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We fight poverty on multiple fronts to build a stronger, more equitable New York. Our Issues


Staying Independent and At Home, With Home Health Care

With home health care, 78-year old Carmen S. had remained independent and in her home of 50 years. When that home care was threatened, she sought help from CSS's Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN).

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Our History

A Look Back

Former CSS social worker Harry Hopkins (1890-1943) went on to became F.D.R.’s most trusted advisor during the New Deal and World War II.

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Facts & Figures


One-third of NYC's voting-age citizens lives in a low-income household. Find out about the hopes and challenges of "The Unheard Third."

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