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On June 12th we gathered at Governor Cuomo's NYC office to demand more supportive housing for homeless people in NYC. Watch video

Happy Mother’s Day

This Mother's Day, let's take a minute to celebrate the incredible strength and resiliency of the nearly 20,000 mothers who are homeless tonight in New York City. Our new video features a few of New ... Watch video


This video featuring First Step graduate Valerie was shown at the Coalition for the Homeless' 21st annual Women Mean Business Luncheon. Watch video

“I Have a Dream”

As we honor the enduring legacy of Dr. King this week, please watch this short video of homeless girls and boys talking about the dreams they have. Like any kid, they aspire to be everything from doctors ... Watch video

Jerry Breen

Jerry Breen is the Eviction Prevention Program Manager. The Coalition for the Homeless' Eviction Prevention Program saves more than 600 households every year from losing their homes and experiencing the ... Watch video


Perry first started coming to the Grand Central Food Program when he was homeless. Now that he has secured housing, he continues to use the soup kitchen to supplement his income and is a regular volunteer ... Watch video

Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing

More than 130 organizations gathered at City Hall on May 29, 2014 to launch the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing, calling on Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to negotiate a new City-State supportive housing ... Watch video


"Without First Step, I wouldn't have my job, I wouldn't be the mom that I am today..." Watch video


Taneka became homeless almost three years ago following a serious car accident and devastating health diagnosis. When she first came to the Coalition for the Homeless for help, she and her three children ... Watch video

Carnival Night for Kids

Carnival Night for Kids is the annual summer fundraiser held at Victorian Gardens in Central Park benefiting the Coalition for the Homeless' youth programs, including Camp Homeward Bound, the nation's ... Watch video