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Homeless for the Holidays… Again

More than 22,000 children will be sleeping in homeless shelters this holiday season. And some of these children spent the holidays homeless last year too; the average length of stay in shelter for families with children is now 409 days.[1] (Click to en …

Council Members, Youth, Providers and Advocates Rally for Runaway and Homeless Youth Services

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 12:00 PM (noon), City Hall Steps Contact: Stephanie Gendell, Citizens’ Committee for Children, (646) 232-6721 (cell), sgendell@cccnewyork.org Council Members, Youth, Providers and Advocates Rally for Run …

CCC, Council Members, Providers and Advocates Rally for Runaway and Homeless Youth Services

Yesterday, CCC stood on the steps of City Hall with New York City Council Youth Services Chair Fidler, Council Member Brewer, Council Member Jackson, and over 100 providers, advocates and youth to make our voices heard in the fight against cuts to Runa …

CCC Testimony: New York City Council Finance Committee Hearing on Fiscal Year 2014 Executive Proposals

CCC testified about the impact the Fiscal Year 2014 Executive Budget would have on children and families, at the June 5, 2013 City Council Finance Committee Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2014 Executive Budget. CCC thanked the City Council for its c …

CCC’s YouthAction Graduates Advocate for Runaway and Homeless Youth Services

CCC’s YouthAction Community Leadership Course (YCLC) graduates spent this past spring learning about Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) services and the need for more resources to support homeless youth. CCC congratulates the graduates of the spring 2013 YCL …

Spring 2013 YouthAction Community Leadership Course: Findings And Recommendations

CCC’s YouthAction Community Leadership Course (YCLC) students focused the Spring semester on New York City’s Runaway Homeless Youth system and then drafted findings and recommendations aimed at enhancing the system for homeless youth. The 25 high schoo …

CCC’s New York State Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Budget One-Pagers

CCC developed a set of one-pagers to help us respond to the New York State Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Executive Budget proposals. These one-pagers provide more information about our concerns about the budget and our recommendations.  There are 4 one –pagers …

CCC Testimony: New York City Council Youth Services Committee Hearing on Fiscal Year 2014 Preliminary Budget Proposals

CCC testified about the impact the Fiscal Year 2014 Preliminary Budget would have on youth services, such as after-school programs and runaway and homeless youth programs, at the March 6, 2013 Youth Services Committee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2014 Pr …

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Runaway and Homeless Youth

There are an estimated 3,800 runaway and homeless youth in New York City at any given time, according to the Empire Coalition of Youth and Family Services. As with the adult homeless population, being homeless puts young people at greater risk of physi …

CCC Testimony: City Council Oversight Hearing: Mental Health Services for Runaway and Homeless Youth

CCC testified about the mental health needs of runaway and homeless youth (RHY) and our recommendations for improving RHY access to mental health services at the New York City Council Committee on Youth Services and the Committee on Mental Health, Ment …

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