In Episode 9: Aisha’s Story Part 1, an NYC mom currently residing in a shelter with her young son while also working in a shelter talks about applying for shelter, the experience in shelter, and how they are trying to exit. Aisha brings a unique perspective on homelessness in NYC to the table and will continue to share in Part 2 as her story continues next week for this two-part series.
About applying for shelter at the DHS Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) intake center: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dhs/shelter/families/families-with-children-applying.page
About Homebase: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/help/homebase.page
Find a Homebase location near you: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/help/homebase-locations.page
CityFHEPS Application Documents: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/help/cityfheps-documents.page
CityFHEPS FAQ: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/hra/downloads/pdf/cityfheps-documents/dss-7r-e.pdf
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