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NMIC is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979 to serve the Washington Heights and Inwood communities. Their mission is to provide resources and support to our community's poorest residents, empowering them to secure economic stability and to be active participants in their community.
Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation
Executive Director: Michelle Neugebauer
625 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208
The Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC) is a not-for-profit community organization, serving 8,000 residents a year through a comprehensive array of housing preservation, economic development, community organizing and youth and family support services programs and projects. CHLDC was formed by a group of activist residents and merchants in 1983 and is a resident governed organization. CHLDC services include: homeownership counseling, mortgage foreclosure prevention, landlord-tenant advocacy and mediation, tenant organizing, small business technical assistance, job placement and training, summer youth employment, six after school programs and two school-based community centers, an InterGenerational Services program, a college access center, a foster care prevention program and services targeted to older, out-of-school youth.
The Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, operates several programs serving children and their families, including: Cypress Hills Family Day Care Network, In-Home Head Start Program and the Cypress Hills Child Care Center.