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Mission Statement

Care for the Homless fights homelessness by delivering high-quality and client-centered health care, human services and shelter to homeless individuals and families, and by advocating for policies to ameliorate, prevent and end homelessness,

Description

Care for the Homeless is committed to ending homelessness by providing direct services for homeless single adults and families, by conducting public education, research, and analysis of model programs and practices that create permanent housing opportunities, and by shaping policies to prevent future homelessness.

Care for the Homeless serves between 8,000 and 10,000 homeless men, women and children annually and provides comprehensive care at over 30 sites including soup kitchens, shelters, family residence, drop-in centers and street outreach programs in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. Our service delivery model is to provide care where homeless individuals and families congregate, and by partnering with host locations such as shelters and soup kitchens,

The Care for the Homeless staff includes intensive case managers, clinical social workers, substance use counselors, psychiatrists, health educators, a policy analyst, management information specialists, fiscal staff, supervisors and managers. The medical teams include doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, medical assistants and health educators.

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