Archive for 'SHELTER SYSTEM'
Posted on06. May, 2010 by cunyjschool.
by Rochana Rapkins From a non-descript building on the western border of Hell’s Kitchen, the sound of a child wailing rang down the street. A short, pale-skinned woman emerged from the Clinton Family Inn with her child, en route to his grandmother’s house. The twenty-six-year-old woman, who asked to remain anonymous, has been at the [...]
Posted on04. May, 2010 by Perry Santanachote.
by Perry Santanachote and Alana Casanova-Burgess Roll the dice and click your way through the game to learn more about the frustrating and uncertain path to finding shelter. A Roof Over Their Heads Related Stories: Single Mothers Find a Haven in Hell’s Kitchen After School, Homeless Kids Find Few Options LQBTQ Youth: A Disproportionate Amount [...]
Posted on04. May, 2010 by Eleanor Miller.
by Eleanor Miller The stress of being homeless and in poverty can exacerbate existing mental health issues in both children and adults– but homelessness can also be a root cause of mental health problems. It’s this “chicken or the egg?” problem that continues to worsen the problems of treating mental health issues among the homeless [...]