Cynthia, Class 37, demonstrates the true meaning of “Once a First Stepper, always a First Stepper.” ... 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


Kemba, Class 143, shares her First Step story at the 24th Annual Women Mean Business Luncheon on April 19, 2018 at The Plaza...Read more


First Step graduate Gigi, Class 142, overcame tremendous odds to find a full-time living wage job and a fresh start at a new life. This video was first shown at the Coalition for the Homeless’ 24th...Read more


Homeless New Yorkers explain why the legal right to shelter is so important to them. Angela is a member of the Coalition's Client Advisory Group (CAG) living in a single adult shelter for women in...Read more