Elliot Tooley

Mr. Tooley had been coming to the Coalition for the Homeless off and on for years. When he finally had ... View More

Hear directly from men and women struggling with homelessness as well as those working to help them.

"I am forever grateful to have spent the last five summers at Camp Homeward Bound!" View story
"You can't get used to places where there are rats crawling everywhere..." ... View story
"I was amazed at the number of resources above and beyond food that I was able to acquire while being here." View story

The Residents of Wards Island

The M35 bus is the only means of transportation in and out of Manhattan for the men and women living in Wards Island homeless shelters. Recently, police have started cracking down on those who live...Read more

Jerry Breen

Jerry Breen is the Eviction Prevention Program Manager. The Coalition for the Homeless' Eviction Prevention Program saves more than 600 households every year from losing their homes and experiencing...Read more

Taneka

Taneka became homeless almost three years ago following a serious car accident and devastating health diagnosis. When she first came to the Coalition for the Homeless for help, she and her three...Read more