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Bloomingdale’s Hosts Annual Fashionable Fundraiser to Benefit HELP USA’s Mentoring USA Program

For the past eight years, Bloomingdale’s has hosted its Fashionable Fundraiser in support of HELP USA affiliate Mentoring USA.

This year, Bloomingdale’s has generously pledged $75,000 to Mentoring USA. We are grateful for their support this year, and every year dating back to 1998. Their partnership has been instrumental to our critical housing and services for […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Permanent|Comments Off on Bloomingdale’s Hosts Annual Fashionable Fundraiser to Benefit HELP USA’s Mentoring USA Program

City & State New York Honors HELP USA Chairman Maria Cuomo Cole

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, HELP USA Chairman Maria Cuomo Cole was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by City & State NY for her years of dedicated service to our nation’s veterans.
“I’ve had many privileged opportunities to spend time with veterans, but this is the first time I’m actually being recognized among them,” she said during […]

By |July 19th, 2017|News, Press, Press Room|Comments Off on City & State New York Honors HELP USA Chairman Maria Cuomo Cole

New York Times Features HELP-SAGE Partnership to Build LGBT-Friendly Senior Housing

 

Earlier this week, The New York Times featured HELP USA’s development of one of New York City’s first LGBT-friendly affordable housing for seniors. The building is being developed in partnership with SAGE, the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
Currently in development, the HELP Crotona Senior […]

By |July 7th, 2017|News, Press, Press Room|Comments Off on New York Times Features HELP-SAGE Partnership to Build LGBT-Friendly Senior Housing

NBC New York: HELP USA Finds Affordable Housing for Veterans

Clarence Brooks, 83, served the U.S. proudly in the Army and then served New York City for decades as a police officer, only to face eviction. Now he’s singing a new tune with a new home thanks to HELP USA’s homeless prevention services.

Clarence found a new home through HELP’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, a […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Press, Press Room|Comments Off on NBC New York: HELP USA Finds Affordable Housing for Veterans

New York Times Features HELP USA Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Last year alone in New York City, 8,786 people, including the children of victims, turned to emergency homeless shelters for domestic violence victims.

The New York Times highlighted this inexorable link between domestic violence and homelessness in an article titled, “New York Adding Shelter Options for Homeless Victims of Domestic Abuse” (June 14, 2017).

In addition to […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Press, Press Room|Comments Off on New York Times Features HELP USA Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence

HELP USA Program at Brooklyn Family Justice Center Highlighted in Spanish-Language El Diario

Over HELP USA’s 30 year history, families and victims of domestic violence have been at the center of our housing and supportive services.

El Diario, a Spanish-language publication based in Brooklyn, recently featured HELP USA’s programs and services for families provided in partnership with the New York City Family Justice Center in Brooklyn, particularly trauma-informed care for children and families who suffered domestic violence.

The full translated version of the published article is available below, or visit www.eldiariony.com to read the complete Spanish-language article online.

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By |June 16th, 2017|News, Press, Press Room|Comments Off on HELP USA Program at Brooklyn Family Justice Center Highlighted in Spanish-Language El Diario

Press Coverage: Groundbreaking for HELP Veterans Village at Perry Point VA Medical Center

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, HELP USA broke ground on HELP Veterans Village, 75 homes for formerly homeless veterans on the Perry Point Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus in Maryland.

HELP was joined by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth C. Holt, Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary George Owings, […]

By |May 15th, 2017|News, Press, Press Room|Comments Off on Press Coverage: Groundbreaking for HELP Veterans Village at Perry Point VA Medical Center

An alarming number of working mothers with children living in shelters this Mother’s Day

By Maria Cuomo Cole
Despite tremendous investments  from public and private sectors, more than 60,000 families with children are homeless nationwide this Mother’s Day – more than a quarter of which are here in New York. The number of working homeless, including mothers with children, has grown to 44% across the country – and likely even higher when factoring […]

By |May 14th, 2017|Blog Posts|Comments Off on An alarming number of working mothers with children living in shelters this Mother’s Day

Press release: HELP USA, Governor Hogan break ground on 75 Homes for Veterans at Perry Point VA Medical Center

NEWS RELEASE: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony
for HELP Veterans Village at Perry Point VA Medical Center

Perryville, MD (May 13, 2017) – Governor Larry Hogan was today joined by Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth C. Holt, Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs, Secretary George Owings, officials from the VA Maryland Health Care System and […]

By |May 13th, 2017|Press Releases, Press Room|Comments Off on Press release: HELP USA, Governor Hogan break ground on 75 Homes for Veterans at Perry Point VA Medical Center

Remembering Cornell Edwards’ Support of Genesis RFK Apartments

As you enter Genesis Robert F. Kennedy Apartments at 113 East 13th Street, you’ll notice a bronze plaque recognizing the efforts of those who helped bring the building to fruition in the early 1990s – including a gentleman by the name of Cornell Edwards.

Cornell owned and operated The Flower Stall on 13th Street for over 40 years, […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog Posts, News|Comments Off on Remembering Cornell Edwards’ Support of Genesis RFK Apartments