The Dwelling Place will have a booth at the 9th Avenue International Food Festival being held on May 19-20, 2018. You can find our booth on 9th Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Street in front […] more»


2018 Annual Appeal

The circumstances that lead a woman to seek a homeless shelter are tragic and heartbreaking. Maria’s story began in November of 2017. In her own words she describes the devastating loss that led her to […] more»


Repeat Roses and The Dwelling Place

Jennifer Grove is the founder and CEO of Repeat Roses, her creative, inspiring, and earth friendly company that recycles wedding and special event flowers to deliver a spot of joy to people who are in […] more»


An Evening with the Women Tribe

On a chilly, Tuesday evening, January 30, 2018 The Dwelling Place hosted a five-hour outreach event featuring the Women Tribe, one of the arising women support groups in the city. Alexandra Jagiello, one of the […] more»


Jewelry-Making Night

Crafting for a Cause: A Wellness Initiative by a student group at Columbia University was first introduced to The Dwelling Place in November of 2016 by its student founder and president, Marilou Fonti. The mission […] more»


New Beds

If you happened to drive by or walk near The Dwelling Place on Thursday, February 1, you would have seen old bed frames, old mattresses and box springs loaded on the Mattress Firm truck and […] more»


Remodeled Bathroom

With the help of a grant from Catholic Charities, the 3rd floor bathroom for the ladies has been updated and remodeled. The project was completed on February 1 by José and his crew. This is […] more»


40 Years on 40th Street . . .

Thank You for the Memories and Support The celebrations marking the 40th Anniversary of The Dwelling Place culminated in a festive Mass of Thanksgiving held on Sunday, November 12 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic […] more»


Mass of Thanksgiving

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Dear Friend, On October 4th, 1977 – the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi – The Dwelling Place opened its doors and welcomed its first women residents. This was a dream come true for […] more»




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