Department of Homeless Services
A church becomes a safe haven for the homeless
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church transforms into a homeless shelter.
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.
Proposed budget cuts will hurt homeless
More than 39,000 people in New York City seek shelter each day. Officials and advocates claim Paterson’s proposed cuts would drastically reduce aid to the homeless.