January 30, 2015


City Shifts Strategy On Homeless 

WSJ.Com Highlights Expansion Of Homebase Program

The de Blasio administration will scrap New York City's 20-year-old policy that requires families seeking entry into the homeless shelter system to go to a single location in the Bronx to register. A second intake facility will open in Brooklyn to offer families help with staying in their homes through Homebase, a homelessness-prevention program sponsored by the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS). SUS/Palladia operates Homebase programs.  READ MORE

'Kids Rock For A Cause' Jams To Benefit SUS
Kids Rock for a Cause, a "school of rock" founded by musician
Jeremy Bar-Illan that presents concerts to raise funds and awareness for various causes, brought the house down during a benefit concert organized for SUS!  Get the recap and see which SUS programs benefited from the kids' generosity. READ MORE
'Divergent' Author Veronica Roth Spotlights The YLC

Thanks, in part, to her New York Times best-selling book-turned-movie "Divergent," author Veronica Roth has a blog and social media following that's grown to over a half million readers. The writer used her platform to shine light on SUS' Young Leaders Council (YLC) in an interview with the group's Co-Presidents Peter Lattanzio and Victoria Colyer.  READ MORE

New Date For HOPE Count 2015 - Volunteers Still Needed!

This  week's severe storm predictions caused the NYC Department of Homeless Services to postpone their annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate, but the good news is there's still time to get involved! 


The new date is Monday, February 9 and volunteers are still needed to canvas parks, subways, and other public spaces to estimate the number of people living unsheltered in the city. Register today! When asked: "Are you associated with a member of the NYC Continumm of Care?" chose SUS. GET MORE INFO