02 Mar

Associated Press: LSA’s Mental Health Services for Immigrants

Mas alla del miedo

The Associated Press featured LSA in a story on efforts by community groups to expand mental health services to immigrants in the midst of uncertain immigration policies. Below  is an excerp, followed by the English translation, describing a workshop at LSA called “Más allá del miedo” (Beyond Fear) which included art therapy to help participants process […]

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13 Feb

Resources for Immigrant Families

Immigration Resources

Recursos para familias inmigrantes With changes to immigration policy and news of increased ICE activity in the New York area, LSA is responding to heightened anxiety and increased questions among the families we serve. Anyone with immigration questions or in need of free immigration legal help can contact our Immigration Outreach Organizer, Pura Cruz.   […]

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01 Feb

Stand with East Harlem

We stand with East Harlem. Photo by Micah Rubin

Our statement on immigration: LSA Family Health Service stands with immigrants, refugees and people of all faiths, and supports national and local policies that preserve and protect the rights of immigrant families.  LSA will continue to provide Health & Wellness programs and Family Support services without regard to immigration status.  We are committed to the families […]

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26 Jan

Community Service Stars

Community service student volunteers

January 18, 2017 – Three students from the Convent of the Sacred Heart school shared their personal stories of community service with our Parents Committee, illustrating how a strong collaboration with a school can lead to robust student-led service opportunities that benefit the student volunteers as much as they do LSA children and families.  The […]

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03 Jan

Donations make the holidays brighter for LSA families

Each year, LSA relies on generous donations of toys, gifts, and winter clothing to make the holiday a time of cheer for our families.  We thank our many friends who made donations of holiday gifts, including: Kerith Aranow AT Kearney Inc. Bethany Memorial Reformed Church. The Brookdale Foundation Group The Buckley School Nancy Casabianco Catholic […]

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20 Dec

Junior Board Holiday Campaign!

This holiday season the LSA Junior Board is raising funds our educational program. This program is underfunded and needs your help to provide children who are struggling in school, grades K-3, with the academic and developmental support they need to succeed. The Junior Board is asking you to donate today to help then reach their goal of […]

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20 Dec

March for #ImmigrantNY

LSA joined the New York Immigration Coalition for a march to protect the rights of immigrant New Yorkers. The NYIC sent a recent email sharing details of the event: On Sunday, December 18th, we saw 3,000 New Yorkers march to stand up for immigrant communities despite a forecast of heavy rain. It was a testament to […]

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23 Nov

Turkey Giveaway

Thanks to generous supporters, we were able to distribute over 200 turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday! Turkey donors included: City Harvest, Catholic Charities, Marguerite Guerin, GenNx 360 and the GenNx Foundation, and an anonymous donor. The GenNx Foundation hosted an online food drive through which the Foundation and staff of GenNx 360 donated funds toward 241 […]

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