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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
State of the Homeless 2013:  50,000: The Bloomberg Legacy of Record Homelessness

Yesterday the Coalition released the “State of the Homeless 2013” report, which documented how, for the first time ever, more than 50,000 homeless New Yorkers are sleeping each night in municipal shelters – a shocking 61 percent increase since Mayor Bloomberg took office.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
State of the Homeless 2013:  50,000

Coalition for the Homeless released its 2013 "State of the Homeless" report today showing that for the first time the number of homeless New Yorkers sleeping in emergency shelter each night has passed 50,000 – a 61 percent increase since Mayor Bloomberg took office.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Over 300 Groups Address Social Work Employment Issues in Letter

Over 300 social service providers signed a letter to New York State officials regarding legal issues with the employment of social workers and other mental health professionals

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
News Release: Blueprint for Post-Sandy Housing Aid

Hurricane Sandy evacuees, New York City Council Members, and advocates held a press conference at City Hall today to present a blueprint for dealing with the post-Sandy housing crisis.

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Monday, February 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New Yorkers Urge Mayor Bloomberg to Stop Denying Shelter In Cold Weather

Over 500 Signatures Collected Urging Mayor to Stop Turning Families Away in Freezing Weather

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Friday, February 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Coalition Responds to Mayor Bloomberg’s “Compassion” Comments

CFH's Mary Brosnahan responds to Mayor Bloomberg's assertion that the City's homeless policies are "compassionate."

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Young Children and Families Left Out in the Cold

The Bloomberg administration reached a new low in its decision to force children and families to the streets during cold-weather emergencies.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Court Victory for Homeless Single Adults

A Department of Homeless Services attempt to impose eligibility requirements on homeless single adults is once again declared unlawful.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Patterson Belknap Sponsors GCFP for Month of February

Patterson Belknap’s generous sponsorship is allowing 10,000 meals to be given out to our most vulnerable neighbors this month.

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Friday, February 8, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Staying Safe This Weekend

GCFP is running through snow storm. Find information on staying warm here.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Sandy Evacuees Rally for Better Conditions and a Long-Term Affordable Housing Plan

...while City officials offer few answers about how families will be helped.

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Friday, February 1, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Coalition for the Homeless Statement on the Passing of Mayor Ed Koch

Koch understood what the current administration has clearly forgotten: that homelessness CAN be reduced with access to permanent, affordable housing.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
First Step Goes to Zumba Class

One of the highlights of each First Step session is the trip to Zumba class.

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Monday, January 28, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
“It’s Not the Ritz-Carlton”

Sandy Evacuees Remain in Squalid Temporary Conditions While the City Offers No Long-Term Housing Plan

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Monday, January 28, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
No Way to Count Homeless New Yorkers

Tonight the City conducts its annual HOPE survey of unsheltered homeless New Yorkers. And once again, the survey’s numerous flaws mean that the resulting estimate will undercount the homeless population and misinform the general public.

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Friday, January 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Bloomberg Pushes to Deny Shelter to Homeless Adults, Even on Freezing Cold Nights

This week’s arctic cold is a reminder that, during extreme weather conditions, lack of shelter from the elements can literally be a death sentence. Nonetheless, Mayor Bloomberg and his administration continue to push forward a plan to deny emergency shelter to thousands of homeless adults each year.

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Thursday, January 24, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Sandy Evacuees Still in Limbo; Housing Crisis Looms

Thousand of evacuees remain in hotels and shelters without any promise of affordable housing to come.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Staying Safe and Warm in Extremely Cold Weather

Information on shelter access and helping homeless neighbors seek shelter.

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Monday, January 7, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Record Homelessness, Growing Shelter Expenses, Still No Action

The Bloomberg Administration's failure to deal with the growing problem of homelessness is costing the City millions.

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Friday, January 4, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Dinkins Calls on City to Focus on Homelessness

Last night on NY1’s Road to City Hall, former NYC Mayor David Dinkins called on the city to focus on the issue of homelessness in the upcoming mayoral election.

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