Emergency & Temporary Shelters

Xavier Mission Confronts the Challenge of Coronavirus


Photo by Rafaelina Tineo 

By Jim Sliney Jr

Xavier Mission provides services and opportunities for New Yorkers in need with a...

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Pandemic Adds Increasing Burdens on Immigrants Without Legal Status


A woman near El Paso, Texas, walks on the international border bridge with Mexico March 13, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has increased burdens on immigrants without legal...

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Almost Invisible, Except for One Cold Night in January

By Dan Carinci

A FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF THE 2020 HOPE COUNT

If you asked someone for the ideal way to spend a Monday evening in January, canvassing the streets to estimate the number of homeless people in New...

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Catholic Charities New York Hosts HOPE Count Panel Discussion

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

On Monday, January 27, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York hosted a panel discussion on homelessness--focusing on supportive housing options—to mark the kickoff...

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Volunteers from Catholic Charities of New York to Participate in 2020 HOPE Count

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

On Monday, January 27, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York staff and volunteers will join the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and hundreds of volunteers from...

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...And You Gave Me A Bed

By Jim Sliney Jr

In December we told you about Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s new initiative...

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New NYC Plan to Move Homeless from Summonses to Services

Homeless man in NYC subway asking for human kindness
Photo Credit: Matt Collamer

Program Implantation Gives Homeless a Second...

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1 in 5 New Yorker’s are Poor: Catholic Charities is Ready to Help 


Photo Credit: Enrique Alarcon

by John-Mark de Palma

2 Min Read: According to the...

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Meet Miguel: Struggling to Survive, Disabled, and Caring for his Disabled Family

by John-Mark de Palma

Miguel, who lives in the Bronx, owed over $8,220 in rent and was facing eviction before coming to Catholic Charities New York. Unable to find employment, Miguel has...

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