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CCC Testimony: New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committees Hearing Regarding the New York City Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget

CCC testified at the New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committee hearing on March 15, 2016 regarding the New York City Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget. The Preliminary Budget proposes to fund a numb …

CCC Testimony: City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committee Hearing on Fiscal Year 2016 Preliminary Budget Proposals

CCC testified before the New York City Council Finance, General Welfare, Women’s Issues and Juvenile Justice Committees on March, 17, 2015 regarding the new investments in the 2016 Preliminary Budget related to the children served by the Administration …

CCC Testimony: Oversight Hearing: Interagency Coordination Between DHS and ACS to Protect Homeless Children

CCC testified at an Oversight Hearing on Interagency Coordination Between DHS and ACS to Protect Homeless Children on February 27, 2015. We believe it is critical that as a City we take measures to promote the safety of these children and to ensure pro …

CCC Testimony: Oversight: Conditions and Operations in the Department of Homeless Services Family Shelters

CCC testified about reducing family homelessness and improving conditions for families in shelter at a City Council General Welfare Hearing on February 27, 2014. Currently, a record number of children are living in homeless shelters for increasingly lo …

Housing Subsidies: One Key to Addressing Homelessness in New York City

Since New York City eliminated its large-scale housing subsidy program, the number of children and families living in homeless shelters has increased dramatically and families are staying in the shelter system for longer lengths of time. Currently, ove …

CCC Testimony: Examining the Use of Cluster Sites as Temporary Shelter for the Homeless

CCC testified about the City’s increased use of cluster site shelters to house homeless families, and made recommendations on how to reduce the City’s record levels of homelessness, at a New York City Council General Welfare Oversight Hearing on Octobe …

CCC Testimony: Overview of DHS’ Homebase Evaluation

CCC testified about the City’s homeless prevention program, Homebase, the recent findings that the program reduces shelter stays, and made recommendations on how to reduce the City’s record levels of homelessness, at a New York City Council General Wel …

Council Members, Advocates, and Clients Demand Budget Restorations for Social Services

Contact: Ed Murray, (917) 675-0959 Council Member Annabel Palma, Chair of the City Council’s General Welfare Committee, along with her colleagues in the City Council, advocates, and clients, rallied on the steps of City Hall today to demand restoration …

CCC Testimony: City Council Oversight Hearing: Overview of DHS Family Shelters

CCC testified about the record-breaking number of children sleeping in New York City homeless shelters, the traumatic impact this has on children, and on our recommendations to address this crisis at a New York City Council General Welfare Oversight He …

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