Housing & Shelter Services
Homeless Outreach for Adults and Families
Services are provided to individuals and families across the entire borough of Staten Island. Homeless outreach teams are available sixteen hours per day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year to engage persons living in places not meant for human habitation. The Outreach teams assess and refer homeless persons and families to a range of services that best meet their immediate needs. The Outreach teams provide transportation to the Emergency Assistance Unit for homeless families and work with hospitals, treatment providers, and the Drop-In Center to ensure appropriate placement and care for single adults. Mental health and psychiatric treatment is available.