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OUR SHELTERS

Operated by Urban Strategies, Inc.

Since 1987, Urban Strategies, Inc. has provided transitional housing services for thousands of youth, adults, pregnant women, and families in Brooklyn. The agency  has successfully managed an operated shelters for over 28 years. We currently operate three Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelters; all shelters are equipped with security, maintenance, and a social service team consisting of case management, childcare personnel, and other direct-care staff.  Our goal is to assist shelter residents in attaining permanent and independent living.

All referrals into our shelters are made directly by New York City Department of Homeless Services.

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    Maternity Residence

    Urban Strategies Maternity Residence is a Tier II shelter which provides services for pregnant mothers and their spouse/partner.

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    Dean Street Residence

    Since 1987 Dean Street Residence has functioned as one of the few residences in New York City servicing extremely large families.

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    Fannie Barnes Residence

    In 1994, Urban Strategies opened the Fannie Barnes Residence a transitional shelter under NYC Department of Homeless Services.

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