We began in 1989 with an Upper West Side mixed-age residence that is a transitional shelter for homeless mothers and their children and long-term, affordable housing for low-income and homeless seniors. In 2011, we created a first of its kind LGBTQ young adult supportive housing site in West Harlem. In 2015 we opened a Bronx LGBTQ site.
In 2020, we reorganized West End Residences and our True Colors Housing for LGBTQ young adults as Homeward NYC. Our mission remains the same: to provide housing and wraparound services that empower homeless young mothers, LGBTQ young adults and seniors to live life forward.