Archive for April, 2011

LIFT Family Court Help Centers & Grandparents Support Group

LIFT Family Court Help Centers & Grandparents Support Group

April 27, 2011 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) announces the new Family Court Help Centers and the FREE Grandparents Support Group. Family Court Help Centers: At the Centers, families can access legal information and compassionate guidance to employ them to successfully self-advocate in court and secure referrals to community-based services. The HelpRead More

PATH Shelter Application Office is Moving May 3rd

PATH Shelter Application Office is Moving May 3rd

April 27, 2011 at 4:59 pm 626 comments

PATH shelter application office (currently located at 346 Powers Ave, Bronx) is moving on May 3, 2011 to 151 East 151st Street, Bronx, NY 10451 Subway directions: 2,4, or 5 train to 149th St.-Grand Concourse Walk North on Grand Concourse to E. 151st Street Make left and proceed to East 151st StreetRead More

Update on Advantage Program

April 26, 2011 at 8:10 pm 0 comments

Thank you to the Legal Aid Society for providing us with the information below. Advantage Tenants: Your May Advantage Rent Will Be Paid New York City sent notices to thousands of Advantage households saying it would no longer pay Advantage rent subsidies after March 31.  Legal Aid sued the CityRead More

Do You Have an Immigration Question? All this Week Call Citizenship Now for Help!

April 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

CUNY/Daily News Citizenship NOW! phone lines will be OPEN starting today to help you with any citizenship or immigration related issues you may be dealing with.  Call the following numbers from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. starting today Monday, April 25th until Friday, April 29th. ENGLISH: (212) 330-6505           SPANISH: (212) 330-6506      Read More

New KinGAP Program Assists Grandparents and Other Relatives Caring for Children

April 18, 2011 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

New York Office of Children and Family Services announced that grandparents and other relatives caring for children in New York State now have a new option, under the Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program (KinGap), starting April 1, 2011. Click here for more information about this new program that enables foster childrenRead More

National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Do You Know What You Can Do To Prevent It?

April 11, 2011 at 9:11 pm 0 comments

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Do you know what you can do to prevent child abuse? We have the power to prevent child abuse with just a few simple steps. Step 1 – Recognize the risk factors Studies have shown that there are child, parent, family, and community riskRead More

The “Working Poor” in New York: Working Hard to Barely Meet Needs

April 7, 2011 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

A recent study by the nonprofit group Wider Opportunities for Women, found that many of the jobs being created are low-wage jobs in service sectors such as retail, hospitality and home health care.  It is found that employment in these jobs often barely pay enough for someone to be ableRead More