City announces Project Home program to combat domestic violence

The program is part of over $43 million being invested to increase gender equity across the city.

Adolfo Carrion

Apr 15, 2024, 9:13 PM

Updated 36 days ago

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City data shows that in 2022, the number of New Yorkers experiencing domestic violence increased by 8.5%, making it one of the leading causes of homelessness in the state.
To combat this dangerous statistic, the city announced Project Home - a pilot program that will help domestic violence survivors find safe, permanent homes and reduce their time spent in shelters.
The program is part of over $43 million being invested to increase gender equity across the city.
Officials say that 100 families staying in city shelters due to domestic violence will be chosen at random. Afterward, they will be connected to professionals for one year that will help them secure permanent and safe housing.


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