DHS Administrator Joslyn Carter
DHS Announcement
    Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of Joslyn Carter as Administrator of the Department of Homeless Services (DHS). Administrator Carter will be a key leader in implementing the Mayor's plan for transforming the provision of shelter to a borough-based approach. Learn more
HOME-STAT Outreach Team Engages Street Homeless New Yorker
DHS ANNOUNCEMENT
    The City's first-ever comprehensive “by-name” list is central to HOME-STAT's individual-by-individual approach to addressing street homelessness. Teams continue to engage and build relationships with these individuals to support their transition off the street. Learn more
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.

Information About DHS Shelter and Street Homeless Outreach DURING a Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for New York City. As a result, a DHS Code Red is in effect from 12 pm until 8 pm on Friday, July 21. Learn more

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