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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 breakfast, lunch and dinner daily to anyone in need at our Bowery campus (227 Bowery).

    Breakfast begins at 8 a.m., lunch begins at 1 p.m. and dinner begins at 5 p.m. Meals are served for dining indoors. If preferred, to-go meals are still available upon request. No ID required.

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    Meals are preceded by a short Chapel service an hour before. Attendance is not required to receive a meal. We invite all to come and be fed, both spiritually and physically.


  • 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
    • clean clothing
    • clinical case management
    • referrals to medical care, mental health care and detox
    • intake for Residential Programs

    Walk-in or call (212) 226-6214 for more information.

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Showers & Clothing

  • Looking for a place to shower and get a fresh set of clothes?

    Our shower and clothing program at our Bowery campus (227 Bowery) is offered indoors on a limited basis.

    The program takes place for men Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Women’s showers are available only on Thursdays. 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.

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Medical Care

  • 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.

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Residential Programs

  • 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.

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Pantry Items

  • Can't afford food/groceries?

    The Bowery Mission also welcomes guests to visit our pantry, where you can receive canned goods and pantry staples; items vary by availability.

    Guests can stop by our Bowery campus Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, we can help. To learn more about our emergency and recovery services and COVID-19 resources, please call us at (212) 226-6214 or send us a message.



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