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Food Programs - NY Common Pantry

Our Hot Meals Program provides hot, nutritionally balanced meals to our guests. Everyone is welcome. Location: 8 East 109th Street, East Harlem Monday - Friday, 2:30 PM All Hot Meals will be take-away Brown Bag lunches - a sandwich, snack and beverage Saturday and Sunday, 4PM-5PM Our Choice Pantry Program offers fresh, culturally appropriate and nutritious food free to participants who qualify.













Food Pantry - Bailey House

For many vulnerable New Yorkers, hunger is a never-ending challenge. To help meet those challenges, the Bailey House Food Pantry provides both emergency and ongoing pantry services. We provide direct food assistance through nutritious grocery bags, each of which contains information about good nutrition and healthy eating.








LSA Family Health Service

We strengthen and empower vulnerable families and children by meeting their basic needs for food, healthcare, education and a safe home, in the belief that affirming families in their own dignity improves the entire community.







Special Education Support 



Welcome to INCLUDEnyc, helping young people with disabilities, their families, and professionals.








New York City Resources

Renew Your IDNYC Card

IDNYC has begun accepting renewal applications for expiring cards. Check your card's expiration date to find out when you need to renew. Your card's expiration date is printed on the front of your card. Cardholders are now able to renew their IDNYC cards online!


GrowNYC | The Sustainability Resource for New Yorkers

1 in every 16 New Yorkers lives in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) development, few of which provide access to any sort of community green space. Home to more than 4,500 New Yorkers, the NYCHA Houses at Castle Hill in the Bronx were no exception.