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.
Jul 28, 2023
Summer Fun and Camp Fun: Unleashing Adventure at KHCC
KHCC's summer camp has been an absolute hit this year! The youth is thoroughly enjoying their time at our camp. At KHCC, kids have the wonderful opportunity to make new friends and strength their bonds with the old ones, embark on exciting day trips and indulge in engaging in-house activities. Our mission for the summer camp is to create a safe and fun space where kids can truly be themselves. Moreover, we aim to provide parents and caregivers with peace of mind, knowing that their children are in excellent hands with KHCC’s dedicated staff.
Jun 27, 2023
Pride, Juneteenth, and the beginning of Summer 2023!
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) proudly hosted its highly anticipated 10th Annual Neighborhood Festival, a day filled with an array of FREE activities, games, and endless fun.
May 25, 2023
ESOL Student of the Month - May 2023
Congratulations to Tugba Aydogdu and Dayanara Diaz on being KHCC’s May ESOL Student of the Month!
May 23, 2023
May is Mental Health Awareness Month!
KHCC believes that Mental Health is important when providing a service to a participant. For too long there has been a stigma surrounding Mental Health, which causes silence and isolation— we do not want that!
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.
May 10, 2023
KHCC Advocacy efforts for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) announced that the theme of Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2023 is “Drawing Connections: Prevention Demands Equity.”
Mar 08, 2023
KHCC Celebrates Women's History Month
The social services field is heavily dominated by women and women of color who consistently learn, p
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.
Jan 10, 2023
Registration is open for Early Childhood Services!
ECS has various opportunities for children to learn, be engaged, and have fun in their programs. Join now!
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.
Dec 09, 2022
Month of Giving Back!
How can you help KHCC and give back to the community? Kingsbridge Heights Community Center assists individuals from cradle to career and hopes to continue to do so for many years to come. The strength of this organization comes from the community so in this month of giving we want to work together with community members, partners, and participants to give back to the Bronx! KHCC gives back to the community yearly by hosting events and initiatives that promote the improvement of its participants and the larger Bronx Community.
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 17, 2022
KHCC's Winter Drive 2022
It is the season of giving and Kingsbridge Heights Community Center is helping the community by collecting coats, gift cars, diapers/wipes, toys, gifts, and canned and non-perishable items for the community.
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.
Sep 09, 2022
KHCC's Kingsbridge Honey is BACK!
KHCC Honey is SOLD OUT. Please check back in August 2023 to purchase a fresh batch of Kingsbridge Honey.
Aug 27, 2022
Summer Bridge 2022
Summer Bridge is a summer internship for high school students and rising college freshmen where they gain the necessary tools to succeed in their professional endeavors.
Jul 25, 2022
KHCC Internships & Volunteering
Have you ever wondered what it's like to intern or volunteer here at KHCC? There are many ways to get involved and become a part of what we do here at Kingsbridge Heights Community Center.
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.
Apr 08, 2022
Summer Bridge with the KHCC Teen Center
KHCC is currently rolling out our application for the KHCC Teen Center's 2022 Summer Bridge Internship program. This 6 week leadership and job readiness experience is aimed at current high school students.
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.
Apr 14, 2021
URGENT MEMO: COVID-19 VACCINATIONS
We urge you to act now and set up an appointment as soon as possible. Being vaccinated not only protects you and your family, but it helps protect the entire KHCC community.
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.
Mar 11, 2021
#ItsHERStory: Norma Collado
From teacher to Health and Safety Director. Read Norma's KHCC story for Women's History Month.
Mar 11, 2021
#ItsHERStory: Cristina Torres
Read a bit about Cristina's story for Women's History month.
Mar 08, 2021
#ItsHERStory: Sadie Mahoney
For Women's History Month 2021, we're highlighting the stories of women at KHCC. Here's Sadie Mahoney's story.
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 16, 2020
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center and The Aesthetic Host a Back to School Giveaway
For Immediate Release September 20,2020CONTACT: Diamond Brown Dbrown@khcc-nyc.org Kingsbri
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 09, 2020
Riverdale Press Highlights KHCC's Efforts to Feed Community During Covid-19 Pandemic
Not having enough good, healthy food to eat isn’t a foreign concept to William Littleton. In his j
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.
Aug 28, 2020
Empowering Trans Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
Taylan Stulting our Sexual Assault Program Coordinator submitted a proposal and was sele