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About Animal Haven

Animal Haven is a nonprofit organization that finds homes for abandoned cats and dogs throughout the Tri-State area, and provides behavior intervention when needed to improve chances of adoption.  Founded in 1967, we operate an animal shelter in Manhattan. We also provide programs that enhance the bond between animals and people.

Animal Haven is a 501 (c) 3 organization.

200 Centre Street
New York, NY  10013
(@ Hester Street)
Please note: this location is under construction.  We will run our operations via an adoption van until February 2016.


12-4pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturdays (Please check our website before heading down).
Closed on Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day,  and New Year's Day.

Cats and dogs are for adoption at Animal Haven.
Fees are:

Fee covers spay/neuter, vaccines, and microchip.

Cat adoptions are usually same day.  Dogs may take a few days.

You may print and fill out the Adoption Application ahead of time, but we will only accept applications in person. Please DO NOT MAIL OR FAX it in.

Animal Intake
Animal Haven does accept owner relinquishments from the public.
Cats and dogs will be given a thorough behavior and medical evaluation prior to admission.

Animal Haven does not accept animals with a history of aggression or biting.

Animal Haven reserves the right to refuse any animal.  Appointments are required.

Please call 212.274.8511 or Contact Us for more information or to make an appointment.  Please note that dogs and cats must pass a behavior and medical evaluation before admitted.

Board of Directors
Robert M. Flanagan* Chair
Archie Gottesman* Vice Chair
Beth Finkelstein* Secretary

James Keyte*
R. Scott Ornstein*
Andrew Simon*
Kevin Morgan*
Douglas Woodward*
Craig Napoliello*
Meena Mansharamani*
Jill Dienst*

* All of these are independent voting members through December 31, 2018.

Advisory Board
(this is a nonvoting group)
Candace Worth
Joshua Adler
Patrick Athy 
Stephanie von Watzdorf 
Melissa Foss
Lisa Malloy
Carol Anne Riddell
Amanda Rosenfelt
Pookie Burch
Elizabeth Frank
Samantha Gloede
Tracey Stewart
Susan Canavari
Sara Burke
Kathleen Boon
Elizabeth Kellerman
Tripp Callan
Kimberly Ovitz
Carolyn Murphy
Denise Ivanoff
Jared Seligman
Louisa Burch
Jaime Gleicher
Breanna Schultz
Sara Colodner


Tiffany A. Lacey
Executive Director

Kendra Mara
Associate Director

Mantat Wong
Director of Operations

Mika Ito
Director of Adoptions

Maya Robinson
Animal Behavior and Adoptions Manager 

Paola Campos
Veterinary Technician

Sandi Schiffman
Administrative Coordinator

Martha Kamberi
Lead Kennel Attendant

Kate Chamberlain
Adoption Counselor

Crystal Collazo
Kennel and Cattery Attendant

Shakeria Morris-Bradford
Kennel and Cattery Attendant

Moira Connelly
Cattery Attendant




2013 Form 990

2013 Audited Financial Report