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


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 ... Watch video

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 ... Watch video

Deutsch and the Women Mean Business Luncheon

Deutsch was awarded the 2013 Corporate Partnership award at the annual Women Mean Business Luncheon benefiting the Coalition for the Homeless' First Step Job Training Program. Deutsch put together this ... Watch video

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 ... Watch video

Grand Central Food Program

The Grand Central Food Program by the Coalition for the Homeless serves nearly 1,000 hot meals to homeless and hungry New Yorkers every night of the year on the streets of Manhattan and the Bronx. In addition ... Watch video

Camp Homeward Bound

Each summer, Camp Homeward Bound provides three 16-day sleep-away sessions at Harriman State Park for hundreds of boys and girls. Our sleep-away camp provides a safe haven away from the harsh life of city ... Watch video

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 ... Watch video


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. Watch video