News & Updates
NCS is excited to welcome Victoria Bert to our Board of Directors.
A former tenant at the NCS Residence, Victoria, who now works in television as a producer for The Manhattan Neighborhood Network, brings a unique perspective to the Board. Ms. Bert shared her story, including the role NCS has played in her life, with guests at the 2018 NCS Spring Benefit.
NCS Street Sheets are pocket-sized guides to neighborhood resources. For years they have been available to help homeless and at-risk individuals on the Upper East Side, and for the first time, NCS has expanded to a new neighborhood: The Upper West Side! We're excited that our resource guides will reach more people in need of services.
Click to read more and to download and print Street Sheets.
NCS produces and distributes Street Sheets, a pocket-sized guide to free meal programs on the Upper East Side and other resources throughout the city. Thousands of these guides are handed out annually both at meal programs and other community centers and by individuals interacting with people on the street. 31% of homeless individuals in NYC identify as Hispanic/Latino, and NCS is now able to provide these helpful guides to those more comfortable with Spanish. To download and print copies of Street Sheets in Spanish, click here, and for English, click here. Coming Soon: Street Sheets for the Upper West Side! Check back soon for more information.
The NCS 2018 Spring Benefit was held on April 18th at the Central Park Boathouse. The evening celebrated 35 years of community helping the homeless.
Click to read more about the event and see photos.
Louis Nine House resident Juan Orellana was a featured artist at MoMa’s Mixtape exhibit. Mixtape showcased the artistic talent of participants in more than forty community-based organizations that partner with MoMA The Museum of Modern Art through the museum’s Community and Access Programs.
In January 2018 NCS began a new pilot, the Homelessness Engagement and Leadership Program (HELP), which offers workshops and information cards designed to create greater understanding about homelessness, dispel misconceptions, and raise awareness of how concerned citizens can help to address homelessness in their communities.