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We're dedicated to our mission of combatting homelessness through housing and support services while advocating for systemic change.

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Our VisionA New York of thriving communities where everyone 
has a place to call home.

Since its founding in 1975, Urban Pathways has remained steadfast in its commitment to addressing homelessness in New York City. At the heart of our mission is the adoption of a housing first approach in everything we do. We recognize that secure housing acts as the foundation for each person we serve as they aspire to improve their quality of life.

Through our programs and housing options, we meet each person where they are, providing personalized guidance for their unique needs and situation. This person-centered approach helps empower each individual, providing the support and services they need to reach for their ideal future.

Learn More About What We Do
  • Street Solutions
  • Supportive Housing
  • Case Management
  • Health & Wellness
  • Advocacy
  • Employment Assistance
Urban Pathways new supportive housing building mockupOur Newest Facility

Our newest permanent supportive housing development at Crossroads is underway!

This new building will feature 79 affordable and supportive studio apartments. The thoughtfully designed space includes a community room for residents, on-site office space for support services, 24/7 security, a laundry room, common kitchen area, and landscaped outdoor common space. Green features include rooftop solar panels, ENERGY STAR® appliances, and adherence to Enterprise Green Communities standards.

We're HiringJoin a team that's transforming lives every day

At Urban Pathways, you’ll build a rewarding career while playing a vital role in shaping a New York City where everyone has a place to call home. We’re dedicated to promoting a vibrant and supportive workplace that values the diversity of our team. We offer a comprehensive package of standard and signature benefits, coupled with generous paid time off, and other resources to help promote balance. Explore our career opportunities now and join us in making a meaningful impact on the lives of countless individuals.

Learn More & View Positions
  • Urban Pathways case manager Che
  • Staff at Clinton House prepare Thanksgiving party for residents
  • Urban Pathways residents taking part in cooking class
  • Urban Pathways resident tending to garden at Hughes House

Our Core Values

  • 01 Collaboration
  • 02 Innovation
  • 03 Person-Centered
  • 04 Wellbeing
  • 05 Community
  • 06 Accountability

Where to find assistance

Visit one of our two 24/7 drop-in centers any time to find food, clothing, showers, medical referrals, and more.

  • The Olivieri Drop-in Center

    Located in the heart of Chelsea, the Olivieri Drop-In Center offers on-site, 24/7 services, including meals, clothing, and showers.

  • Ninth Ave Drop-in Center

    Slated to open mid 2024, our new 24/7 drop-in center will have food, clothing, showers, medical referrals, and more.

    Drop in soon.

  • Need help with something else?

    If you’re looking for something we don’t provide at our Drop-In Centers, we still might be able to help. Call us 24/7 at 1-844-705-0004

Your contributions make everything possible.

Donate to Urban Pathways today and you’ll be directly helping individuals struggling with homelessness or housing insecurity. Your funding pays for everyday necessities like housing, food, and case management services that help people on their path toward a brighter future.