Commssioner Banks, DM Palacio, and Bronx Electeds Announce Cluster Exits

City Transitions More Than 3,000 New Yorkers Out of Cluster Units, Reducing Use by 23 Percent

Cluster Countdown
    Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Dr. Herminia Palacio and DSS Commissioner Steven Banks announced that DHS has transitioned more than 3,000 New Yorkers out of cluster units into a mix of permanent housing and shelter since Mayor de Blasio’s 90-day review of homeless services. Learn more
City Marks One-Year Anniversary of HOME-STAT, Enhances Street Homeless Outreach
DHS Announcement
    Between implementation in March 2016 and February 2017, HOME-STAT has helped 748 homeless New Yorkers off the streets by identifying, engaging, and transitioning individuals to appropriate services and, ultimately, permanent housing. Learn more
We are everywhere street homeless New Yorkers are.

Mayor de Blasio Announces Plan to Turn the Tide on Homelessness
    Mayor Bill de Blasio, standing alongside faith and community leaders, 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. Learn more
Thank you, New York City, for a successful HOPE 2017!
HOPE 2017
    New York City conducted its 12th annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE), a point-in-time estimate of the number of individuals living on city streets, parks, and in other public spaces throughout the five boroughs. Thousands of volunteers fanned out to complete the count, through which the City will gather valuable data to better serve the street homeless population. Learn more

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