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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Reporter Helps Homeless Harlem Woman With Housing, Surgery Needs

We have reported in the past about PIX 11’s news Monica Morales in helping residents with some kind of problem in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Harlem’s NYPD Homeless Outreach Program (video)

2016 has been a year of complaints and controversy surrounding the homeless crisis from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Homeless Man Found Stabbed Dies In Harlem

crime-in-harlemAn 18-year-old homeless man died Monday after being knifed in the stomach in front of a Harlem food market. Continue Reading →