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The Gathering Place Drop In Center

Address
2402 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY - 11233

The Gathering Place Drop-in Center serves homeless men and women, 18 and older, 24 hours per day, seven days a week, year round. The center provides a safe, sanitary and stable alternative to the street, using an individualized and flexible approach to serve the hard-to-reach street homeless population that refuses the city shelter system. ​

Services available include:

    Three meals a day
    Shower/laundry facilities and access to clothing
    Mail and phone services
    Therapeutic recreational activities
    Case management services/entitlement(s) assistance
    Comprehensive medical/mental health services and referrals to treatment resources

Qualified candidates may be transported to and from a respite site every evening. The respite sites provide dinner and a temporary bed assignment.

    Eligibility: Street homeless men or women, 18 and older
    Clients Served Annually: 500+
    Referrals Accepted: No

This program is funded by the NYC Department of Homeless Services.

How to get there by subway: Take A to Brooklyn Junction.

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  1. Lia
    Lia
    Mar 15, 2021Reply
    The staff at the Gathering Place treated me with empathy love and respect, even when I would get so frustrated. They understand my situation and helped me as much ch as they could and I will always be grateful. I wish we didn’t have to wait so long to get a place to live but this was out of their hands. I understood that and they made sure that I was safe and made special accommodations because of my health. I am so grateful for their thoughtfulness and not making this drop in center feel cold and distant from those who need help. Thank you all the staff at The Gathering place

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