13 Sep

2017 Annual Report

Our 2017 annual report is now available online, including a financial report and highlights from the year describing our impact in the community. Click here to see the annual report! Highlights from our 2017 Annual Report Our Advocacy & Food Pantry program significantly expanded its ability to stabilize families by introducing electronic benefits enrollment, in […]

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15 Aug

Thank You to Summer Volunteers!

USI volunteers

We couldn’t do it without you! We’re so lucky to have wonderful volunteers who joined us this summer:  students, corporate groups, and others who chose to give their time in service to our community.  We thank the many volunteers who have made a difference, with special thanks to groups from JP Morgan and USI for […]

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31 Jul

At the Border

Laredo, TX

At the border, an LSA staff member translates with compassion July 30, 2018 — Melina Gonzalez, LSA’s Immigration Outreach Coordinator, spent a week  in Laredo TX this July, volunteering as a translator for women detained at the Mexican border and pro bono lawyers that traveled there to help them.  Below is the message she shared […]

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06 Jul

Building Bridges Summer Exhibit

June 28, 2018 — Families and guests enjoyed an exhibit of work created by mothers in the Building Bridges of Hope Art Therapy Group entitled Las mujeres inmigrantes somos poderosas / We, the immigrant women, are powerful.   The exhibit included works of papier mache, weaving, felting, doll-making, painting, photography and sculpture, among other techniques. The Building Bridges group works […]

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05 Jul

PCD Graduates Blossom

“Flowers Growing in Life’s Garden” was the theme of graduation for forty 3-year-olds and their parents in our early childhood socialization groups, part of our Parenting and Child Development program. The program is geared toward families for children 0-3 year old, where there is some risk of developmental delay in the child.  Through the socialization […]

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28 Jun

Inside NYC’s Public Housing

LSA’s Ray Lopez was Featured in a Blog by the National Resources Defense Council The blog, entitled “Inside NYC’s Public Housing, Mold and Neglect Are a Dangerous Combo,” featured activists and residents of public housing involved in the class-action lawsuit and subsequent settlement with NYCHA.   Following is an excerpt.  The full story can be read on […]

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22 Jun

Keep Immigrant Families Together

LSA Family Health Service stands against family separation and for family reunification. The current immigration crisis in which children are being separated from their parents resonates with us as an organization that: strives to keep families in crisis together; works closely with immigrant families in East Harlem who sacrifice so much to make a better […]

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12 Jun

New Paths to Family Health

Our six core programs offer vital health and social services to improve family health and well-being. In addition, services offered through our program partners, like financial literacy classes, nutrition workshops, summer camp programs, and legal services offered right in our community center give families opportunities to learn and build a strong foundation for the future.Below […]

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