Housing Works pioneered the concept of social enterprise businesses whose profits assist in funding the mission of its parent not-for-profit organization. Housing Works operates several enterprise businesses including acclaimed Housing Works Thrift Shops and the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Together these businesses help provide crucial funding towards Housing Works mission in addition to providing employment opportunities to the community.
Please note, due to COVID-19 our Bookstore Cafe & Bar and all Thrift Shop locations are closed for the time being. All donations are also on pause, but we cannot wait to accept your donations once we able to safely resume operations. We thank you for your patience and we will keep you posted when our businesses re-open.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe has established itself as a New York downtown institution and tourist destination for the last decade.
Housing Works Thrift Shops are neighborhood treasures, thriving off the donations from the generous community, our Thrift Shops sell an eclectic collection of clothing, accessories, art, furniture, and homewares at unbeatable prices.
Upper East Side Thrift Shop1200 Lexington Ave New York, NY
Yorkville Thrift Shop (Second Avenue & 90th Street)1730 2nd Ave New York, NY
Designer clothing, accessories, furniture, art and more at unbeatable prices all with just a click of a button! Our online shop is your go-to place to bid and buy gorgeous high-end items while in the comfort of your home. As always, all proceeds fund our lifesaving services.