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Founded in 1974, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center is a multi-service center serving 7,000 North West Bronx families and individuals. Some newer programs include Early Head Start and the North Bronx Youth Collaborative.
Meet Alyssa. She is currently a senior at Hunter College studying social work, who credits her mentor at UNH Member Queens Community House for helping her break out of her shell. Now, she is a program assistant for the Neighborhood Intergenerational Chore and Errand Program, which services older adults in the area, and looking forward to pursuing a Master's Degree! Read more
Meet Arif. He found a home in UNH member Queens Community House, by participating in their Teen Outreach Athletics Program and helping homebound older adults run errands through their NICE Program. QCH has provided him "wonderful mentors", and he's currently applying to college. Read more
Meet David. Through the help of a case manager, he was granted subsidized housing after years of hardship, and now lives in UNH member CAMBA's supportive housing development. Having a stable living situation has allowed David to pursue his goals of owning business and starting a family. Read more
Meet Diane. As an HIV positive woman living in Brooklyn, she has found her calling as a peer educator at UNH member CAMBA's HIV/AIDS Anti-Stigma Program, teaching others how to cope with the disease and reducing the attached stigma. Read more
Meet Helen. Helen is a volunteer who has dedicated her energy to developing libraries at settlement houses - specifically, five at Queens Community House locations. Thanks to her, books are well-organized so they can be better appreciated by those of all ages! Read more