Healthcare is a fundamental human right. For more than 150 years, we have made sure NYC’s under-resourced communities get the healthcare they need and deserve, regardless of ability to pay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Provides a healthy lunch to a family of four.
Provides 1 tank of gas to a van transporting 120 people to their medical appointments.
Enables an unemployed mother living in a shelter to receive her physical exam and re-enter the world.