Emergency Needs for the Homeless Program

The Emergency Needs for the Homeless Program helps families with children under the age of 18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and in need of emergency services. The program provides assistance with rent arrears, eviction notices, and utility termination.

BronxWorks Avenue St. John Office

In order to qualify, families must:

  • Be the leaseholder
  • Fall within 200% of the poverty guidelines
  • Have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency

Families eligible for crisis intervention services may be faced with calamities but are not in court. Families eligible for eviction prevention services are at risk of eviction and have accrued rent arrears.

Avenue St. John Office

630 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10455

Loranni Garcia Minier, Program Specialist


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Services that are available to qualified households include:

  • Accessing emergency grants
  • Entitlements assistance
  • Financial counseling
  • Help navigating housing court
  • Mediation with government agencies
  • Mediation with landlords
  • Referrals to supportive services