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    Learn More About The Federal Government's Public Charge Announcement and What it Means for Immigrant Access to Public Benefits
international overdose day
DHS ANNOUNCEMENT
    Drug overdose is an increasing global health problem.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdose deaths are up 17% nationwide—now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50. Learn more
    
Commissioner Steven Banks talking to Girl Scout Troop 6000
DHS ANNOUNCEMENT
    The de Blasio Administration announced that Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first of its kind Girl Scout troop dedicated to serving girls and women in the shelter system as they get back on their feet, has expanded to 15 shelter facilities for families with children across all five boroughs. Learn more
HOME-STAT outreach worker engages New Yorker in need
DHS ANNOUNCEMENT
    The de Blasio Administration announced that more than 1,800 street homeless New Yorkers have successfully transitioned off the streets and into safer, more stable environments, including transitional programs and permanent housing, as a result of the persistent, dedicated efforts of HOME-STAT outreach teams across the five boroughs. Learn more
DHS Administrator Carter and CMOM launch a new Health and Learning Hub
DHS Announcement
    The Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) and the New York City Department of Homeless Services announced they are expanding their collaborative partnership to improve quality of life for homeless New Yorkers by replicating CMOM's successful early childhood health and learning hub model inside two additional homeless shelters serving families with children. Learn more

When the NYC Office of Emergency Management issues a Cold Weather Alert for New York City, a DHS Code Blue is in effect from 12 pm until 8 pm.

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The Living in Communities (LINC) Rental Assistance programs were created to help move families out of shelter and into stable housing.

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Daily DHS Shelter Census

Find out the number of DHS clients we serve each day.

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Turning the Tide NYC

DHS is helping even more New Yorkers move out of shelter and secure permanent housing, just like Richard and Doris.

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