Homeless Services (DHS)

Description

The mission of the Department of Homeless Services is to overcome homelessness in New York City.
With our partners our goal is to prevent homelessness when possible; to provide temporary, emergency shelter when needed; and to help individuals and families transition rapidly into permanent housing. We do this through providing coordinated, compassionate, high quality services and support.

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Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Disability Access & Compliance can be found in HRA, DSS and DHS link.
Office of General Counsel, Legal Affairs, Contracts & Policy, Procedure & Training can also be found in HRA, DSS and DHS link.
Office of Program Planning & Financial Management can be found in HRA, DSS and DHS link.
Office of Program Accountability can be found in HRA, DSS and DHS link.
Office of External Affairs can be found in HRA, DSS and DHS link.
Office of Human Capital Management can be found in HRA, DSS and DHS link.
Office of Information Technology Services can be found in HRA, DSS and DHS link.
Office of External Affairs can be found in HRA, DSS and DHS link.

Addresses

  33 Beaver St., New York NY, 10004    Map this

Contact Numbers

Emergency Assistance Hotline (toll free) Dial 311 or:  (212) NEW-YORK

Personnel

Steven Banks , DSS Commissioner.
(929) 221-7315
DSS First Deputy Commissioner - Molly Murphy
(929) 221-6516
DSS Chief of Staff - Scott French
(929) 221-7371
Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Initiatives - Annabel Palma
(929) 221-6231
Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Partnerships - Elizabeth Lauros
(929) 221-7376
Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Emergency Management - Amanda Hayde
(929) 221-7334