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Community Finances

President Biden has extended the student loan pause until June 2023. Biden made the decision in response to legal challenges that have blocked his one- time student loan forgiveness program. The Supreme Court will determine the fate of the program next year.

DCWP Protects Freelancers

NYC's Freelance Isn't Free :aw gives freelance workers the right to a written contract, timely and full payment and protection from retaliation. Freelances can visit the City's new Freelancers Hub, the largest hub in the U.S. dedicated to helping workers thrice, to access free workspaces, educational workshops, legal and financial clinics, benefits assistance an community events. To learn more about your rights or to file a complaint against a hiring party visit nyc.gov/workers.

DCWP inspects 10,000 Business under its Visting Inspector Program ( VIP) since it launched in 2017. Through VIP all new  brick- and- mortar DWP licensees receive a free, educational inspection to understand the DCWP laws that apply to their business and how to avoid fines

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and the Mayor's Public Engagement Unit (PEU) announced that the City's mobile unit will visit all the boroughs to provide important City services, including DCWP's financial empowerment services like free tax prep and financial counseling, as well benefits enrollment, small business support and career services, directly to underserved New Yorkers. To find where the Mobile Unit will be providing services, monitor @NYC_SBS on Twitter

DCWP Shares 10 Financial Resolutions for 2023

Make  2023 the year you get on track by making a budget  managing debt and steeling yourself up for a brighter financial future by getting free financial counseling at an NYC Financial Empowerment Center and filing your taxes for free with NYC Free Tax Prep. Read DCWP's 10 financial resolutions to start the new year right.

Employment Opportunites

Youth Development

Community Resources

Community Bridges to Success Incorporated is currently participating with MMCC SYEP Summer Internship Program, please submit applications on line deadline extended to 4/14/2023.

Mosholu Montefiore Community Center Food Pantry distributes food on the 2nd and 4th week of every month. For more information contact Main office 718.882.400 and or email frontdesk@mmcc.org

CaringKind, The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving currently has a new Spanish support group both virtual and in - person.

Community Health Information

Covid-19 testing access for children at NYC Health + Hospitals

Bronx mobile testing sites

Brick and Mortar Sites

At Home Test Pick up Sites

Call 1-844-NYC-4NYC

COVID Hotline 1-212-COVID19

 

Tremont Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic

1826 Arthur Avenue, BX NY 10467

Open Mon-Sat 11 AM - 7 PM

First and Second Dose Walk in No appointment necessary.

Vaccination is free and available regardless of immigration status or where you live. 

DCWP Protects Survivors of Domestic Violence

Under NYC's Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law workers have the right to take time off if they or a family member are the victim of any act or threat of domestic violence, unwanted sexual contact, stalking or human trafficking. Know your rights at nyc.gov/workers.

Help is available

 

Find resources and support in NYC by searching the NYC HOPE Resource Directory online.

Mental Health Support for all New Yorkers

Call 1-888-NYC-Well (1-888-692-9355) for mental health and substance misuse support available in New York City or go to the Mayor's Office Community Mental Health website or https://mentalhalthforall.nyc.gov/

NYC Family Justice Centers offer immediate safety planning, shelter assistance, mental health support and other resources by phone or in person.

For in person services clients can call 311 for their nearest Family Justice Center.

Free Pest Control Service

for Bronx Children with Asthma 

The Bureau of Bronx Neighborhood Health is providing an integrated Pest Management service for children with asthma (0 - 17 years of age) who are having issues with pests and rodents in their homes in the Bronx, NY. The service will be free of cost and pest allergen documentation is not required

Community Events

National Night Out Against Crime

Tuesday August 1, 2023 is an annual community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships to help make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. 

Fun, Flicks on 161 

Prepare yourself for a fantastic movie night at the Lou Gehrig Plaza hosted by the 161sr BID. The 161 BID will be showing and the best part? No tickets required! 

Street Co-Naming Ceremony

Let's come together to honor the memory of our Beloved friend and Community Leader Venancio "Benny" Catala Jr. Teller Avenue between East 165th and 166th Street, Bronx New York-

DCWP Launches Domestic Worker Mediation

Mayor Adams, DWCP and the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) announced the launch of a new Domestic Worker Mediation Program to help the city's approximately 18,000 domestic and their employers resolve workplace issues in a respectful, confidential and free way without going to Mediation-which benefits both workers and employers -is voluntary and available to resolve workplace issues related to unpaid wages and overtime, paid safe  and sick leave violations and retaliation Learn more at nyc.gov/workers.

Bronx Cooling Centers

Bronx Food Pantries

for specific neighborhood access www.foodpantries.org

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