Mass of Thanksgiving


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»

Celebrate Lughnasa and Benefit The Dwelling Place

Treat yourself to a Lughnasa theatrical experience! Hear from contemporary playwrights and enjoy the talents of imaginative and innovative actors. We’ll celebrate the work of Brian Friel, enjoy scenes from the new play “Sons of […] more»

Art Night at The Dwelling Place

Jacinta Stewart, a local artist and long-time friend of The Dwelling Place, initiated an Art Night on May 17th with the residents and Wednesday Evening Open Dinner guests. Jacinta will return the third Wednesday of […] more»

Join Us at the 9th Avenue International Food Festival

In honor of its 40th Anniversary (1977 – 2017), The Dwelling Place of NY will be hosting a booth at the 9th Avenue International Food Festival on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. In […] more»

Celtic Celebration to Benefit The Dwelling Place

According to the Celtic calendar, Bealtaine, May 1st, officially heralds the beginning of summer. Join the Nollaig na mBan team on Sunday, April 30th – the eve of Bealtaine at 3:30 p.m as they celebrate […] more»

A New Logo Honors Our 40th Year

2017 marks the 40th Anniversary of the founding of The Dwelling Place. Many celebrations are being planned throughout the year to mark this significant milestone of service to homeless women. Our anniversary will also be […] 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»

The Dwelling Place December 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends, On October 4, 1977, The Dwelling Place opened its doors and welcomed the first women who came seeking safe shelter and supportive services. A place to call home, a warm bed, nourishing meals, […] more»

Celtic Celebration Benefits The Dwelling Place

THE GHOSTS OF SAMHAIN 2016 —Maura Mulligan Yours truly has presented Samhain celebrations since the early nineties when I taught Irish at the American Irish Historical Society. It was a way to encourage students to […] more»