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What We Do

Emmaus programs span emergency shelters, affordable housing, homelessness prevention and housing stabilization services, and education and job training, as well as community outreach. Below is a summary of our programs and facilities. If you are in need of emergency shelter, housing services, or other help, please see Find Help.

Programs for Families & Individuals

  • Emmaus Family House–Emergency shelter for up to 54 families nightly in a congregate setting and shared units at 115 Emerson and 120 How Street and Columbia Park
  • Mitch’s PlaceOvernight emergency shelter for up to 44 guests

Permanent Affordable Housing for Families & Individuals

  • Emmaus Supportive Housing for Families: 26 affordable units with case management and housing placement services
    • 118 How Street—(1 unit)
    • Columbia Park—(17 units)
    • Orchard Street—(4 units)
    • Primrose Street—(2 units)
    • 2-4 Rainbow Drive—(2 units)
  • Permanent Affordable Housing for Individuals
    • Emerson Street—(13 units)
    • Evergreen Place—(21 units)
    • Jericho House Safe Haven—(15 units)
    • 100 Winter Street—(13 units)
    • 105 Winter Street—(6 units)

Services for Homeless Families & Individuals

  • Housing Stabilization Services—Helps homeless and at-risk households find and maintain affordable housing
  • D’Youville Center for Social Justice—Community engagement, advocacy, donation center, D’Youville Empowerment Program, and Emmaus Explorers
  • Emmaus Food and Donation Distribution Center—Distributes food and toiletries to residents of Emmaus housing programs

Learn more about our programs:

Emergency Shelters
Affordable Housing
Prevention & Stabilization Services
Education & Job Training
Community Engagement
Facts on Homelessness