Girl Scouts Of Greater NY Troop 6000 Serving More Girls And Women From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration today announced that Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first of its kind Girl Scout troop dedicated to serving girls and women in the shelter system as they get back on their feet. Continue Reading →

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From Harlem To Mott Haven, Rise In Homeless Is One Of The Biggest In The U.S.

We can see the effects in Harlem, homelessness in New York City rose by 4.1% in 2017 overall, one of the bigger increases in the U.S., according to a federal report released Wednesday. Continue Reading →

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East Harlem-El Barrio Community Land Trust Gets Slice Of $1.65M For Homeless

Picture the Homeless has been talking about community land trusts as a tool for helping the homeless for more than a decade. Continue Reading →

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New Harlem Lead Organization For Homeless Street Outreach From Harlem To Houston

WNYC reports that a Harlem-based non-profit is now leading efforts to reach out to the homeless living on the streets from Harlem to Houston, with a $33 million contract with the city. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Joslyn Carter To Head The Department Of Homeless Services

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Joslyn Carter as Administrator of the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), which is now part of the Department of Social Services. Continue Reading →

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Cops Can’t Keep Harlem Homeless Man In Custody

A homeless man escaped after being arrested by Department of Homeless Services officers — and was then caught by the NYPD for a separate crime and released by a judge because the DHS cops never reported him missing, The Post has learned. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Plan To Turn The Tide On Homelessness

Mayor Bill de Blasio, standing alongside faith and community leaders, today unveiled a comprehensive borough-based plan to reduce the footprint of New York City’s homeless shelter system and drive down the population of homeless New Yorkers relying on shelter. Continue Reading →

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Free On the Map Webinar On Student Homelessness From Harlem To Hollis

The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness is launching a new, free interactive data tool on February 15, 2017, 10 a.m., to inform educators, policy makers, and community members. Please join them for a live, online demonstration.

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Harlem Homeless Shelter Security Has Gotten So Bad, The NYPD Has To Intervene

The security situation at hundreds of homeless shelters from Harlem to Hollis has gotten so bad in recent years that city officials are recruiting 22 members of the NYPD to intervene in 2017. Continue Reading →

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NYC To Compensate Homeless Men For Destroyed Belongings In Harlem

The city will settle a lawsuit in which three homeless men claimed police officers and sanitation workers willingly destroyed their personal property including clothing, medications, birth certificates and social security cards. Continue Reading →

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Commemorating New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis Who Have Passed While Homeless In 2016

On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016, a memorial program was held by homeless service providers to remember people who passed away during 2016 in New York City without stable housing. Continue Reading →

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Join HSA For A “Shelter” Artist Talk In Harlem

hsaJoin Harlem School of the Arts for a special Artist Talk with exhibiting artists of the current “Shelter” exhibition. One of the basic needs, with food and love, SHELTER, is a major concern for all living beings, especially when it comes to refugees, immigrants, those struggling to pay the rent, and victims of domestic violence. Continue Reading →

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Lady Gaga Visits LGBT Homeless Shelter In Harlem

lady-gaga-in-harlemLady Gaga’s new album Joanne was hailed as the singer’s most personal work to date upon its release in October; now, the “Million Reasons” singer has given fans an even deeper glimpse into her life during a powerful segment on NBC’s TodayContinue Reading →

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Get Paid To Host “Home For the Holidays” In Your House In Harlem

homeless in harlemThe city will now pay Harlemites and New Yorkers to take in their homeless friends and family members for up to a year under the new program “Home for the Holidays” that launched this week, the NYC Dept. of Homeless Services (DHS) announced. Continue Reading →

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New Design? City Pulls Plug On Sidewalk Net After Porn Complaints

LinkNYC-777x776There are a number of the LinkNYC WiFi kiosks uptown, the company announced today that the web-browsing feature will be disabled after critics complained that homeless people were monopolizing them and using them to watch porn. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Bideawee And Goldman Sachs Sponsor Pet Vet Exams For Homeless Pet Owners

harlem-the-husky-dog-picture-1-54dd3230c7326d44d000001fHarlem World Cares loves when organizations take that extra step by partnering with a non-profit and/or for-profit organization to assist them in meeting their goals and community needs. Continue Reading →

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1 In 5 Uptown Students Experience Homelessness Says New ICPH Report

homeless in harlemIn New York City, one out of every eight, but one in five children are effected in Harlem attending public school in SY 2014-15 experienced homelessness within the past five school years. Continue Reading →

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Don’t Gimme Shelter: East Harlem’s Righteous Anger

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In an article by NYPost reports that we don’t blame East Harlemites in the least for being up in arms over City Hall’s move to drop another homeless shelter on their neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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Celebrate Success Over Homelessness In Harlem

acre for the homelessWith over  58,000 people in city homeless shelters daily, one of New York City’s oldest and largest providers of health care and other services for homeless people plans to recognize “success stories” of clients who have overcome obstacles in obtaining and maintaining stable housing as well as health successes. Continue Reading →

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Join ‘The Fighting Homelessness’ From Harlem To Hollis Talk In Harlem

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The ever-present debate over how to tackle homelessness in the city has reached a fever pitch in recent months, as New Yorker’s question whether their politicians are doing enough to help. Continue Reading →

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