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A $33 Million Price Tag Was Put on Proposed Bushwick Homeless Shelter

A $33 Million Price Tag Was Put on Proposed Bushwick Homeless Shelter

Local community group wants more transparency from those operating the shelter.

The Department of Homeless Services Proposed a Men’s Shelter on Wyckoff Avenue in Bushwick

The Department of Homeless Services Proposed a Men’s Shelter on Wyckoff Avenue in Bushwick

Locals demand involving the community before the decision is final.

Local Volunteers Pull Together to Serve the Homeless of Bushwick During Temperature Drops

Local Volunteers Pull Together to Serve the Homeless of Bushwick During Temperature Drops

Andrew Karpan [email protected] Father Mike Lopez’s voice is effusive and booms for all to hear. On a Saturday afternoon, after a shock of sub-zero cold, he can be seen exiting an emergency-red colored van with the words “Community Response Vehicle” written across in yellow. A small group of volunteers follows him, pulls out plastic tables, […]

City Reps Address Community Homeless Shelter Concerns at East Williamsburg Public Meeting

City Reps Address Community Homeless Shelter Concerns at East Williamsburg Public Meeting

Officials met with community members at Varet Street’s Green Fitness Studio to discuss plans for the 140 bed shelter slated to open next month.

A “Historic First” Men’s Shelter Serving and Employing Bushwick Residents Will Open Next Month

A “Historic First” Men’s Shelter Serving and Employing Bushwick Residents Will Open Next Month

A former rehab facility on Bushwick’s DeKalb Ave is about to reopen as a 100-bed homeless shelter

Attend a Town Hall Meeting Tonight Regarding 50 Sex Offenders Who Are Being Sent to Bushwick

Attend a Town Hall Meeting Tonight Regarding 50 Sex Offenders Who Are Being Sent to Bushwick

Tonight at 5:30PM, The Doe Fund is hosting a town hall meeting to answer community’s questions regarding city’s decision to place 50 sex offenders in their East Williamsburg/Bushwick facility at 89 Porter Ave