Sep 29, 2023
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Responds to Unforeseen Suspension of Federal Grant for Early Head Start Program
Bronx, New York: On Thursday, September 28, 2023, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center was notified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), and Office of Head Start (OHS) that the federal grant that supports Early Head Start daycare providers and provides daycare subsidies for 121 needy families was suspended without notice effective immediately starting Thursday, September 28th, 2023, 5:00 PM ET.
May 12, 2023
The Future is Ours - A Fundraiser for KHCC
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Honors Council Member Pierina Sanchez and Apple Bank Chief Retail Bank Officer James Matera at Annual Gala on May 3, 2023. The annual gala celebrated 49 years of transforming the lives of families in the Northwest Bronx.
Feb 06, 2023
Raye Barbieri Named as Chief Executive Officer of Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
(Bronx, New York) - The Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC), a fifty year old settlement house serving over six thousand Bronx residents, announced today that Raye Barbieri has been named Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Barbieri has more than twenty five years of experience working with nonprofits and New York City government. She succeeds Margaret Della, who is stepping down as the organization’s head in March, after successfully leading Kingsbridge Heights Community Center since 2016. Barbieri will assume this leadership position on March 13, 2023.
Jan 13, 2023
Thank you for donating to KHCC's Winter Drive!
Each year for the past 25 years, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center has held our Winter Drive to collect donations for our program participants. Our focus has varied over the years based on what our community needs. This year, we focused our efforts on collecting toys for all our program participants as well as providing $25 Target gift cards to as many families as possible. The gift cards could be used for holiday gifts, food, diapers, household products and other necessities.
Dec 22, 2022
KINGSBRIDGE HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CENTER HOSTS THE BRONX READS: LITERACY DAY
On Wednesday, December 21st, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) hosted The Bronx Reads: Literacy Day - An event aimed at fostering a love of reading & scholastic excellence among children. The event provided a special space for children, tweens, teens as well as caregivers to come together and explore their love of reading during the holiday season.
Nov 18, 2022
PIX 11 highlights Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
KINGSBRIDGE HEIGHTS, the Bronx (PIX11) – With the holiday season upon us, a Bronx nonprofit is working hard to ease the burden so many families face when dealing with economic hardships and food insecurity. The 10,000-square-foot building along Kingsbridge Terrace in the Bronx used to be a police precinct. But for the last 50 years, it’s been home to Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC), a safe haven where the Bronx community can socialize, learn and grow.
Nov 04, 2022
HOPE, LOVE, & SUPPORT - A DVAM EVENT
On November 3, 2022, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) hosted, the Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Event: Hope, Love, & Support - an evening of activities, games, and enjoyment to build community with those affected by DV. The event ran from 6 pm to 8 pm, allowing community members, KHCC’s participants, and their families to join in supporting one another and fortifying relationships.
Oct 28, 2022
KHCC's Annual Harvest Fest - 2022!
On October 27, 2022, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) hosted, the 10th Annual Harvest Fest - an evening of Fall and Halloween-themed activities, games, and enjoyment. The event ran from 3 pm to 6 pm, providing an opportunity for all KHCC participants and their families to come together to have a good time.
Oct 27, 2022
Keep KHCC in the Community!
KHCC has provided cradle-to-career services for nearly 50 years. Now KHCC needs our help. Major repairs ($4million!) are needed to the building, which is owned by the NYC Parks Department. If this work is not completed soon, KHCC and its much-needed services will be forced to leave Kingsbridge.
Oct 14, 2022
Dreaming with DMC: Youth (Re)Visions for the Future
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 14, 2022Contact: Margaret Dellacommunications@khcc-nyc.org K
Sep 20, 2022
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Awarded $500,000 by NY Community Trust for a New Initiative
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) and Lehman College, along with seven other settlement houses, welcome the “Future of Social Work: The Settlement House Network and Multilingual Communities” initiative. The New York Community Trust awarded the program $500,000 over two years to engage a team of multilingual MSW level interns in expanding the range of new or unique mental health supports offered to participants in their home language within our collection of United Neighborhood House (UNH) member agencies.
Jun 16, 2022
9TH ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD FEST
On June 17, 2022, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) will be hosting an event; the 9th Annual Neighborhood Fest - an evening of activities, games, and fun. The event, scheduled for 3 pm to 6 pm provides an opportunity for everyone in the neighborhood to come together and have a good time.
Feb 08, 2022
Bronx Hot Sauce is BACK at KHCC! #heatthathelps
Back in Stock! Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) is a proud partner of Small Axe Pepp
Sep 30, 2021
KINGSBRIDGE HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CENTER HOSTS TOGETHER, WE ARE NEW YORK - ART LIVES
On October 2, 2021, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) will be hosting an event; Together We Are New York - Art Lives, a community-based celebration of artistic works
Jul 12, 2021
Book A Tour of KHCC's Bee Hives!
Join Flynn the beekeeper for a special tour of KHCC's bee hives.
May 05, 2021
BECOME A KHCC HERO: Sponsor Our 2021 Spring Event
Become a 2021 event sponsor to support our work with youth in The Bronx.
Apr 14, 2021
URGENTE MEMO: VACUNAS COVID-19
Estar vacunado no solo lo protege a usted y a su familia, sino que también ayuda a proteger a toda la comunidad de KHCC.
Mar 26, 2021
Statement on Atlanta Attack and AAPI Community
KHCC supports the entire Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and is committed to combating violence against any member of our community.
Jan 12, 2021
Buy Bronx Hot Sauce at KHCC | #Heatthathelps
Purchase Bronx Hot Sauce at KHCC and support KHCC's community garden.
Jan 11, 2021
KHCC Statement on U.S. Capitol Breach
Following the events of January 6, KHCC released a statement condemning attack on U.S. Capitol.
Dec 30, 2020
2021 New Year Message from Our Executive Director
2020 revealed how long and how tough circumstances have been for our community in that security and planning for the future disappeared in the blink of an eye.
Dec 09, 2020
Keeping KHCC's Community Safe During the Holiday Season
KHCC's guidelines for staying safe during the holidays.
Nov 09, 2020
Join Our 2020 Peer-to-Peer Campaign
Supporter KHCC by hosting a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign!
Sep 29, 2020
Fundraise for KHCC on Facebook
Launch a birthday campaign or mark a life moment with a fundraiser to support our work in the Bronx.
Sep 11, 2020
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Hosts Virtual Garden Tour On September 15, 2020
On September 15, 2020, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) will be hosting its first online fundraiser: a Virtual Garden Tour.
Sep 09, 2020
Buy Honey From KHCC's Bronx Bees!
Purchase a jar of our Bronx honey to support KHCC's programs during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sep 01, 2020
KHCC's Safe Reopening Plan
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, KHCC has developed a plan to ensure the safety of agency staff, participants, and families.
Jul 13, 2020
New York Times Features KHCC Food Pantry
Our food pantry was featured in a story highlighting work to meet growing hunger during the pandemic.
Jun 08, 2020
Mission BX: Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
Last week, Mission BX host Eileen Newman interviewed our Executive Director, Margaret Della, and Cha
Jun 05, 2020
Invest in Human Services, Not Over-policing Our Communities
171 organizations signed on to let City Council know investment in human services is better than over-policing.
May 29, 2020
A Statement on Racial Injustice and KHCC Community from Our Executive Director
Why police brutality and racial injustice matter to KHCC and the community we serve.
Mar 16, 2020
KHCC Emergency Services for Families
During COVID-19 pandemic KHCC will not be open to the general public until March 31st. We will update this space with additional information when it becomes available.
Jan 01, 2020
A Special 2020 Message from Our Executive Director
Our Exectutive Director, Margaret Della, reflects on 2019 and shares thoughts on the new year.
Sep 27, 2019
Press Release: Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Hosts She Builds 2019
The event, in partnership with Rebuilding Together, involved more than 100 volunteers from across NYC.
May 14, 2019
Celebrating KHCC at 45 [VIDEO]
In the video, we reflect on the impact of KHCC over 45 years of service in the Bronx.