Demonstrators Rally In Chinatown To Protest Plans For More Homeless Service FacilitiesThe group says the area is already saturated with homeless services and is calling on the city to reconsider.
City Relief Trying To Help New Jerseyans Experiencing Homelessness Escape Bitter Cold TemperaturesOutreach teams offer counseling and help getting into housing or a shelter, or, on especially frigid nights, even a hotel.
'Knock Knock Give A Sock' Founder Adina Lichtman Says Her Group 'Focuses On Humanizing Homelessness, One Sock At A Time'Lichtman says socks are one of the most requested - and least donated - items at shelters. Her sock-focused operation is not only to give pairs to those in need but to create a meaningful connection between some donors and shelter residents.
Newark Will Now Require Permit To Hand Out Food To People Experiencing HomelessnessThe city said violating the order could result in fines and penalties, but the mayor did not mention how much those fines would cost.
People Without Homes Living Outdoors In Ocean County In Need Of Help As Winter ApproachesMinister Steve Brigham says he serves 30 homeless people in the woods in Ocean County, where there's no permanent shelter.
Residents Rally Against Plans To Build Homeless Shelter In Sunset ParkHundreds of people turned out to rally against plans to build a homeless shelter in Sunset Park.
Exhibit Shines Light On Difficult Journey Through NYC Shelter System For Those Experiencing HomelessnessThe Department of Homeless Services says people can expect to spend 90 days to a year in a shelter while they apply for affordable housing, but city data shows the average person spends 520 days there.
Street Teams Canvas Neighborhoods To Bring Medical Care To Vulnerable New YorkersWith backpacks full of medical gear, a team of health care workers hits the streets of Harlem to help vulnerable New Yorkers.
Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Stop Transfers Of Homeless People From Hotels To SheltersTransfers of the homeless out of hotels resumed Monday after some of the relocations were temporarily halted by a judge.
Advocates For The Homeless Stage Sleepout Outside Gracie MansionThey're demonstrating against plans to move homeless New Yorkers out of hotels and into shelters.
New York City's Plan To Move Homeless Back To Shelters Hit Roadblock As Some Refused To Leave Midtown SheratonNew York City's plan to empty 60 commercial hotels temporarily used to house the homeless during the pandemic hit a roadblock Friday.
New York City's 311 Service Expanding To Subway SystemRiders and workers will be able to use the 311 app to report issues they see on the subway and get people the help they need.
New York City Begins Moving Homeless Out Of Lucerne And Other Hotels As Pandemic Outlook BrightensAt the height of the pandemic, some 200 homeless men were living at the Lucerne Hotel despite legal efforts from neighbors to get them out.
West Village Residents Fed Up With Proliferation Of Trash, Graffiti And Homeless: 'It Is Not Acceptable'In a throwback to the bad old days of the '70s and '80s, the West Village has become overrun with graffiti and garbage.
Exclusive: Multi-Agency Group Sweeps Up 3 Homeless Encampments In Hell's Kitchen, Midtown WestThere are now three fewer homeless encampments in Manhattan.