Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter

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National Coalition for Shelter: Helping New Yorkers Find Their Way Home

The Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter (NCS) is dedicated to providing housing and support that can transform lives. Together with its partners in the community, NCS's dedicated board, staff and volunteers demonstrate what neighbors can do to reduce, prevent and ultimately end homelessness.


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Spring Benefit


Our gala was a wonderful success. Click here for the story and photos.


The Nether

On Tuesday, March 10th, friends and supporters of NCS gathered at the Lucille Lortel Theatre for a very compelling play, The Nether. Nobody fell asleep at this one! For more about the event, click here.

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NCS in The New York Times!

There's been an influx of articles in The New York Times about homelessness in NYC. Ann Shalof, NCS's new Interim Executive Director, responds in a Letter to the Editor which was published on September 11, 2015. Click here to read her letter and click here for the article to which she responded.

We are very excited to welcome Ann Shalof to NCS's ranks as our new Interim Executive Director! Click here for more.

Just a reminder that our administrative offices have relocated to 50 Broadway, Suite 1031, New York, NY 10004-1607. Same phone: 212-537-5100.

We've notified Google and Google Maps about the change in address (and that we are NOT an animal shelter, which is how they list us!) but the process is long. Please bear with us. If you have any questions, contact us at

Gallery Night was a blast! Check out some photos from the event.

Click here to read our Winter 2015 Newsletter
Former NCS resident Marvin touches supporters with his success story at last year's Spring Benefit.

Bank of America Grant Supports CHIRP

Check out our new Street Sheet for the Upper East Side!
These pocket-sized sheets contain a wealth of valuable information from multi-service centers to meal services and everything in between.

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Nearly 25 percent of Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter's budget is made up of private donations.

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NCS is participating in a new coalition: United to End Homelessness. Check out our platform!.

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