QCH in the News

For all media inquiries, please contact Dennis Redmond, dredmond@qchnyc.org.

QCH Friendly Visitor, Shreya Sanghvi, named NY1's New Yorker of the Week

Decades may separate them but the bond between Shreya Sanghvi and Lenore Harrison knows no bounds. "We have such a big age gap but it doesn't really feel that way," Sanghvi said. Sanghvi is 22. Harrison, 94.

Queens Gazette: Rego Park Senior Center Celebrates Chinese New Year

Today more than 250 Queens-area residents are coming together at Queens Community House’s (QCH) Rego Park Senior Center to celebrate Chinese New Year with cultural performances, dancing and lunch.

Queens Gazette: Next generation of Queens leaders work the halls of the Capitol

On January 30, hundreds of youth from across New York traversed the halls of the NYS Capitol Building for United Neighborhood House’s 18th annual Youth Action Day, where youth spoke about the importance of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) in their lives.

Times Ledger: Cypher Dance - Caught in the Middle

Queens Community House in Forest Hills sponsors a cypher dance contest every year that attracts scores of performers from around the city.

One dancer performs at a time in the middle of a circle of the other dancers, pouring whatever is in his or her heart to the congregation.

NY1: Queens Community House hosts New York Floors Extreme Dance Cypher

Reporter Rayvin Bleu visited QCH to share our Dance Cypher event, sponsored by New York Floors Extreme.

This Segment aired on NY1 on January 20 and 21, 2018.

Queens Gazette: Protecting Most Vulnerable During Winter Storm

As temperatures dropped to record lows this month, staff at Queens Community House’s (QCH) Senior Centers took extra steps to make sure their most vulnerable participants were protected.

NY1: QCH keeps most vulnerable safe during winter storm

Reporter Alyssa Paolicelli visited QCH to share David Schneier's story of managing his caseload of high-risk older adults during Winter Storm Grayson, which hit on January 4. She also reported QCH's need for volunteers for the Friendly Visiting program.

Forest Hills Garden Blog: QCH to host NYFE dance competition

This Saturday, Queens Community House will host the New York Floors Extreme (N.Y.F.E.) Dance Cypher at their Forest Hills Community Center. The competition, presented by Jaze-Art Remote, Chenzo, and The Breaks Kru, will draw participants from all over the city and the surrounding areas.

Forest Hills Garden Blog: Adult ESOL students receive first library cards

Through its research, the Queens Community House in forest Hills found that more than 30 million adults struggle with literacy. A number of factors, such as income level, health, housing, incarceration and a mother’s education level, can create a significant impact of low literacy.

NY1: LGBTQ Youth Center Keeps Holiday Spirit Going

A Queens Youth Center wants to keep the spirit of giving going, well after the holiday season.

The LGBTQ Youth Center, called Generation Q, is still collecting donations for it's Holiday Drive in Forest Hills.

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