you're spending a lot more time at home than usual these
days, why not help out Best Friends New York
and foster a pet? As fewer people are coming in to
adopt a pet, please consider fostering a dog or cat with
the love and care they need.
As NYC's only open-admissions animal welfare organization,
Animal Care Centers of NYC
nonprofit—takes in more than 35,000 animals each year. The
Community Dogs Program
works within Bronx neighborhoods to identify dog owners in
need and assist them in keeping their dogs with free
vaccinations, a pet food bank, free dog training seminars,
and spay/neuter referrals.
Comminity Testing Sites in the Bronx...Walk-Ins
available: For more information, call 1-844-NYC-4NYC or
-Belvis, 545 East 142nd Street, Bronx 10454,
from Monday-Friday 9 AM - 3 PM
-Morrisania, 122 Gerard Avenue, Bronx 10452, from Monday
-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Saturday,
9 AM - 3 PM.
Southern Boulevard Clean Up Day. on Saturday July 18th at 9 AM. Join the BID
and community volunteers for a cleanup.
Boogie Down UP Survey: Now that Phase 2 of reopening
has begun, we may be on our way to a daily routine. As we
are looking to help our Bronx-based cultural institutions
and attractions make the transition smoother and safer for
audiences, they would like to know what you are feeling
about attending some of their upcoming events. Take the
anonymous Boogie Down UP Survey
Summer Supper Series: Cooking with the Citymeals
Family on July 9th. Using Zoom, attendees
will create the perfect dish or cocktail alongside
Alessandro Ercolano and Chef Silvana Vivoli who will pair
fun Limoncello cocktails with another Italian delicacy -
sorbet - for an indulgent evening. An email with the Zoom
link and ingredient list will be sent to participants prior
to the event.
Order tickets here...
BRAC is pleased to present five Visual Art, two
Digital Media classes and the signature TPS+2.0 (teens plus
young adults) Project Studio this Summer Semester.
All classes will be held between July 6th through August
See full information including exact course descriptions,
dates and times, and register
A Bronx 48 Hour Film Challenge continues this year, with a twist: all
short films must be made inside, all
films must be between 3 and 7 minutes
long, the films must be filmed, edited,
exported and delivered in 48 hours. The challenge begins
July 19th. Read
Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center provides
Coronavirus NYC Neighborhood Food Resources Guides as a
partnersip with Share Meals, Hunger Free America, BetaNYC
and Plentiful to compile the most current and accurate data.
Find these resource guides
National Council of Nonprofits describes Loans
available for Nonprofits in the CARES act
NYC cuts 75,000 city-funded summer jobs for youth amid
coronavirus pandemic. The Summer Youth Employment
Program, which offers city-funded summer jobs to 75,000
youth, will not run this year amid coronavirus
uncertainties. The program,which cost the city $150 million
last year, has operated every summer since 1963.
- Daily News by Michael Elsen-Rooney April 7, 2020
NYC Housing Lottery with NYC Housing Connect. Find
and apply for affordable housing.
La Central is a brand new rental community in the
heart of the South Bronx consisting of 496 affordable
units. Containing rooftop community gardens, a 50,000 square
foot state-of-the-art YMCA, and green building systems, La
Central is a new standard for living well. You could qualify
for an affordable apartment at La Central if you make
between $15,738 and $206,960 a year.
To All Bronx
Please email your upcoming events to
If you are eligible, Healthcare Trainings are Free at
Hostos in the Bronx.
Read Covid-19 Update here...
Visit NYRR Striders at Home to keep physically and
mentally strong, especially in the wake of
Find some workouts
for adults of all ages to keep active
There's always something to do for kids, adults and families
at Poe Park.
NOTE: All events have been cancelled until further
Important Service Changes here...
NYC Parks At Home: You can enjoy NYC parks from home.
While you're socially distancing and/or staying home, join
us in the parks - online - for live park tours, meditation,
fitness, art classes, fun activities for kids, and more.
What’s Happening By Date and more resources
You can now request an electronics pick up for your old
electronic equipment. Information on what the Dept. of
Sanitation will accept and how to make an appointment for
You served us! The Bronx and all of
NYC serves you with free classes, coaching and more!
During the COVID-19 emergency, in-person events have been
cancelled until July 2020.
If you are
in crisis, please call the Veteran Crisis Line
Resources for Veterans & Families During COVID-19 Emergency
James J. Peters VA Medical Hospital has immediate job
openings for Nurse Practitioners, RNs, LPNs, and Nurse Aides!
Military Officers Association of America
offers virtual LinkedIn for Networking on July 8th,
2 - 3 PM. Join two MOAA career transition specialists
for an hour of insights and
information who will share Linkedin best practices and
American Corporate Partners Mentorship Opportunities
offers a program to assist veterans with career development,
networking, and general mentorship. It takes just one hour a
month with a hand-picked mentor that is supported by ACP
staff along the way. Veterans are paired with a mentor for
one year, 12 sessions in total.
Attention Veterans: Jericho Project Rental Assistance
Program. Jericho Project are standing by to assist our
nation's veterans with this and any other needs such as
employment assistance, benefits acquisition and more. Have
in the U.S. Armed Forces and fallen behind on your rent?
Call Jericho Project today to see if you qualify for rental
Rental Assistance is Available for Qualified Veteran
Households SSVF programs provide time-limited Rapid
Re-Housing and Prevention assistance to eligible veteran
If you have fallen behind on your rent payments, services
may be available from SSVF programs to help. See Services
for the Underserved
Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro program is providing
direct financial aid
to veterans and
family members in the form
of groceries, utility bill payments, and emergency housing.
Need help? Fill out our request form
Introducing the Veteran Voices Project:Led by the New
York City Department of Veterans’ Services, VVP is an
oral history initiative designed to capture and share the
stories of New York City veterans, bridge generational gaps,
preserve our city’s rich military history, and foster an
appreciation for service. More importantly, it gives our
veterans a chance to connect with the community and each
other at a time when crisis and social distancing can be
very challenging to deal with. Project information is
Pets for Vets Free Adoption: Animal Care Centers of NYC
offers a pet adoption promotion called Pets for Vets,
which waives the adoption fees for veterans and current
members of the military. Locations NYC, Brooklyn, and
Volunteers of Legal Services (VOLS) Pro-bono Veteran
Service: The VOLS Veterans Initiative refers eligible New
York City Veterans, regardless of discharge status or
period of service, age 60+, to lawyers at our partner law
firms to obtain wills and advance directives free of
PBS NOVA Sleep Disorder TV Program about sleep and
sleep disoders, is looking to interview veterans who suffer
from sleep issues (can’t fall asleep, wake up often,
Veterans who are willing to share their PTSD sleep issues
on television are invited to contact the production
Neighborhood Housing Services offers a Vet Access to
Home Program grant for veterans. Veterans with honorable
discharges and a physical disability may qualify for
accessibility modifications in their homes or apartments
through this program. Veterans may receive a grant of up to
A Transition Assstanc Program, is a Free, No-Cost
Service to Military, Veterans and Retirees.
evaluates your civilian-life goals, and directs you to the
Network Providers who can help you reach them. Submit your
documents the first time you enter the network, and you will
never have to show them again.
Bronx Vet Center is happy to announce a new Consumer Law
Clinic for Veterans
hosted at the Bronx Vet Center, 2471 Morris Ave Suite 1A,,
Bronx NY 10468, every Wednesday from 3 - 5 PM. This
service is free of charge to Veterans.
Citi Bike stations scheduled for many south Bronx nabes.
As part of the expansion agreement with the Mayor de Blasio
Administration, the new cycle of docked bike rentals will be
coming to Mott Haven, Melrose, Port Morris, Highbridge,
Claremont, Morrisania, Longwood, Concourse and Mount Eden
within the next five years. See BronxTimes
to Report Police Misconduct: The Civilian Complaint Review
Board (CCRB) is here to support you and your
constituents. Last week's court decision changed the law on
who can file a complaint with the CCRB. If you or a
constituent see what you believe to be NYPD misconduct on
social media, in the news, or elsewhere, you can file a
complaint, and our office will open an investigation.
Please contact us at 1-800-341-CCRB or