WOMEN IN NEED
Long-term shelters for homeless women and their children. Counseling around issues
leading to homelessness, etc.; referrals to appropriate programs for job training,
GED preparation, drug treatment. (Casa Rita has a special program for substance abusers.)
Assistance in obtaining permanent housing.
Eligibility criteria: pregnant women and/or women with children; must meet New York
State/New York City homeless requirements - must be referred by the Emergency Assistance
Payments made through Public Assistance.
Languages (other than English): Spanish.
284 East 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451
Contact: Sharon Dorr, Director.
Has special program for substance abusers.
1950 Prospect Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457
Contact: Audrey Welch, Director.
2248 Webster Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457
Contact: Audrey Welch, Acting Director.
Sojourner Truth House
2136 Crotona Parkway, Bronx, NY 10460
Contact: Viodelda HoShing, Program Director.
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