Through integrated housing, education, health and social service programs, Turning Point Brooklyn provides the comprehensive support and quality care necessary for clients to take control and turn their lives around.
Reading Partners is a local nonprofit organization that works to expand life opportunities for elementary school children in low income communities by empowering them with strong literacy skills. Reading Partners recruits and trains community volunteers to work one-on-one with students to help them build confidence and become stronger readers.
For more information, contact our engagement team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reading Partners New York, 499 7th Avenue, 20th Floor, North Tower | New York, NY 10018, 646-801-4029
The Bowery Mission has served homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1879, when its neighborhood came to define the term “skid row.”
Our goal is to be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation for hurting people in New York City.
The Bowery Mission, 227 Bowery, New York, NY 10002, 212-674-3456
Open 7 days a week. Donations may be dropped off 24 hours a day. Click here for directions
The Bowery Mission Men’s Center on Avenue D, 45-51 Avenue D, New York, NY 10009, 212-777-3424
Open 7 days a week. Click here for directions
The Bowery Mission Women’s Center at Heartsease Home, Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, 212-396-9000
Open 7 days a week. Click here for information
Mont Lawn Camp & Retreat Center, RR2, Box 2004, Bushkill, PA 18324, 570-588-6618 Click here for directions
Open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Coalition for the Homeless is the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women and children. We believe that affordable housing, sufficient food and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society. Since our inception in 1981, the Coalition has worked through litigation, public education and direct services to ensure that these goals are realized.
Every day, our 11 frontline programs help more than 3,500 men, women and children survive immediate crises and help them on the path to long-term stability. We witness firsthand the challenges they face and shape our services to best meet their needs, providing emergency food and clothing, eviction prevention, crisis services, permanent housing, job training and special programs for homeless youth.
Mission: To develop and implement cost-effective, holistic programs that meet the needs of a diverse population working to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism. All of The Doe Fund’s programs and innovative business ventures ultimately strive to help homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals achieve permanent self-sufficiency.
She Dreams of Freedom (SDF) is a multimedia collaborative that uses diverse media platforms to raise awareness about the unique challenges experienced by girls in the juvenile justice system. SDF aims to provide education, promote conversation and provoke action among community members, advocates, juvenile justice stakeholders, policy makers and the general public. SDF also serves as a to empower the voices of girls in the juvenile justice system.
Community courts are neighborhood-focused courts that attempt to harness the power of the justice system to address local problems. They strive to engage outside stakeholders such as residents, merchants, churches, and schools in new ways to reduce both crime and incarceration. The first community court in the country was the Midtown Community Court, launched in 1993 in New York City.
314 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019, courtinnovation.org (646) 264-1300
UPNEXT (workforce development) is a job training and family engagement program for unemployed men and/or non-custodial fathers. The program provides tools, training, and resources for participants to successfully compete in today’s job market and connect with their families. Get personal and read our blog!
For additional information or to participate, please contact Bo Twiggs @ (646) 264-1339.
Volunteering, good for you, good for New York City! Stay connected for volunteer opportunities.
New York City Service www.nycservice.org 302 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY 10001