Safe Haven Housing to Transition People from Living on the Streets to Permanent Housing
The Baxter, our Safe Haven in Elmhurst, Queens, opened in January 2021 at reduced capacity due to COVID-19. Eventually, it will house some 75 people transitioning from living on the streets to permanent housing.
The Baxter provides each resident with a bed, personal space, and locker that are available to them 24 hours a day.
On-site services include:
- nutritious meals
- psychiatric and medical services
- case management
- help reconnecting with community and family
- help securing permanent housing