Throughout 2009, more than 3.3 million New York City residents, experienced difficulty affording needed food for themselves and their families. (Food Bank for New York City)

Bronx House


Bronx House was founded in 1912 as a music school and is now a multi-service, community-based organization serving a variety of populations in the north Bronx. They provide early childhood education, after-school programs, a senior center, day camp, a fitness center, a teen center, and a school for performing arts. Each year, Bronx House serves more than 15,000 people.

External Resources

The links below will take you to external websites that may help with your emergency planning.

Emergency Planning tools including recorded webinar training for Supportive Housing Providers

Enterprise website: “Ready to Respond Tools for Resilience were developed to help affordable housing organizations make their buildings resilient, prepare their staff to handle emergencies and ensure their residents remain safe.”

Numerous resources to support individual and organizational preparedness and community participation

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