Latest News

A Needle in a Haystack

February 12, 2019

Mr. R hasn't been able to work since he was injured on a construction job in 2008.  Until last year, he and his eight-year-old daughter resided in their private home in Staten Island.  Even with the help of public assistance, he struggled to make ends meet.

Hooked on a Feeling

February 6, 2019

Jose Ortiz, an Occupational Therapist by trade, has been teaching wellness at Queens Community House for 15 years. Last October he made waves at our Pomonok Senior Center by introducing a new, and some might say unconventional, exercise class.

Larry Lombardi: A Hero's Tribute

February 6, 2019

On February 1, our Queens Center for Gay Seniors (QCGS) program held a memorial service for Larry Lombardi, a beloved member of Jackson Heights’ LGBT community and a longtime QCGS member.  More than 75 people attended the event, including Larry’s niece, who flew

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AWARDS $1.1 MILLION YOUTHBUILD GRANT TO QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE

February 6, 2019

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AWARDS $1.1 MILLION YOUTHBUILD GRANT TO QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE

QCH and NYIC Offer Safe Space to Talk About Public Charge

December 7, 2018

On December 4 and 5, our staff partnered with The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) to organize public forums in both Jackson Heights and Forest Hills on the new "public charge" rule published by the Department of Homeland Security.  Public charge is essentially

An Unlikely Pair Make for Record-Breaking Fundraiser in Support of Queens Neighborhoods

November 2, 2018

QUEENS, NEW YORK (October 29, 2018) – Nearly 300 people filled the Museum of the Moving Image on October 23 to hear what 76th Secretary of the Treasury, Jacob Lew, and the New York Mets Legend, Edgardo Alfonzo, have in common.
 

Latino Baseball Legend Inspires Hometown Youth to Dream Bigger

September 28, 2018

QUEENS, NY (September 25, 2018) - Former NY Mets All Star Edgardo Alfonzo spent a lively afternoon with 6th and 7th graders at Queens Community House (QCH)’s Beacon Program at JHS 190 in Forest Hills on Monday, answering&nbsp

QCH honors Jacob Lew, Forest Hills Native and 76th Secretary of the Treasury

September 11, 2018

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS (September 11, 2018) - On October 23, Queens Community House (QCH) will pay tribute to Honorable Jacob J.

Local organization works to close coding gap

August 1, 2018

QUEENS, NY (August 1, 2018) – Briana Rodriguez, an eleventh-grader at student at Newtown High School, didn’t head for the beach when the last bell of her tenth grade year rang. Instead, she enrolled in a summer coding class.

Queens Community House
Support Queens Community House

Queens Community House provides individuals and families with the tools to enrich their lives and build healthy, inclusive communities.