Social Services

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Choose an appointment slot with “Student Support Services” and select virtual, phone, or in-person. In-person appointments will be in 312 Student Center (Food Pantry).

Social Services supports students by coordinating services across the campus and within the community to assist students who need help accessing resources like housing, health insurance, food, and more. If you are unsure what you need help with, schedule an appointment to find out more.

Resources include:

  • Emergency housing
  • Health insurance
  • Food programs
  • Legal assistance
  • Financial support
  • And more

Emergency After-Hours Resources

In the event you cannot reach Student Support Services and are facing a housing emergency, head to one of the following locations. These borough-based drop-in centers are open 24/7 and provide a safe place to stay for the night, showers, food, clothing, and referrals to other resources. Contact the assistant director of student support services, Nicole Cohen, at the next possible opportunity for continued assistance.


Gathering Place (24/7)
2402 Atlantic Avenue, Basement
P: 718.385.8726
Directions: Take the A train to Broadway Junction.

The Bronx

Cardinal McCloskey Services (24/7; for ages 14–24 only)
333 East 149th Street
P: 718.993.5495
Directions: Take the 2 or 5 train to 3 Avenue–149 Street.

The Living Room (24/7)
800 Barretto Street
P: 718.893.3606
Directions: Take the 6 train to Hunts Point Avenue.


Ali Forney Center (24/7, for ages 16–24 only)
307 West 38th Street
P: 212.222.3427
Directions: Take the 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, or W train to Times Square, or the B, D, F, or M train to 42 Street–Bryant Park.

Mainchance (24/7)
120 East 32nd Street
P: 212.883.0680
Directions: Take the 7 train to 33 Street.

Antonio Olivieri Center (24/7)
257 West 30th Street
P: 212.947.3211
Directions: Take the 1, 2, 3, A, C, or E train to 32 Street–Penn Station, or the B, D, F, M, N, Q, R, or W train to 34 Street–Herald Square.


Sheltering Arms/Safe Space (24/7)
89-74 162nd Street, 3rd Floor
P: 718.526.2400, ext. 2077
Directions: Take the E, J, or Z train to Jamaica Center–Parsons/Archer.

Breaking Ground (24/7)
100-32 Atlantic Avenue
Directions: Take the J train to 104 Street or the Q24 bus to Atlantic Avenue/102 Street.

Staten Island

Project Hospitality (24/7)
150 Richmond Terrace, Upper Level
P: 718.720.0079
Directions: Take the Staten Island Ferry to St. George Ferry Terminal, or the S74 or S76 bus to Bay Street/Borough Place.

Contact Information

312 Student Center
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 3936

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