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HOPE 2018
    The NYC Department of Homeless Services needs your help to canvass streets, parks, subways, and other public spaces across the five boroughs for our Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE), an annual point-in-time survey of New Yorkers sleeping unsheltered on the streets. Learn more about HOPE 2018 and sign up
HOME-STAT outreach workers help connect a New Yorker in need with services.
HOME-STAT Announcement
    The de Blasio Administration announced that nearly 1,500 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. Read more
HOME-STAT canvasser engages a street homeless New Yorker
DHS ANNOUNCEMENT
    The de Blasio Administration announced a series of enhancements to interagency homeless outreach efforts. DHS and NYPD are expanding joint canvassing and outreach operations and the City is committing to opening an additional 250 Safe Haven beds, which will assist outreach teams' efforts to help chronically homeless New Yorkers off the streets and out of the subway system. Learn more
Council Member Torres and Commissioner Banks complete naloxone training
DHS ANNOUNCEMENT
    The de Blasio Administration announced that NYC has expanded overdose prevention programming at city shelters, including enhancing naloxone training. "Promoting positive health outcomes is integral to turning the tide on homelessness and improving quality of life for New Yorkers working to get back on their feet," said Department of Homeless Services Administrator Joslyn Carter. Read more

Information about DHS Shelter and Street Homeless Outreach during a Cold Weather Alert

The NYC Office of Emergency Management has issued a Cold Weather Alert. As a result, a DHS Code Blue is in effect from 4 pm on Thursday, January 18 until 8 am on Friday, January 19. Learn more

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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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