Post Tagged with: "shelters"

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Homeless and drug addicted

Jose Ramirez, 36, stands alongside the Trans-Manhattan Expressway in Washington Heights. Ramirez, a heroin addict, is among several thousand of New York’s homeless population that choose to live on the streets instead of entering the shelter system. Photo by Razi Syed.   Around 6 p.m. on a breezy overcast Saturday evening, Jose Ramirez was getting ready to pick up the […]

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Frigid temperatures, but some homeless prefer the streets to shelter

Many of the city’s street homeless choose to tough it out under sleeping bags, blankets and scaffoldings.

Features / Multimedia

Art without walls

A homeless man uses art as a means of survival.

News / Video

Harsh winter leads to more homeless on city streets

With this year’s harsh winter overpopulating shelters, more homeless people are forced to live on the streets.

Audio / News

Women veterans battle homelessness

Finding help to prevent homelessness is increasingly difficult.

A warm winter brings relief to the homeless
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A warm winter brings relief to the homeless

“It has been a mild winter, but I’m not worried about sh**,” Larry Reddick said. “Bring on the snow, I can’t wait.”