tags

homeless shelter

Recent Headlines
Flatbush »

3 Mentally Ill People Missing as City Endures Single-Digit Temps

Janet Markoe, Phillip Arabadjis and Thi Chau were all still missing Monday afternoon, officials said.

Jamaica »

MAP: See Where the City Has Been Setting Up New Homeless Shelters in Queens

The number of homeless New Yorkers hit a record high, nearly 59,000 residents.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Hotel Becomes Latest Lodging to House Homeless in Queens

A number of rooms at a hotel near the Jamaica AirTrain station are being used to house homeless people.

Upper West Side »

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: What Happened on the Upper West Side in 2014

From pedestrian deaths to Columbia's sexual assault protests, we looked back at the year's big events.

Stapleton »

Graffiti Artist Launches Project to Get Vital Information to the Homeless

Kevin Mahoney plans to put monitors in storefront windows to share information with the homeless.

Lower East Side »

Homeless Share Scenes of Daily Life in Upcoming Photo Exhibition

"Through Our Lens" aims to give homeless photographers a chance to share their point of view.

Greenpoint »

Officials Blast New Homeless Shelter Being 'Smuggled' Into Greenpoint

Local officials called on DHS to host a public forum discussing the shelter planned for 56-66 Clay St.

Upper West Side »

TIMELINE: Foes of UWS Shelter Hope Crime Drops With Fewer Homeless Tenants

The two West 95th Street buildings started as illegal hotels and later housed 400 homeless people.

Upper West Side »

In Last-Minute Switch, City Meets Deadline to Move Homeless From Shelter

DHS had warned it would miss the deadline to move 200 people from the W. 95th Street shelter.

Chelsea »

Worker at Controversial Chelsea Men's Shelter Was Groped and Harassed: Suit

Irene Spear said in a lawsuit that there was little to no oversight at the BRC shelter in Chelsea.

Briarwood »

Police Investigate 'Suspicious' Death of 4-Year-Old Girl in Queens Shelter

The girl was found at a shelter for homeless families in Briarwood with bruises on her face.

East Village »

Bodegas Selling $2 Hits of Dangerous Synthetic Marijuana, City Warns

Police and the Manhattan DA's office have begun arresting and prosecuting bodega workers selling K2.

Chelsea »

Peace Officers Sent Into Homeless Shelter That Neighbors Call a 'War Zone'

The city is adding 24 peace officers and an X-ray machine to the BRC shelter on West 25th Street.

Upper West Side »

Controversial UWS Homeless Shelter to Downsize Under 4-Year City Contract

Freedom House shelter has been awarded a $16 million contract despite neighborhood opposition.

Elmhurst »

Longstanding State Senator Faces Community Activist on Primary Day

State Sen. Toby Stavisky is facing a primary challenge from activist S.J. Jung in the 16th District.