Homelessness in NYC
New York City’s homeless crisis contradicts what most people believe about who is homeless and why. Families, not single adults, represent nearly 76% of the homeless population in New York City.
Children are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population.
Access to high quality healthcare and immunizations helps children stay in school and is an essential preventative measure to reduce homelessness.
homeless children are sleeping in family municipal shelters tonight *
of families living in the NYC shelter system are headed by a working adult
New York State homelessness rate compared to 19.3/10,000 for the rest of the country
If you’d like to learn more about the homeless crisis in New York City, these resources may help:
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