De Blasio Boosts Outreach to Combat New York Street Homelessness

  • Social workers and police will divert street people to shelter
  • De Blasio describes it as the most comprehensive effort ever

Faced with unprecedented numbers of families in shelters and as many as 4,000 people living on New York’s streets, Mayor Bill de Blasio said teams of social workers and police will seek out the homeless to get them services.

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