Men's Supportive Housing Program

The YMCA Supportive Housing Program impacts the lives of men who are struggling with homelessness, very low incomes, lack of income, or other life challenges. We provide emergency and transitional housing to men ages 18 and older. The program offers a safe, positive and structured environment in which our residents are able to find hope and motivation to rebuild their lives.

Why stay at the Y:

  • Individual Case Management
  • Supportive environment
  • Private, furnished bedroom
  • Community lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Computer lab
  • On site laundry facilities
  • Located on the bus line
  • 24 hour security
  • Use of all YMCA facilities
  • Within walking distance to department of social services, community meals, pantries, health care facilities and grocery stores


How to get a room:

To ensure that all residents are given the best chance of success and we maintain a safe, supportive environment, all potential residents will be screened to meet our admittance criteria, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be drug and alcohol free
  • No violent felony charges
  • Must have valid photo ID
  • Must obtain a police clearance


Contact the Housing Department:
Ashley Eddinger, Asst. Housing Director 607-772-0560 ext. 336
Matt Yudin, Case Manager 6077720560 ext. 338

How you can help

Clothing Donations

Donations of men's clothing, footwear and coats are collected year round. Donations can be dropped off at the Binghamton YMCA Security Desk.

Current Needs:
  • Men's work boots
  • Men's clothing, larger sizes
  • Socks
  • Underwear


Hygiene Drive

A shower and a fresh shave can make you feel instantly better when times are tough. That is why the Y provides hygiene products to the men as they arrive at the YMCA. Donations of hygiene products are collected year round. Donations can be dropped off at both YMCA locations.

Current Needs:
  • Men's Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Razors
  • Shaving Cream