• NY1 New Yorker of the Week

    HELP USA's Darryl Manso, graduate of and now assistant instructor at the HELP Culinary Training Program, was recognized by NY1 as "New Yorker of the Week" for helping those in need.

  • AWEARNESS Kenneth Cole

    Thanks to Men's Wearhouse and Kenneth Cole for their generous support!

  • Faces of the Homeless

    Tonight, 60,000 New Yorkers remain homeless. Help us provide housing and supportive services to the homeless this holiday season by spreading the word about #IAmHomeless on your social media feeds!

  • Permanent Housing

    HELP USA affordable, permanent rental housing is the ultimate solution to homelessness

  • Veterans

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

  • Children

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

  • Single Adults

    HELP USA provides shelter for 1,500 single adults every day.

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
Pennsylvania
Nevada
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

NOV25

NY1 Recognizes HELP USA’s Darryl Manso as “New Yorker of the Week”

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NOV22

Fox 5: Celebrity Chef Helps Prepare Thanksgiving Meal for HELP USA Residents

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NOV22

Newsday: Celebrated Chef David Burke Preps Thanksgiving Meal at HELP Ward’s Island Shelter

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