Barrier Free Living is our vision: a world in which the barriers to housing, transportation, social services, jobs and fulfilling relationships are broken down and people with disabilities have equal access in our communities. Barrier Free Living is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities live independently in the community. Barrier Free Living provides these individuals with a comprehensive range of transitional shelter and counseling services that enables them to overcome the physical and emotional barriers that stand in the way of their living dignified, secure lives. Barrier Free Living's services are open to physically disabled New Yorkers of all ages and to members of their families.Programs include: Shelter for Homeless People with Disabilities (only program in New York City where homeless people in need of personal care assistance can find shelter), Counseling Center, Domestic Violence Program (advocacy and support to victims of domestic violence who have any form of disability), Benefits Planning for Employment! and Mobile Outreach Team. Our Domestic Violence Program is in a confidential location. Call our hotline for more information.
270 East 2nd Street
New York, NY
(212) 677-6668 - Main Office
(212) 533-4632 - (TTY) – Domestic Violence Hotline
(212) 533-4358 - (Voice) – Domestic Violence Hotline