Impact by: Shubhra Mishra
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.
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 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 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.
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.