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TESTIMONY: OVERSIGHT: Oversight: Support for Homeless Students

On October 11, 2017, CCC testified before the New York City Council General Welfare and Education Committees regarding the need for more support for homeless students.  CCC also testified in support of several pieces of legislation aimed at providing d …

For homeless children, ‘back to school’ brings fresh challenges

Across New York City, 1.1 million children are anxious for their first day of school.  Many are thinking about who their new teachers will be, which other kids will be in their class, what they will wear on that first morning, and how much homework the …

Keeping Track of Family Homelessness in New York City

Today CCC released the new report released Keeping Track of Family Homelessness in New York City. The report takes a comprehensive look at CCC’s community-level data to better understand the needs of the 22,000 children living in Department of Homeless …

Keeping Track of Family Homelessness in New York City

CCC’s Keeping Track of Family Homelessness in New York City report analyzes the relationship between income and rent data and family homelessness across the city’s 59 community districts, and examines the risks to well-being faced by children and famil …

CCC TESTIMONY: Regarding the Proposed Amendments to Article 47 of the New York City Health Code (related to child care services at family shelters)

On July 26, 2017, CCC testified before the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene regarding proposed amendments to Article 47 of the New York City Health Code, which would create regulations for a new category of child care programs, family shelter-ba …

Services and Housing: Two Critical Components to Ensure the Well Being of Homeless Children and Families

This post was co-authored by the three co-conveners of the Family Homelessness Task Force: Citizens’ Committee for Children, New Destiny Housing, and Enterprise. Last night, 27,000 children and their families slept in a New York City homeless shelter.  …

CCC TESTIMONY: From PATH to Permanency: Navigating the Shelter System as a Family with Children

On June 27, 2017, CCC testified before the City Council General Welfare Committee oversight hearing on PATH to Permanency:  Navigating the Shelter System as a Family with Children.  CCC testified about the need to better address the well-being of child …

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