide medical care through our partnership with Project Renewal.
Our partner, Project Renewal, provides care outside our Bowery campus in a mobile medical van. Care is available on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
All medical care is provided free of charge, regardless of insurance status.
- Need a safe place to heal from the past or get back on your feet?
Our Residential Programs may be for you.
Our faith-based Residential Programs offer comprehensive help and hope for anyone facing difficult circumstances, such as chemical dependency, domestic violence, destructive relationships, unemployment and more.
Guests will find:
- a safe, supportive community
- counseling and resources for physical and emotional health
- vocational and housing support
Send us a message or call (212) 226-6214 to set up a phone assessment with a Clinical Ambassador.
Or walk in to our 90 Lafayette St. location and talk to one of our Clinical Ambassadors, Monday - Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Wondering what else is open during the current pandemic?
We’ve compiled a list of resources for anyone in crisis.
If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, we can help. To learn more about our emergency and recovery services, please call us at (212) 226-6214 or send us a message.
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