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Audio: New Report Says The Sick And Homeless Need A Clean Place To Heal

By Cindy Rodriguez

A new report from NYLAG is recommending New York City create a new kind of facility — medical respites — for homeless people who are too sick to live in a shelter.

Originally published in WNYC on January 31, 2020



Founded in 1990, the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) is a leading not-for-profit legal services organization advocating for adults, children, and families that are experiencing poverty or have low-income. We address emerging and urgent needs with comprehensive, free civil legal services, direct representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy, financial counseling, a medical-legal partnership model, and community education and partnerships.


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