Homeless Shelters and Supportive Housing
Jamaica, NY list of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Low Income Housing, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.

Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income.  We have listed out the shelters and low cost housing services we have in Jamaica, NY below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. 

Jamaica is in Queens County, NY. Search listings by Queens County.

Restfull Nights

106-38 150th st
Jamaica, NY - 11435
(718) 291-4600
emergency shelter for overnight use

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820 River Street Inc - Halfway House

14553 South Road
Jamaica, NY - 11435
Alcoholism Supportive living Halfway House.

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Homeless For The Homeless Jamaica NY

17515 Rockaway Boulevard
Jamaica, NY - 11434
(718) 244-0670
Assists with families finding homes for homeless families, supportive housing

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Icna Relief Usa Programs Inc Jamaica

National Headquarters
Jamaica, NY - 11432

Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance

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Incube Inc Jamaica

14040 Queens Blvd
Jamaica, NY - 11435

Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance

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More Housing Options

We found very few listings in Jamaica. In that case, here are some local areas that do have shelters or supportive housing of some sort. We provide the full addresses and distince from the center of Jamaica.

Homeowners Assistance Corporation Of New York St Albans

17204 Linden Blvd
St Albans, NY - 11434

Listing Location: 0.82 miles from Jamaica
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance

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Rose Help Center Hollis

188-09 Liberty Ave Ste 4
Hollis, NY - 11412
Listing Location: 1.64 miles from Jamaica
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance

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River Fund New York, Inc. Richmond Hill

89-11 Lefferts Blvd
Richmond Hill, NY - 11418
Listing Location: 1.93 miles from Jamaica
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance

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Genesis Transitional Housing Ministries Hollis

19512 Hollis Ave
Hollis, NY - 11412
Listing Location: 1.98 miles from Jamaica
Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

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Greenpath, Inc. Kew Gardens

80-02 Kew Gardens Road
Kew Gardens, NY -
Listing Location: 2.56 miles from Jamaica
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Types of Shelters and Services we provide

We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day.  Meals and other supportive services are often offered.  3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more than 30% of their income toward rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 

Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. ShelterListings.org finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses are low cost housing and may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout ShelterListings.org.

Transitional housing is affordable low cost supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move toward independent living on their own. Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistanc, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information.