The Bowery Mission Transitional Center

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The Bowery Mission Avenue D Men's Transitional Center (BMTC) is a successful three-phase residential program designed to transition formerly homeless drug-addicted men into independent living. Since 1994, the BMTC has been continually ranked as the most successful drug and alcohol rehabilitation program in New York City, with a non-recidivism rate of over 90%.  In order to assist clients in their search for employment and housing, BMTC offers a computer-based career center with GED tutoring, resume assistance, and computer and job-skills training. 



Lead Bible Studies and Activity Nights; Lead Job Skills Workshops; Tutor GED Students



45-51 Avenue D, New York, NY 10009 (between 4th and 5th St.)


HFNY Team Leader:

Ebi Baralaye 


Affiliate Contact:

Sam Dennis



Bowery Transitional Center - Christmas Party


Flexible Volunteer Opportunities:

Healthy Eating or Nutritional Class Leader - Volunteers with a passion for healthy eating or nutritional education background are needed to lead either a one time seminar or series of classes in healthy eating and good nutrition. Topics could include basic nutrition, grocery shopping on a budget, making simple lunches and how to use food stamps to maximize healthy eating. For more information contact Ebi at .

Career Center Tutor - Alum and current students are looking for coaches on starting and building their businesses.  Share your career experience and knowledge with clients!  A once-a-week commitment is required for at least three months. For more information contact Sam Dennis:

AA/NA Meeting Leaders - Experienced AA/NA leaders needed to help facilitate 12-step program. Prospective volunteers are invited to observe a few meetings before making a commitment to participate.  Meetings occur one night every 2 weeks for 6 months.  For more information contact Sam Dennis:

Seminar Facilitator - Volunteers needed to teach workshops on resume writing, job readiness, personal finance, parenting skills, household management, relationship building and discerning God's willl. Workshop facilitation experience is required.  Dates and times are flexible. For more information contact Sam Dennis:

Bible Study Leader - Volunteers needed to help with a Bible study. Experience leading or participating in small group Bible studies and a strong understanding of homelessness and addiction issues are necessary.  Occurs once every two weeks on evenings or weekends.  For more information contact Ebi Baralaye:

Upcoming Events:

7/30/14 6:30 PM

The Bowery Mission Men's Transitional Center - Activity Nights

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8/6/14 6:30 PM

The Bowery Mission Men's Transitional Center - Bible study leader

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8/13/14 6:30 PM

The Bowery Mission Men's Transitional Center - Bible study leader

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