BRIDGE FUND OF NEW YORK, INC.
271 Madison Avenue, Suite 907
New York, New York 10016
(212) 674-0812
http://www.thebridgefund.org/
The Bridge Fund of New York operates one of the City’s few privately funded housing loan programs for working-poor families. It provides loans, grants, and counseling to families facing eviction and homelessness. Cash is just one part of eviction prevention services; clients also receive legal and other services from partner organizations, and many attend workshops on household budgeting, tax preparation, and other money management topics. Last year, the Fund provided some 300 loans to needy families and referred another 2,200 families to other services that help them keep their homes.


BROOKLYN COMMUNITY SERVICES
285 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 310-5600
http://www.wearebcs.org/bcs/
For 141 years, the Brooklyn Community Services has helped children reach their potential, families become stronger, and adults lead productive, fulfilling lives. Brooklyn Community Services offer a diverse array of social services including vocational training and job placement; social support and mental health services for persons with disabilities; and child welfare and family support services such as foster care prevention, homemaker services, and group and family day care services.


CANCER CARE, INC
275 Seventh Avenue, 22nd Floor
New York, New York 10001
(212) 712-8400
http://www.cancercare.org/
One of the nation’s premier cancer support programs, Cancer Care provides education and counseling, home visits, and information and referral services for more than 30,000 individuals each year. Cancer Care helps disburse cancer treatment funds for needy New Yorkers and gives patients money for services not covered by insurance


CATHOLIC CHARITIES, DIOCESE OF BROOKLYN AND QUEENS
191 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 722-6000
http://www.ccbq.org/
As a service agency, and as a coordinator of other Catholic agencies, Catholic Charities uses its commitment to service as a vehicle for the promotion of participation and involvement of people in the service of others. By bringing people together to know, to experience and to reflect upon the needs and the issues of their local communities, the agency seeks to raise consciousness, to encourage input and involvement in addressing needs and to generate responses that draw people together and promote the caring, unity and witness which characterizes the Catholic ministry of service. The agency seeks to create among staff a community of caring and sharing made up of people who seek to reach out to the poor, sick, aged, developmentally disabled and isolated.


THE CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
1011 First Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 371-1000
http://www.catholiccharitiesny.org/
Catholic Charities touches the lives of hundreds of thousands in need regardless of race, ethnicity and religion. In the neighborhoods of New York City and the communities of the Hudson valley, the neglected child, the struggling family, the challenged adolescent and the hungry senior are among those served with compassion and dignity through a network of more than 90 affiliated agencies. Through a network of administered, sponsored and affiliated agencies, Catholic Charities delivers, coordinates, and advocates for quality human services and programs touching almost every human need.


THE CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY
105 East 22d Street
New York, NY 10010
(212) 949-4800
http://www.childrensaidsociety.org/
The Children’s Aid Society fills the gaps between what children deserve and what life has dealt them. The Children’s Aid Society has been serving children for more than 150 years. Children’s Aid has continuously been at the forefront of children’s services. The first free school lunch program, the first industrial school for poor children, the first day care program for working mothers and the first visiting nurse service were all Children’s Aid initiatives. Children’s Aid serves more than 150,000 children and their families at more than 45 sites throughout New York City.


CITY HARVEST, INC.
575 Eighth Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, New York 10018
(917) 351-8700
http://www.cityharvest.org/
City Harvest is the nation’s first and New York’s only food rescue organization. it gives out fresh fruits and vegetables donated by large food manufacturers, distributors, and farmers. Last year, City Harvest collected 22 million
Pounds of fresh produce and delivered it to more than 600 member feeding programs. It also runs mobile food markets and nutrition classes in poor neighborhoods where fresh produce often is not readily available, and works with local residents to get good, affordable food from various other sources into these communities.


CITYMEALS-ON-WHEELS
355 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York 10017
(212) 687-1234
http://www.citymeals.org/
Each year, more than 17,000 frail and isolated elders in New York City receive home-delivered meals from two agencies: the City-funded Meals-on-Wheels program provides meals Monday through Friday; and the nonprofit Citymeals-on-Wheels provide food on weekends and holidays. Together, the two agencies provide a complementary service that ensures the nutritional health of elders who cannot shop or prepare their own meals.


THE COMMUNITY SERVICE SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
105 East 22d Street
New York, NY 10010
(212) 254-8900
http://www.cssny.org/
The Community Service Society of New York (CSS) is a 160 year-old institution that has been on the cutting edge of public policy innovations to support poor New Yorkers in their quest to be full participants in the civic life of the nation’s largest city. CSS employs a variety of tools – advocacy, direct service, research and policy analysis, and strategic partnerships – to forge consensus on appropriate policy interventions to facilitate the economic mobility of low-income New Yorkers. The mission of the Community Service Society is to identify problems which create a permanent poverty class in New York City, and to advocate for systemic changes required to eliminate such problems. It promotes opportunities for poor families and individuals to develop their full potential, to contribute to society, and to realize social, economic and political opportunities.
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DISABILITY.GOV LAUNCHED
The U.S. Department of Labor has launched Disability.gov, a redesigned federal Web site that connects the more than 50 million Americans with disabilities to thousands of trusted resources on disability-related issues, programs and services. Formerly known as DisabilityInfo.gov, the site has been completely redesigned and updated with new social media tools, such as a blog and a Twitter feed, to encourage feedback and interaction among visitors. Disability.gov is not just for Americans with disabilities, but also for parents of children with disabilities, employers, workforce and human resource professionals, veterans, educators, caregivers and many others.
Disability.gov features comprehensive information from 22 federal agencies, as well as educational institutions, non-profit organizations and state and local governments. Topics covered on the site include: benefits; civil rights; community life; education; emergency preparedness; employment; health; housing; technology; and transportation.


FOOD BANK FOR NEW YORK CITY
39 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, New York 10006
(212) 566-7855
http://www.foodbanknyc.org/
Food Bank for New York City is the City’s largest collection and distribution center for donated and surplus food to nonprofits that feed the poor. The Food Bank distributes food to more than 1,000 member agencies that provide meals to more than 1.3 million New Yorkers each year through emergency feeding programs, senior citizen and child care centers, shelters, and residential treatment programs.


LEGAL SERVICES NYC
350 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10013
(646) 442-3606
http://www.legalservicesnyc.org/
Legal Services NYC and the Legal Aid Society are the largest providers of free civil legal services for the poor in New York City. Legal Services NYC operates through a network of 18 community offices and specialized units located throughout the five boroughs to help more than 60,000 low-income New Yorkers each year. Its caseload involves housing, government benefits, and family law, and in recent years has expanded expertise in such areas as unemployment, consumer issues, foreclosure prevention, tax, and bankruptcy.


NEW YORK CITY FINANCIAL NETWORK ACTION CONSORTIUM, INC
175 Remsen Street, Suite 350
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 260-0099
http://www.nycfnac.org/
The New York City Financial Network Action Consortium is a resource for community development credit unions. The Consortium and its partners help process thousands of tax returns for the City’s low wage workers, yielding millions in refunds. They are able to get cash refunds into people’s hands quickly, and help enroll eligible tax filers for year-round benefits. The Center also provides a Self-Sufficiency Calculator, an on-line tool that counselors and caseworkers use to screen for some 20 public benefits and tax credits.


THE FEDERATION OF PROTESTANT WELFARE AGENCIES, INC
281 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010
(212) 777-4800
http://www.fpwa.org/cgi-bin/iowa/home/index.html
The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) has been a prominent force in New York City's social service system for 85 years, meeting the needs of New Yorkers and supporting the agencies that deliver human services. FPWA builds the capacity of its members through management and technical assistance; training and workshops; policy and advocacy services; and through a variety of grant programs, including camp scholarships, a holiday toy drive, and individual grants for emergency needs through its participation in the New York Times Neediest Cases fund. FPWA is a membership organization with almost 300 community-based social service agencies and church-based human service programs in its network. The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies promotes the social and economic well-being of greater New York’s most vulnerable by strengthening human service organizations and advocating for just public policies.


UJA-FEDERATION OF NEW YORK
130 East 59th Street, Room 427
New York, NY 10022
(212) 836-1228 or (212) 980-1000
http://www.ujafedny.org/
UJA is an unparalleled network of more than 100 agencies in New York and around the globe. UJA-Federation cares for those in needs, rescues those in harm’s way, and renews and strengthens the Jewish people in New York, in Israel, and around the world. UJA reaches out to the poor, the elderly, and people in need, providing social and humanitarian services in New York and around the world. UJA connects communities worldwide by aiding Jews in distress and by strengthening and sustaining Jewish communities from Belarus to Buenos Aires.


UNITED NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSES OF NEW YORK, INC.
70 West 36th Street, 5th Floor
New York, New York 10018
(212) 967-0322
http://www.unhny.org/
UNH helps the City’s 36 settlement houses, which collectively serve more than 500,000 poor, largely minority New Yorkers. UNH helps strengthen its members’ programs and advocates on their behalf with government funders. Its members provide early childhood and family supports for infants and children; after-school and education programs for youth; senior centers and other programs for elders; adult education and employment training for adults and immigrants; health education for individuals; and cultural activities for children and adults.


NYCHARITIES.ORG
50 Broadway, Suite 803A,
New York, NY 10004
(212) 844-0560
http://www.nycharities.org/
NYCharities.org is a free, online contributions portal, which is dedicated to increasing charitable dollars from donors to New York causes, and providing information on New York State's 98,000 charities. It gives donors a centralized site to learn about New York charities, and easy, safe means to give time, money and talent. For nonprofits, it provides a unique way to promote missions, to educate new donors, and to extend fundraising reach in a way that supplements existing efforts.


CAUSE EFFECTIVE
505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1212,
New York, NY 10018
(212) 643-7093
http://www.causeeffective.org/
Cause Effective provides management consulting services to nonprofits, teaching clients how to build effective boards, manage successful events, and maximize fundraising potential. Cause Effective helps charities grow independently and experience tangible results from their efforts. Cause Effective was founded in 1981 by Ted Geier to stage the New York Folk Festival in partnership with Impact on Hunger, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about and getting people involved in the fight against hunger. During the planning and production process, Ted realized that many nonprofits needed help organizing themselves and their events in order to fulfill their mission and serve their constituents. In the 25 years since then, Cause Effective has helped thousands of clients become more efficient, strategic and profitable, thereby contributing to the health and well-being of countless communities and individuals.


COMMUNITY RESOURCE EXCHANGE
42 Broadway, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 894-3394
http://www.crenyc.org/
Community Resource Exchange (CRE) is a nonprofit social change consulting firm. Informed by deep experience and an intimate knowledge of New York City’s communities, CRE helps 300 organizations fight poverty and champion social justice issues each year. CRE works with both emerging organizations and well-established institutions in neighborhoods where resources and opportunities are limited. With CRE’s help, nonprofit leaders develop the tools they need to build their organizations and improve the neighborhoods in which they live.


LAWYERS ALLIANCE FOR NEW YORK
171 Madison Avenue (at 33rd Street), 6th floor,
New York, NY 10016
(212) 219-1800
http://www.lawyersalliance.org/
Founded in 1969, Lawyers Alliance for New York is the leading provider of free and low-cost business and transactional legal services to nonprofit and community development organizations that are working to improve the quality of life in New York City's low-income and disadvantaged neighborhoods. With assistance of a staff of twenty, including eleven attorneys, and a network of over 650 volunteer attorneys from over 115 law firms and corporate legal departments, Lawyers Alliance uses its $1.5 million annual budget to leverage many millions worth of legal services to over 440 nonprofit groups each year.


MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK CITY
50 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 254-0333
http://mha-nyc.org/
Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) is a nonprofit organization that addresses mental health needs in New York City and across the nation. It is a local organization with national impact and has a three-part mission of advocacy, education and mental health services. MHA-NYC identifies unmet needs and develops culturally sensitive services and programs to improve lives while promoting the importance of mental illness.


NONPROFIT COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF NY
1350 Broadway, Suite 1801
New York, New York 10018
(212)-502-4191
http://www.npccny.org/
The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York(NPCC) is the voice and information source for New York nonprofits. Established in 1984, NPCC informs and connects nonprofit leaders, saves nonprofits money, and strengthens the nonprofit sector's relations with government. NPCC publishes a monthly newsletter, New York Nonprofits, offers workshops and roundtables on management issues, provides cost-saving vendor services, manages a Government Relations Committee that works on sector-wide government and legislative issues, and maintains a website loaded with information on operating a nonprofit. NPCC has more than 1,700 dues-paying members in the New York City area.


NONPROFIT FINANCE FUND
70 West 36th Street
Eleventh Floor
New York, NY 10018
http://nonprofitfinancefund.org/
Nonprofit Finance Fund provide a continuum of financing, consulting, and advocacy services to nonprofits and funders nationwide. Their services are designed to help great organizations stay in balance, so that they're able to successfully adapt to changing financial circumstances-in both good and bad economic times-and grow and innovate when they're ready. NFF works to create a strong, well-capitalized and durable nonprofit sector that connects money to mission effectively, supporting the highest aspirations and most generous impulses of people and communities.

HOPELINE FROM VERIZON
PO Box 5029
Wallingford, CT 06492
http://www.verizonwireless.com/aboutus/hopeline/index.html
Verizon is committed to helping the nearly one in four women, one in seven men and more than 3 million children in the United States affected by domestic violence. We're doing our part to end this epidemic by collecting no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories and turning them into support for domestic violence organizations nationwide. Through HopeLine, we've donated hundreds of thousands of phones and awarded millions of dollars in cash grants to our partner agencies. Wireless phones and technology serve as a vital link for all of us. They're also an especially safe and reliable way for domestic violence victims and survivors to reach emergency or support services in times of crisis and stay connected with employers, family and friends.