Healthcare is a fundamental human right. For more than 150 years, we have provided care to all who walk through our doors, regardless of ability to pay.


We Offer

The Floating Hospital provides families with essentials: clothing, food, personal healthcare products, baby necessities, children’s toys and books. We remove barriers to care with our citywide transportation network.

We Teach


The Floating Hospital is with families for the long term, supporting healthy lifestyles through tailored health education, social service support and comprehensive behavioral health programs.

We provide


For 150 years, The Floating Hospital has provided expert medical care to all who have needed it, regardless of insurance status, immigration status or ability to pay.

How you can help

The Floating Hospital remains unchanged in its commitment to provide care, regardless of ability to pay to New York City’s most vulnerable residents, homeless families living in family shelters and domestic violence safe houses. For them we are an island of stability in their often turbulent, and ever-changing, world. Your support makes a difference.