Welcome to the brand-new Queens Boulevard Rapid Re-Housing Center in Queens. Take a tour of our newest shelter space in NYC. Westhab was able to custom-design Queens Boulevard’s layout for optimal programming. In addition to three floors of residential space, the shelter has two floors of social services for residents, including employment, housing, and case […]
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New Westhab Works Program Will Help Put Westchester Residents on the Road to Financial Independence
Westhab contracts with the Westchester Department of Social Services to provide job readiness, placement, and retention services to individuals on public assistance throughout Westchester County.
Westhab’s Partnership with MHACY Will Help Preserve Affordable Housing in Yonkers
Low-income residents will be able to stay in their affordable housing units thanks to a new partnership between the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) and Westhab.
Friends of Westhab Gather at 2023 Annual Celebration Dinner to Raise Over $640,000 to Build Communities and Change Lives
On Thursday, April 20, 2023, Westhab proudly hosted its annual Building Communities. Changing Lives. Celebration Dinner at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, NY. Westhab was thrilled to see so many friends and supporters come together at an event that raised over $640,000 of vital funds to support its mission of building communities and changing lives.
Westhab Client Housed After Nearly a Decade of Homelessness
Westhab staff at Broadway Manor recently housed a Yonkers man who was homeless for nearly a decade. Their dedication helped long-term Westhab client, Mr. Henry, find a place to call home.
Back to Work Program Connects Young People to Careers in Yonkers
The Back to Work program is providing free, in-demand job training in Southwest Yonkers. Read more about how the program changes lives for Nodine Hill residents like Maria, pictured above.
Tremont Residence Brings Affordable Housing to the Heart of the Bronx
Tremont Residence held its official ribbon-cutting ceremony this fall. The Westhab-run affordable and mixed-income building is located in the West Farm area of the Bronx and provides 119 units of brand-new affordable and supportive housing.
Best of Summer Camp 2022
So far this summer 2022, Westhab’s Summer Rising program has served over 180 youth at four different locations in the Bronx and Westchester. Summer camp provides cherished experiences, friends, and memories and also keeps kids occupied, productive, and learning over the summer months. Below you can click through some of the best photos sent to […]
Governor Kathy Hochul Signs Important Housing Legislation at Dayspring Community Center
Governor Kathy Hochul was at the Dayspring Community Center to sign important legislation making homeownership more attainable for tens of thousands of New Yorkers. Read on for more pictures and to learn how Dayspring is quickly becoming a hub of community life for Yonkers and the broader community.
A Career Volunteer
The work we do at Westhab is driven by an incredible staff who come from all walks of life and are united through a shared passion for and experience helping their communities thrive. Yull Morales is a former volunteer turned Westhab staff member. Yull began with Westhab as a volunteer during the COVID pandemic and unexpectedly found a fulfilling career along the way.