City opens more beds for homeless New Yorkers, offers help at 10 subway stations

The city is opening up more beds as it expands outreach to homeless New Yorkers on the subways and streets.

News 12 Staff

Apr 28, 2020, 10:56 AM

Updated 1,488 days ago

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The city is opening up more beds as it expands outreach to homeless New Yorkers on the subways and streets.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that 200 new Safe Haven beds will open this week, prioritizing vulnerable New Yorkers.
The city is also offering help at up to 10 end-of-the-line subway stations citywide, with the goal of bringing more homeless people off the subways amid the pandemic.
The Mayor's Office also called on the MTA to close these stations temporarily during overnight to allow for more outreach and sanitation.
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Those stations include the Coney Island/Stillwell Avenue D AND F, Flatbush Avenue/Brooklyn College 2 and 5, Pelham Bay Park 6 train station in the Bronx,Van Cortlandt Park 242nd Street 1 train and the Wakefield 241st Street 2 and 5 station.


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