Fountain House

425 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036

(212)582-0340 Visit Website Donate Go to Facebook
Class of Housing/Services: homeless, housing programs, education, mental illness, develop independent living skills

General Information:
Fountain House was one of the first programs to turn a licensed facility into independent housing; introduce 24/7 reach out services to people living in its housing; and operate a HUD-funded Safe Haven Project – described by HUD as an “exemplary program” - for chronically homeless people living with mental illness.


How To Volunteer at Fountain House:
Be a volunteer. Call Fountain House at (212)582-0340 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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