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Women's Housing and Economic
50 East 168th Street,
Bronx, NY 10452
VOICE: 718.839.1100 FAX:
are 146 million reasons to open a store on
Southern Boulevard. Here
are just a few...
Problem is, there aren’t enough stores to meet the
needs of all the shoppers. So, if you’re thinking
about opening another store, think about how much
opportunity there is to capture along Southern Boulevard.
Grow or expand your business. Attend the
Business Financing and Resources Event on Thursday, 11/3, from 5 - 7
p.m. Meet the lenders and get one-on-one business planning and
creates opportunities and transforms lives. We work with
families in New York City who struggle with the multiple challenges presented by poverty,
and who, like all of us, aspire to a healthy, financially stable future. WHEDco offers interconnected, innovative and high quality solutions
create more beautiful, more equitable, and more economically vibrant
places to live and raise a family.
Each year, we provide
pathways to opportunity for over 20,000 children and their parents.
Our Programs and Services
Community Development and Wellness
Family Support Services
Home-based Childcare Microenterprise
Education and Youth Development
Food Business Incubator
By building beautiful, healthy, energy-saving, and internet-wired
affordable homes WHEDco creates community pride. In 2009, WHEDco opened
the largest multifamily Energy Star affordable housing development in
the nation, Intervale Green.
Read about us in Architectural Week.
Our newest development, The Bronx Hall of
Music, will have 293 apartments, including apartments for senior
musicians, a performance space, and Dreamyard Prep, a public arts-based
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES
We assist families with health insurance, public benefits, legal counsel
and financial planning. Social workers provide crisis intervention and
extensive psychological counseling, and offer free fresh food and
groceries through our community Food Pantry.
train women to start and grow successful home-based childcare
businesses, providing children with high-quality, safe places to
learn and grow; and allowing parents to seek and maintain
employment. Our newest initiative, the Childcare Improvement
Project provides opportunities for caregivers across NYC to
increase their revenues and create their own home-based childcare
replicates the attributes found in prosperous communities – attributes
like safe and healthy homes, professional childcare and extra-curricular
activities, opportunities to develop small businesses, and mental health
counseling – and offers them to low-income families throughout the city.
WHEDco thoroughly coordinates these initiatives, so that each person,
and every family, can benefit from over-lapping, practical, and
revitalization work includes building 'green' energy-saving affordable
homes, helping community members launch socially-responsible
microenterprises, working to create more vibrant commercial corridors,
and engaging youth and adults around education, health and wellness.
We invite you to get
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