Immigrants And Refugees
Even in an unusually warm winter, the snow and ice eventually arrive. It’s the afternoon of Feb. 27, and Natasha Lafontant is awaiting the first-of-the-year snowstorm expected that evening which will eventually drop six inches of white stuff in the area. As the social service supervisor for the Warming Center...
47,045 people in the city’s shelter system at start of July 2021. 16,981 homeless individuals are single adults. 9,000 homeless people were housed in temporary hotel emergency shelters. Now that Covid-19 restrictions have lifted for most of New York City, the fate of the homeless is uncertain. While the pandemic triggered...
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 around the metropolitan area to  canvass parks, subways and other public spaces to estimate the number of homeless in the five...