Kevin’s Story

When Kevin ended up at a Westhab shelter in Queens, he used his time wisely, utilizing all of the resources Westhab had to offer to create a new life for himself. Click the image above to read Kevin’s full story.

Westhab’s Vice President of Human Resources, Jinja Cuevas, Named to Business Council of Westchester’s Rising Stars Class of 2021

New Rochelle Native Honored at Virtual Ceremony for Westchester’s 40 Under 40 Awards Yonkers, New York—June 30, 2021—Westhab, Inc. is pleased to announce Jinja Cuevas, Vice President of Human Resources, has been named to the Business Council of Westchester’s 2021 Rising Stars list for their annual 40 Under 40 Awards. This accomplishment honors those who […]

City of Yonkers & Westhab Partner on New Innovative Street Homeless Outreach Program

Project Connect to Service Unsheltered Homelessness in Downtown Yonkers YONKERS, NY – June 10, 2021 — Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano joined Westhab, Inc. today to announce their partnership in the launch of Project Connect, a new pilot program targeting unsheltered homelessness in downtown Yonkers. Project Connect, housed at 100 N. Broadway, fills a void in current […]

Celebrating Military Appreciation Month with Angelica Valentine

Angelica Valentine has been deeply impacted by many of the veterans she’s worked with as Westhab’s veterans programs supervisor, but one stands out. Ed, a Marine Corps veteran, came to stay at Westhab’s 28 Pier back in 2018. Valentine found him unique in his honesty about how things fell apart for him—how he hit rock […]

Skills for Life—Providing Youth with Pathways to Success

Leo Orzuna entered Westhab’s Skills for Life program like any teenager would—unsure of what he was getting into and skeptical that it would be worth his time. After two years in the program, Leo grew into a leader and mentor for the other youth. “Leo has grown and matured while participating in various workshops provided,” […]