Residential Programs for Veterans
Commonwealth Veterans Residence is a 149-unit single room occupancy (SRO) residence that provides permanent, supportive housing to formerly homeless single veteran men and women, including those diagnosed with a mental illness. The residence provides safe, comfortable, low-cost housing and comprehensive on-site services. For information, call (347) 640-5068.
Cromwell Avenue Safe Haven is an 80-bed facility providing low demand transitional housing, direct care and case management services to long-term street homeless men and homeless veterans. For information, call (718) 293-2930.
East 119th Street Veterans Residence provides permanent supportive housing for up to 174 veterans. Inside, shared kitchens and lounges have been remodeled and foster a feeling of community among the residents. Outside, a basketball court, chess tables and a landscaped courtyard that honors all the branches of the military provides recreation space that is both invigorating and comforting, a place to be "at ease.” For information, call (646) 794-5000.
East 12th Street SRO is a 96-unit single room occupancy residence (SRO) providing permanent, supportive housing to formerly homeless single adults over the age of 55, and homeless veterans. The residence provides safe, comfortable, low-cost housing and comprehensive onsite services. For more information, call (212) 353-2641.
Patriot House offers a safe, comfortable apartment-style emergency housing to forty homeless, single veteran men and women who are eligible for VA benefits. Veterans may reside at Patriot House for a period of six months, during which time they work with Volunteers of America staff to address their immediate medical and behavioral health needs. In addition, they gain skills to increase their independence and develop the support system they will rely on once they leave our care. For more information, call (718) 841-6229.
Patriot House II is an apartment-style emergency housing program for eight homeless single female veterans and their families. The residence provides a safe, comfortable, alternative to sheltering for homeless veterans being discharged from VA medical centers and offers comprehensive on-site services. Veterans can reside at Patriot House II for a period of six months and work with Volunteers of America staff to secure supportive services, transitional and permanent housing. For more information, call (718) 841-6229.