Why Don’t Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

Why Don’t Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

There are many assumptions about homeless people. Perhaps the most common is that they are too lazy to work. Having been there myself and having worked with many others in the same situation, I have to say that for the vast majority of homeless people, the assumption...
New York Heatwave Is Coming

New York Heatwave Is Coming

While the heat wave is an inconvenience for many New Yorkers, it can pose significant dangers for the thousands of homeless people living on the streets or in shelters without air-conditioning. Here are some resources to stay cool and safe during the heat wave:Stay...
To Get ID, You Need ID?

To Get ID, You Need ID?

Imagine if you became homeless tomorrow — where would you keep all of your important documents? Wallet, passport, birth certificate, social security card all on your person, at all times. This means there’s a much higher risk of losing all of these items at once and...
Shelter Drop In Sites In New York

Shelter Drop In Sites In New York

Homeless individuals and families have a right to shelter in the City of New York. If you are currently homeless, you can seek assistance at the intake shelters listed below which are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.If you have difficulty applying for shelter or in...
Polar Vortex Claims 21 Deaths

Polar Vortex Claims 21 Deaths

At least 21 people have died in one of the worst cold snaps to hit the US Midwest in decades.Ninety million people – a third of the US – have seen temperatures of 0°F or below. Some 250 million Americans overall have experienced the “polar...

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