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Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation

Queens

Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation was established in 1999. The organization serves the NYCHA community in Far Rockaway, which is home to more than 10,000 residents in 3,576 apartments in 60 buildings on five campuses, all within a four-mile stretch of Far Rockaway.

OBCDC has provides “wrap-around” social services to residents in NYCHA housing and develops resources to revitalize and transform the community including work with seniors and youth. Work with older adults includes computer training, access to senior services, and transportation to local doctor’s appointments, community services, and activities.

Riverdale Neighborhood House

Executive Director: Daniel Eudene

5521 Mosholu Ave.
Bronx, NY 10471

Ph. 718-549-8100
Fx. 718-884-1645

http://www.riverdaleonline.org

Riverdale Neighborhood House provides a variety of human services and community resources to 5,000 residents in and around the Northwest Bronx. Members range from infants to senior citizens, representing multiple ethnic and income groups. The settlement offers a wide array of programs designed to improve the quality of life of its members.

The Early Child Care Program provides a pre-school program for three to four-year-olds and a play group for two-year-olds. A year round day care program, with ACD funding for income eligible families, is also available. The program has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The Family Center is a place where parents, caretakers and children meet to discuss mutual concerns. Classes and workshops are held on a regular basis. A drop-in childcare program is offered daily. In the After-school Program, children, ages five to 12, enjoy supervised activities such as arts and crafts, nature walks and homework help. This program also offers ACD tuition subsidy.

The Teen Program is a free year-round program that offers educational, vocational and recreational activities for youth ages 12-18.

The Senior Program runs a telephone reassurance program for homebound senior citizens. The program also offers volunteer senior companions who visit the homebound elderly.

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