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South Jamaica »

A raccoon found its way into an atrium at the Baisley Park branch in South Jamaica during the storm.

Sunnyside (Staten Island) »

Residents who escaped Sandy with their lives took shelter in Staten Island.

New York City »

DNAinfo.com New York has a list of the closest shelters across the city.

Greenpoint »

The shelter's opening was fought by neighbors, but welcomed by clients.

Upper East Side »

Curtis Forteau, 29, was laying on a cot in a homeless shelter on Wards Island when cops captured him.

Manhattan »

A judge blocked the city from implementing a new homeless shelter policy pursued by Mayor Bloomberg.

Harlem »

Octavio Estevez and his family got a new home on Edgecombe Avenue, making him eligible for a transplant.

Downtown »

The number of protesters at Zuccotti Park dwindled overnight as protesters sought shelter on their first night without tents and sleeping gear.  

Downtown »

Some Occupy Wall Street protesters were heading towards a handful of Manhattan churches to seek shelter after being evicted from Zuccotti Park.

Manhattan »

The policy, which was set to take effect Monday, would require homeless people seeking to shelter to prove they have nowhere else to go.

Manhattan »

The city has designated certain areas of Manhattan as evacuation zones in case of a hurricane. Here's what to do if you live in one.

Midtown & Theater District »

Advocates say the homeless should be allowed to sleep in public spaces without being hassled by police.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

The Bowery Residents Committee is moving forward with its spring opening of a controversial Chelsea shelter.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

With the ranks of the homeless growing, neighborhood leaders balk at plans to designate more space for shelters.