The Door offers a wide range of programs and services to New York City youth. Our facilities include two youth centers located in Manhattan and the Bronx, and two housing sites on the Lower East Side.
Manhattan Youth Center
Location: 555 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 941-9090
Text line (for membership & programming questions): (929) 357-0768
Membership Drop-in Hours: Monday–Friday, 11:00am–5:00pm
The street entrance for the Manhattan Youth Center is located at 555 Broome Street on the corner of Broome and Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue). The building hosts a wide variety of The Door’s programming on five floors, including various amenities such as a dance studio, gym, cafeteria, a fully equipped health center, and a counseling center; Broome Street Academy (BSA), our charter high school, is located on the fourth floor.
Directions: The Manhattan Youth Center is easily accessible by subway via C/E to Spring Street, A/C/E to Canal Street, or 1 to Canal Street, or by taking the M21 bus to Varick and Canal.Take a virtual tour
Bronx Youth Center
Location: 2999 3rd Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455 (between 154th and 155th Streets)
Phone: (646) 230-1037
The Bronx Youth Center (BYC) is housed in a newly designed and renovated 18,000-square-foot building. The June 2023 move to this new, spacious facility consolidated two smaller BYC offices, helping to improve access to the growing need of BYC programs and services, such as counseling, college advisement and tutoring, youth services, and employment and education programming. The Door occupies three floors of the four-story building, which also has ground-floor retail.
The design features exposed brick and plentiful windows, creating a bright, open atmosphere to promote a relaxing environment for staff and Door members. The space includes eight classrooms, several larger meeting rooms, and seating for approximately 65 staff, including 10 private offices.
Directions: The Bronx Youth Center is easily accessible by subway via 2 and 5 trains to 3rd Avenue–149th Street, as well as the Bx15, Bx22, and numerous other bus lines.Take a Virtual Tour
Supportive Housing Services
The Lee: (646) 581-2347
East 9th Street: (646) 600-7415 or (917) 232-3204
The Door opened the doors to The Lee as one of NYC's first youth Supportive Housing Programs in December of 2010. At The Lee, The Door provides housing to 55 young people who have recently aged out of Foster Care or have faced chronic homelessness.
In April 2014, The Door officially open its 2nd Supportive Housing site that provides housing for parents with young children as well as single youth. East 9th Street has 44 units and residents have are eligible for a movable housing voucher after moving on from Supportive Housing.