Mayor de Blasio Announces Initiative To Divert Homeless On Subway From The Courts

The de Blasio Administration today announced a pilot initiative to support people experiencing unsheltered homelessness on the subway by offering alternative pathways off the streets into transitional and permanent housing. Continue Reading →


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Amid Record Rates Of Student Homelessness Advocates Call On Mayor To Increase Funding

Today, Christine C. Quinn President & CEO of Win (formerly Women in Need) – the largest provider of shelter in New York City from Harlem to Hollis for homeless women and their children, Continue Reading →


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KIND Volunteers And Kids Win At Event At The Jennie A. Clarke Shelter In Harlem

Last week, a volunteer event with employees from KIND, that believes that “kindness can change the world,” was at the Jennie A. Clarke Shelter in Harlem. Continue Reading →


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Poll On Homelessness Reveals Residents From Harlem To Houston Would Support A Homeless Shelter On Their Block

As New York City faces a worsening homelessness crisis, a new poll from Win (formerly Women in Need) and HarrisX reveals that New Yorkers strongly agree (92 percent) that more needs to be done to combat the homelessness crisis…

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1.5K Public Urinators Ticketed Near Closed Harlem Toilet

Advocates rallied Tuesday at the site of a now-defunct public restroom in East Harlem and called on the city to rehabilitate and reopen the facility. Continue Reading →


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City Advances Plan To Convert Cluster Units To Permanent Housing For The Homeless

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that the City has made progress towards an agreement for the acquisition and conversion of nearly 500 cluster units across 17 buildings into permanent affordable housing for over 1,000 New Yorkers in need. Continue Reading →


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