Grand Central Food Program


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 the ... Read more


Perry first started coming to the Grand Central Food Program when he was homeless. Now that he has secured housing, he continues to use the soup kitchen to supplement his income and is a regular volunteer ... Read more

Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing

More than 130 organizations gathered at City Hall on May 29, 2014 to launch the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing, calling on Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to negotiate a new City-State supportive housing ... Read more


"Without First Step, I wouldn't have my job, I wouldn't be the mom that I am today..." Read more


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 children ... Read more

Carnival Night for Kids

Carnival Night for Kids is the annual summer fundraiser held at Victorian Gardens in Central Park benefiting the Coalition for the Homeless' youth programs, including Camp Homeward Bound, the nation's ... Read more

Elliot Tooley

Mr. Tooley had been coming to the Coalition for the Homeless off and on for years. When he finally had enough of trying to survive on the streets, the Coalition's Client Advocacy Project helped him secure ... Read more

Aracelis Fabian

Aracelis Fabian is the Program Manager for the Scattered Site Housing Program. The Coalition's Scattered-Site Housing Program gives 48 single adults and 18 families living with HIV/AIDS the dignity and ... Read more


Katrice was cut off from Advantage in February 2012. With a low paying job and an apartment she can't afford, she is now fearful of once again entering the shelter system. Read more