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BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. Below is a list of the programs offered by Bronxworks.
Benefits & Other Assistance
Walk-in offices; Single Stop; Food Stamp outreach; food pantry; health insurance assistance.
Children & Youth Programs
Early Childhood Learning Centers for preschoolers; after-school and summer camp programs; teen programs; college guidance; a high school for students who have fallen behind academically; out-of-school youth programs; GED training and testing; swimming lessons.
Foster care prevention, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), and aquatics at the Community Center swimming pool.
Services for Seniors
Five senior centers, senior housing assistance, minor home repairs, elder abuse assistance, and a senior mental health program.
Application assistance, legal advice, ESOL classes, civics classes, and counseling on resources for housing, financial, and health needs.
BronxWorks has several homelessness prevention programs designed to help low-income renters in emergency situations.
Homeless Outreach Team, Living Room homeless drop-in center, Safe Haven temporary shelter for adults, three homeless family shelters, and supportive housing.
Help for people living with chronic illnesses, including HIV/AIDS: case management, housing placement assistance, nutrition, harm reduction, family supports, HIV prevention.
Job skills training, job placement assistance, employment counseling, budgeting and financial literacy counseling, benefits assistance, ESOL and Adult Basic Education classes, internships for young people.