Helping Families Return to the Community

Homelessness at a Glance

2,648 Unsheltered Homeless People in NYC
Homeless People Living in the NYC Shelter System

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Our HomeBase program combines a variety of services to ensure community residents stay in their homes and avoid homelessness. FREE services available to qualified households include:

  • Emergency rental assistance
  • Public benefits advocacy
  • Third party mediation
  • Tenants’ Rights Workshops
  • Financial Literacy Courses
  • Community referrals for supportive services

We also offer free legal services to eligible families facing court-ordered eviction or other landlord/tenant and housing related issues.

Our FREE legal services include:

  • Legal Advice & Counsel
  • Attorney Representation
  • Pro Se Documentation & Review

A special thanks to the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS). The majority of our funding is through the DHS Homebase program, which is a nationally recognized homeless prevention model and finalist for the Harvard Innovations in American Government Award.

Contact Information:
If you are homeless or fear you may become homeless, please reach out to us:

HomeBase Hotline: (718) 210-2767 

HomeBase Text: (718) 215-0214

HomeBase Email: Prevention@rbscc.org 

Or contact one of our three HomeBase service providing offices within your community:

90 Beaver St.
Brooklyn NY, 11206
T (718) 366-4300
F (718) 366-4445
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1475 Myrtle Ave.
Brooklyn NY, 11237
T (347) 295-3738
F (347) 221-1198
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145 East 98th St. (Entrance on Blake Ave.)
Brooklyn NY, 11212
T (917) 819-3200
F (917) 819-3202
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