Shelters in 10456 Zip Code
Shelter Terminology
People who have come upon hard times can often seek assistance and temporary residence from an emergency shelter. Shelters can be charitable institutions that are staffed with volunteer workers who are dedicated to providing relief and comfort to people and animals in distress. They provide beds, showers, food and often counseling and medical assistance. A shelter can also be a private structure for an individual or family in a time of crisis. The following list of terms might help you to understand the various types of shelters available to a community:

Battered Women's Shelter: A center that provides help, refuge and support to women who have suffered emotional and/or physical abuse at the hands of a spouse, parent, partner, etc. Women's shelters provide crisis counseling and exit assistance for women who are under constant threat from their abusers.

Homeless Shelter: A place of temporary housing for individuals and families who have no other place of refuge. There are homeless shelters that cater to young people and offer job training, counseling and substance abuse rehabilitation.

Animal Shelter: An institution dedicated to the rescue and housing of abandoned, abused or neglected animals. Animal shelters are dedicated to providing a secure and safe habitat for dogs, cats and other pets in the hope that they will be adopted.

Emergency Shelter: A facility that houses people who are unable to remain in their homes due to a natural disaster such as earthquake, hurricane fire or flood.

Survival Shelter: An urban or wilderness refuge for people who seek to protect themselves from contamination of nuclear fallout, highly destructive natural disasters or the advent of war. Survival shelters can be underground bunkers or above ground structures that are resistant to trauma or attack.


718-993-5869
754 Melrose Ave
Bronx, NY 10451
718-893-8815
1131 W Farms Rd
Bronx, NY 10459
718-299-5550
1605 Nelson Ave
Bronx, NY 10453
718-861-1907
1700 Bryant Ave
Bronx, NY 10460
718-842-0256
1762 Boston Rd
Bronx, NY 10460
718-378-8950
1441 Boston Rd
Bronx, NY 10460
718-401-2519
545 E 144th St
Bronx, NY 10454
718-292-7231
370 Brook Ave
Bronx, NY 10454
718-589-4160
1816 Crotona Park E
Bronx, NY 10460
718-294-5517
1769 Jerome Ave
Bronx, NY 10453
718-665-0854
781 E 135th St
Bronx, NY 10454
212-866-2600
416 W 127th St
New York, NY 10027
212-987-3270
330 E 104th St
New York, NY 10029
917-677-0833
237 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
201-569-7991
38 W Demarest Ave
Englewood, NJ 07631
201-871-3451
111 West St Ste 1
Englewood, NJ 07631
201-569-7454
25 Rockwood Pl
Englewood, NJ 07631
646-725-2362
Po Box 27
New York, NY 10044
914-665-8818
125 S 2nd Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
914-363-9835
211 Franklin Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
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