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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.