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HOPE– Making New York’s Homeless Population Count

Today, New York City is conducting its annual homeless outreach population estimate. An unidentified homeless man, center, and Jennifer Sherry communicate using sign language at the man's encampment in Tompkins Square Park, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 ...

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IDNYC Pop-Up Comes to Fort Greene Health Center

IDNYC is the free government-issued photo identification, meant to benefit every NYC resident, providing services and access to many City and business programs photo credit: IDNYC The Fort Greene Health Center, located at 295 Flatbush Ave Ext, has been ...

Crown Heights Blasts City Plan For Men’s Shelter

  Photo: gothamist.com More than 200 residents and elected officials strongly expressed their disapproval at a community meeting on Saturday, about the opening of a homeless shelter in Crown Heights, as reported by The Gothamist. The ...

The Good Ones Never Stay Long

A Men's Shelter One never knows how much she can endure until she's in the thick of it. Joy surprised herself by completing the six-month probation.  She was sure her office mates and her clients would ...

Case Management Training I

Mr. Butler Now that she's in the Social Services Office, Joy has to cut the mustard.  Will she pass or will she be, like many before her, another fired employee. The thing Joy is most concerned ...

Finally…A Case Manager

  The day has come after months of hard work, ostracism, and some good times: Joy is moving up! Joy loves Tuesdays and Fridays because she has the morning to herself.  She may take a tub bath, prepare pancakes, or ...

A Change in Status

Life in a Men's Shelter Joy is comfortable with the 'cold shoulders' she gets from her office mates, the appreciation from the clients, and growing comradery with the Case Managers.  Even the security officers are watchful when she ...

Old and Homeless

Being elderly in a shelter There's an African proverb that states, "The shrieking of children at play is the music of old age."  Imagine being under a tree in the warmth of an African village.  Warmed ...

Seasonally Homeless

Life in a Men's Shelter My, my, my....the things humans adjust to.  The human condition is quite remarkable.  One day, someone is demanding that only Poland Spring bottled water be served to her. Another day, she's ...

Waving Our Flags on Memorial Day

Civil War Soldiers Joy is a lifelong learner and this morning she's going to get an important lesson while riding the bus to work. "Memorial Day...what is being memorialized on Memorial Day?", are Joy's thoughts as ...

My Blood in the Shelter

Anytime is a good time to reflect. Everyone has his road to walk.  Some walk purposely, while others walk aimlessly.  Sometimes it is divine order that paths cross momentarily to share a truth:  This big blue ...

Monthly Staff Meetings

Celebrating 35 Years To keep any ship in shape, the captain needs to review the crew.  The second Tuesday in a month Big Cheez does that with Juliet in tow. On the second Tuesday of each ...

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