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.
12 tips to help keep your pets cool during the dog days
of summer 2020. The SPCA says that dogs and cats can
suffer from the same problems that humans do in hot weather.
These health concerns include overheating, dehydration and
even sunburn. To prevent your pet from overheating, take
these 12 precautions listed
Survival Skills: Build-A-Tent at the Hunts Point
Recreation Center. Join NYC Parks' Educators for a free
survival skills class in the park. Participants will learn
survival skills and how to use their smartphones along with
their new skills to build a tent. During COVID-19, they’ve
put protocols into place to keep all participants and staff
safe and healthy. From 2 - 3 PM, this event repeats every
week on Tuesday and Thursday between now thru September 3rd.
Clean River Project seeing volunteers for the Bronx River
Reservation taking place in White Plains on
Wednesday, August 19th at 10:00 AM. This program
addresses floatable trash, one of the three major water
quality issues on the Bronx River. Register
Hall of Justice COVID-19 Protocol: Effective
Monday, July 6th, All new COVID-19 Safety protocols will
be in effect at the Bronx Criminal Court bldg.(215 East
161st Street) and the Hall Of Justice (HOJ) building
(265 East 161st). These safety protocols will be applicable
to ALL VISITORS, including attorneys (i.e, BXDA, LAS, BxDEF),
court staff, and NYPD law enforcement officials.
Learn about kinetic energy. At-home weather lessons from
news12's Sam Augeri. As we all practice social
distancing, many are looking for fun and engaging things to
do and learn. Well, why not learn about the weather!
See the free online
Summer Supper Series: Cooking with the Citymeals
Family through September 2nd . Using Zoom,
attendees will create the perfect dish or cocktail.
AND now's your chance to ask your celebrity chef a
question.. See the full schedule and
Order tickets here...
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
National Council of Nonprofits describes Loans
available for Nonprofits in the CARES act
Community Engagement Grant Info Session Webinars.
BCA's 2021 Community Engagement Grants (CEG) cycle is
opening on August 10th. We
are offering FREE virtual information sessions covering the
types of grants we provide, application processes and best
practices. If you're looking for funding
on your next project in 2021, then register for one of the
dates on Thursday, August 13th thru October 9th.
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.
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 served us! The Bronx and all of
NYC serves you with free classes, coaching and more!
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!
Bronx Chamber of Commerce Veterans Luncheon at The
Pine on Thursday November 12th, 12:00 PM -
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.
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
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