Archive for October, 2013

Posted on 10/30/2013 at 10:07 am

The human side of Post-Sandy

Dedicated to Freddie Hughes One year ago, Bailey-Holt House on Christopher Street was hit with a 10 ft. water surge that took out the basement and 1st floor, the elevator, security systems, heat and hot water.  Bailey House staff and residents worked through the night to secure rooms, salvage files and ensure that the 44 [...]

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Posted on 10/21/2013 at 2:46 am

Bailey House Announces Assistance for Recipients of WIC

New York, NY, October 21, 2013 – Beginning today, Bailey House is offering assistance to recipients of WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children). The WIC program was closed during the government shutdown, and though the government has since reopened, there will likely be a significant backlog for families to receive their [...]

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Posted on 10/16/2013 at 1:12 pm

What government default could mean for low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS

In 14 days, millions of New Yorkers, including hundreds of Bailey House clients, will be expecting their SSI (Supplemental Security Income) or SSD (Social Security Disability) benefits to arrive by electronic transfer into their accounts.  These benefits, which range from $900 to $1,200 monthly, pay for daily survival – groceries, rent, non-reimbursed medication costs, Metro [...]

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