Project Dignity – Services for Unhoused Individuals

Project DignityProject Dignity’s array of services is designed to meet the most basic needs of our unhoused visitors – food, hygiene services, mail service, as well as the larger, more challenging issues these guests face – stable housing and access to public benefits.  The goal of the program is to serve as a bridge back to health, well-being and self-sufficiency.

 
 

PROJECT DIGNITY SERVICES:

  • Case management and hygiene services (showers, laundry, haircuts) for unhoused individuals
  • Assistance with accessing public benefits (SNAP, Public Assistance, DRIE/SCRIE, Appointment for Medicaid, Appointment for Urban Justice Legal Clinic, etc.)
  • Supportive housing assistance (HRA 2010e)
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSI/D) applications
  • Access to onsite mail service, obtaining birth certificates and state IDs
  • Referral services that include but are not limited to substance abuse treatment, medical services and shelter

Location

East Harlem: 8 East 109th Street, New York, NY 10029

 

CASE MANAGEMENT

Project Dignity - Case Management

Monday – Friday
9:00am – 3:3pm

HYGIENE SERVICES

Project Dignity - Hygiene Services

Showers*
Monday – Friday
8:30am – 12:30pm
Laundry*
Laundry services are available for all homeless guests on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30am – 12:30pm.
 
*Sign ups must be done in person before 10:30am.
 
Haircuts
Haircuts are available only on Thursdays starting at 7:30am.
Sign ups must be done in person at the Project Dignity office.

MAIL SERVICE

Project Dignity - Mail Service

Monday, 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Sign up at the Project Dignity Office.

 
 
The Project Dignity Programs Coordinator, Shawn Smith, is available Monday – Friday from 10 AM – 2 PM at 8 E 109th Street (with the exception of holidays/early office closure due to staffing events).
917.720.9715
Email: ssmith@nycommonpantry.org