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What We Do


Since the 1870s, The Bowery Mission has been a place of welcome, care and healing in New York City. Thanks to the support of friends like you, we serve our neighbors through Compassionate Care, Residential & Community Programs, Transitional Housing & Alumni Programs and Children’s Programs.

Our Programs & Services

Compassionate Care

Compassionate Care

Anyone who walks through our doors can receive meals, shelter, clothing, showers and more — all tangible expressions of God’s love.

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Residential & Community Programs

Residential & Community Programs

Adults in crisis find a caring place to achieve personal goals, heal from past trauma and overcome barriers to independence.

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Transitional Housing & Alumni Programs

Transitional Housing & Alumni Programs

Graduates stay connected to supportive community in order to sustain success.

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Children's Programs

Children's Programs

Children thrive and succeed through opportunities for year-round mentoring, enrichment and leadership development.

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Our Impact

We keep our doors open 365 days a year to stand with New Yorkers experiencing homelessness, hunger and other crises.

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01 Bowery Campus

Lower East Side

Compassionate Care & Day Center
Men's Residential Programs

02 Mont Lawn Camp

Poconos Region, PA

Mont Lawn Summer Camp

03 Upper East Side Campus

Women's Alumni Programs
Women's Transitional Housing

04 East Harlem Campus

05 Harlem Campus

Women's Residential Programs

06 South Bronx Campus

Mont Lawn City Camp

07 Tribeca Campus

Compassionate Care & Day Center
Emergency Shelter

Stories of Transformation


We are grateful for the countless stories of people who first came through our Red Doors in crisis and left testifying to God’s healing and redemption in their lives.


Principles of Care


We believe the love of God transforms lives.


Our programs show dignity and respect for individual needs.


Our programs care for the whole person — body, mind and spirit.

A Wide Door

Our programs are accessible and meet diverse needs.


Our programs are grounded in research and best practices.


Our programs are sensitive to people impacted by trauma.


Our programs offer a comprehensive and seamless system of care.


Our programs foster personal connection and trust.

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