• October Is Domestic

    Violence Awareness Month

    HELP USA supports survivors of domestic violence in New York City every day


    Annual VVA Toy Drive

    Thursday, November 19, 2015 (New York City)
    Support families living in HELP USA homeless housing shelters across the city this holiday season

  • 1,800 Children

    Every year we help over 1,800 children by providing better living conditions and life building skills.


    Permanent Housing

    Affordable, permanent rental housing is the ultimate solution to homelessness

  • Veterans

    We support Veteran families by providing shelter, housing and homelessness prevention programs.


    Gotham Comedy Club

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 (New York City) Thank you for supporting our homelessness prevention programs, emergency and transitional shelters

Ending Homelessness Through Housing, Prevention and Shelter

Where We Are

We provide homes, jobs and services for those in need in the following communities:

New York
New Jersey
Washington DC

Our History

  • Family Transitional

    HELP is founded in 1986 and opens six new transitional housing facilities for families in New York State.

  • Permanent Housing

    HELP begins developing permanent housing - with two low-income rental residences in New York City.

  • National Expansion

    HELP expands nationally, opening facilities in New York, Buffalo, Houston and Las Vegas.

  • Continued Growth

    HELP opens two permanent and four transitional housing facilities in New York and Las Vegas.

  • Focus on Innovation

    HELP opens three permanent housing facilities and pioneers Homebase prevention program in NYC.

  • Veteran Service

    HELP develops four permanent housing projects focused on serving veterans with three additional sites planned.

  • Future Growth

    HELP has grown to include 38 programs and residences across five states.

The Latest News


HELP USA Shares Mission of Pope Francis to Give Homeless ‘A Concrete Hope’

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Maria Cuomo Cole to Speak at 2015 National Philanthropy Day Honors

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Local Family Donates $14,000 in Backpacks and School Supplies to 86 Children at HELP Suffolk Transitional Shelter

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