/Social Services in Morningside Heights

Cathedral Community Cares Sunday Soup Kitchen

Cathedral St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street New York, NY 10025 Lauren Phillips, Program Director (212) 316-7581 lphillips@stjohndivine.org   The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine’s Cathedral Community Cares (CCC) initiative aims to “combat and alleviate poverty through preventative poverty services, education and and advocacy-specifically targeting the issues of health and hunger.” The program aims to address the needs of the underserved as well as tackle policy solutions in the long run to create a greater community and be a better aid to its clients. The Cathedral Community Care services include the Sunday Soup Kitchen, which serves breakfast weekly at 10 am, a hot sit-down lunch at 12:30 pm, and a take-away brown bag meal for 600-700 people per month. […]

Cathedral Community Cares Sunday Soup Kitchen2014-02-04T20:08:54-04:00

Cathedral Community Cares Clothing Closet

Cathedral St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street New York, NY 10025 Lauren Phillips, Program Director (212) 316-7581 lphillips@stjohndivine.org The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine’s Cathedral Community Cares (CCC) initiative aims to “combat and alleviate poverty through preventative poverty services, education and and advocacy-specifically targeting the issues of health and hunger.” The program aims to address the needs of the underserved as well as tackle policy solutions in the long run to create a greater community and be a better aid to its clients.The Center’s Clothing Closet distributes emergency clothing and professional clothing for those seeking to enter the workforce. The Clothing Closet hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 am- 1pm. […]

Cathedral Community Cares Clothing Closet2014-02-04T17:54:16-04:00

Cathedral Community Cares Food Stamp Program

Cathedral St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street New York, NY 10025 Lauren Phillips, Program Director (212) 316-7581 lphillips@stjohndivine.org   The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine’s Cathedral Community Cares (CCC) initiative aims to “combat and alleviate poverty through preventative poverty services, education and and advocacy-specifically targeting the issues of health and hunger.” The program aims to address the needs of the underserved as well as tackle policy solutions in the long run to create a greater community and be a better aid to its clients.The Center’s Food Stamp Program offers per-screening for those interested in receiving Food Stamps, and recertifies those already involved. […]

Cathedral Community Cares Food Stamp Program2019-04-22T08:51:42-04:00

Department of Homeless Services

Dept. of Homeless Services 33 Beaver Street, 17th Floor New York, NY 10004 Barbara Brancaccio, Deputy Commissioner (212) 361-7900 Bbrancaccio@dhs.nyc.gov http://www.nyc.gov/html/dhs/html/home/home.shtml The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is dedicated to preventing homelessness and to providing short-term, emergency shelter for families and individuals who have no other housing options. The DHS works towards decreasing the number of individuals living on city streets, towards ensuring temporary, emergency shelter availability, and towards maintaining shelter safety and sanitation while helping New Yorkers make the transition from shelter into permanent housing. […]

Department of Homeless Services2014-02-04T17:20:17-04:00

ECDO Employment Services

Ecumenical Community Development Organization, Inc. (ECDO) 443 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027 Janice Berthoud, Executive Director (212)678-0037 jberthoud@ecdo.org http://www.ecdo.org/ The Ecumenical Community Development Organization, Inc. (ECDO) is a not for profit organization that aims to create and produce plans and projects to improve housing, social, and economic conditions for low and moderate income residents of the West and Central Harlem neighborhoods. The organization hopes to aid West Harlem residents with a sense of community. “ECDO has broadened and diversified its scope of projects that includes tenant and community organizing, technical assistance to community residents and organizations, counseling, education, youth and adult employment programs and services.”   Employment and Placement Services- ECDO currently provides two employment service programs. […]

ECDO Employment Services2014-02-04T17:51:59-04:00

ECDO’s Child Care Center

Ecumenical Community Development Organization, Inc. (ECDO) 443 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027 Janice Berthoud, Executive Director (212)678-0037 jberthoud@ecdo.org http://www.ecdo.org/ The Ecumenical Community Development Organization, Inc. (ECDO) is a not for profit organization that aims to create and produce plans and projects to improve housing, social, and economic conditions for low and moderate income residents of the West and Central Harlem neighborhoods. The organization hopes to aid West Harlem residents with a sense of community. “ECDO has broadened and diversified its scope of projects that includes tenant and community organizing, technical assistance to community residents and organizations, counseling, education, youth and adult employment programs and services.”   ECDO’s Head Start Center offers a full day, year-round Head Start child care center. […]

ECDO’s Child Care Center2014-02-04T17:51:45-04:00

Fortune Society Aid to Formerly Incarcerated

Fortune Society 29-76 Northern Boulevard Long Island City, NY 11101 Joanne Page, President/CEO (212) 691-7554 jpage@fortunesociety.org http://fortunesociety.org/ A nonprofit social service and advocacy organization, the Fortune Society’s mission is to support successful reentry from prison and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of communities. […]

Fortune Society Aid to Formerly Incarcerated2014-02-04T17:46:09-04:00

Goddard Services for Children, Youth, and Young Adults

Goddard Riverside Community Center 131 Edgecombe Avenue @ 141st Street New York, NY 10030 Rev. Georgiette Morgan-Thomas Director of Harlem Services (212) 926-7688 gmthomas@goddard.org http://www.goddard.org/index.php Goddard Riverside Community Center is one of New York City’s leading human service organizations. They work to meet people’s basic needs – food, shelter, education – and to bring them together for mutual aid, social action, and to celebrate the richness of our society. Goddard provides services for children, youth, and young adults through after school and daycare programs. […]

Goddard Services for Children, Youth, and Young Adults2014-02-04T17:45:08-04:00

Goddard Services Homeless Individuals

Goddard Riverside Community Center 131 Edgecombe Avenue @ 141st Street New York, NY 10030 Rev. Georgiette Morgan-Thomas Director of Harlem Services (212) 926-7688 gmthomas@goddard.org http://www.goddard.org/index.php Goddard Riverside Community Center is one of New York City’s leading human service organizations. They work to meet people’s basic needs – food, shelter, education – and to bring them together for mutual aid, social action, and to celebrate the richness of our society. As the lead agency of the Manhattan Outreach Consortium, Goddard Riverside manages the citywide initiative in Manhattan to provide swift housing for adults who have been homeless for the longest periods. […]

Goddard Services Homeless Individuals2014-02-04T17:44:34-04:00

Senior Center and Home Delivered Meals at Goddard

Goddard Riverside Community Center 131 Edgecombe Avenue @ 141st Street New York, NY 10030 Rev. Georgiette Morgan-Thomas Director of Harlem Services (212) 926-7688 gmthomas@goddard.org http://www.goddard.org/index.php Goddard Riverside Community Center is one of New York City’s leading human service organizations. They work to meet people’s basic needs – food, shelter, education – and to bring them together for mutual aid, social action, and to celebrate the richness of our society. Goddard Riverside’s programs for older adults offer a vital lifeline for the aging population in our community. […]

Senior Center and Home Delivered Meals at Goddard2014-02-04T20:08:16-04:00

Harlem Congregation for Community Improvement Services

Harlem Congregation for Community Improvement 2854 Frederick Douglass Blvd New York, NY 10039 Lucille McEwen, President/CEO (212) 281-4887 lmcewen@hcci.org http://www.hcci.org/index.shtml Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) is committed to the holistic revitalization of Harlem. They provide economic development and empowerment opportunities to help Harlem residents rebuild and sustain their community. Founded in 1986, HCCI is a coalition of more than 90 inter-faith congregations that has implemented a comprehensive portfolio of programs to provide affordable housing and safe streets; offer opportunities for individuals and groups to become and remain economically independent; increase understanding of and access to health care; and provide substantive educational programs for adults and young people. Through alliances with other community organizations, elected officials and local residents, HCCI has also helped reduce crime in the community; increase public sanitation; and preserve and transform open space. […]

Harlem Congregation for Community Improvement Services2014-02-04T17:51:10-04:00

Heritage Health and Housing

Heritage Health and Housing Services 416 West 127th Street New York, NY 10027 Colleen Bonnicklewis, CEO/Executive Director (212) 866-2600 cbonnicklewis@heritagenyc.org http://heritagenyc.org/index.php Heritage Health and Housing provides for health, housing and a wide range of social and support services within a community of healing in each of its operating venues. Heritage Health and Housing delivers highly effective and quality services in a learning environment of excellence and caring while instilling dignity and self-respect in its clientele. Heritage marshals the efforts of its board, staff and consumers and uses available resources to expand its services – in accordance with its core values and expertise – to fill gaps in needed programs, to enhance community, social and economic empowerment and to train clients for adaptability. […]

Heritage Health and Housing2014-02-04T17:36:46-04:00

Manhattan Legal Services

Manhattan Legal Services 1 West 125th Street, 2nd Floor New York, New York 10027 (212) 348-7449 http://www.legalservicesnyc.org/index.php Manhattan Legal Services aims to seek equal justice for low-income residents of Manhattan through the provision of free legal representation, systemic advocacy and community education. Manhattan Legal Services includes a talented and dedicated staff of 22 attorneys, seven paralegals, and one social worker – all of whom have substantial legal services experience and many of whom are bilingual in Spanish/English, French/English, Mandarin/English and Cantonese/English. Each year we represent and advise thousands of low income residents of Manhattan who need help with civil legal problems in the areas of housing, government benefits, Supplemental Security Income/Social Security, unemployment, family, employment, immigration, consumer and education law. […]

Manhattan Legal Services2014-02-04T17:50:48-04:00

People Against Landlord Abuse and Tenant Exploitation Harlem

People Against Landlord Abuse and Tenant Exploitation Harlem 423 West 127th Street, Ground Floor New York, NY 10027 Elsia Vasquez, Founder/President (212) 491-2541 elsia.vasquez@palanteharlem.org http://www.palanteharlem.org/index.htm People Against Landlord Abuse and Tenant Exploitation Harlem (PA’LANTE Harlem) assists residents living in Rent Stabilized and Federally subsidized buildings one-on-one and in small groups. PA’LANTE provides technical assistance, training and legal services, and connects residents to the government and nonprofit resources (much of which are underutilized) that enable them to remain in their homes, hold negligent landlords accountable for critical safety violations and ensure that the buildings in their neighborhood are safe, habitable homes. PA’LANTE Harlem also recognizes the urgent need to help develop the academic and social skills of children in the Harlem community. […]

People Against Landlord Abuse and Tenant Exploitation Harlem2014-02-04T17:39:04-04:00

The Bridge Mental Health and Housing Solutions

The Bridge Mental Health and Housing Solutions 248 West 108th Street New York, NY 10025 Peter Beitchman, CEO (212) 663-3000 pbeitchman@thebridgeny.org http://thebridgeny.org/ The Bridge Mental Health and Housing Solutions offers a comprehensive range of evidence-based rehabilitative services, including mental health and substance abuse treatment, housing, vocational training and job placement, healthcare, education and creative arts therapies. Bridge services are tailored to each individual  to support their recovery and independent living goals. Thousands of men and women have benefited from Bridge services, helping them lead more productive, independent and satisfying lives. Bridge offers more than 500 housing units in their buildings and apartments for people who were formerly homeless. These units include mental health housing, substance abuse housing and specialty housing (HIV/AIDS, ex-offenders, elderly with mental health and physical health diagnoses, and formerly homeless veterans).  

The Bridge Mental Health and Housing Solutions2014-02-04T17:40:32-04:00
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