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Catholic Charities Queens Homebase Team Receives Certificate from Adelphi University

Congratulations to our Catholic Charities Queens Homebase Team members Antoinette Brembridge, Director, East Flatbush Homebase; Ty Ron, Assistant Director, East New York Homebase and Angelica Castellon, Assistant Director, Queens Homebase, who were recently accepted into the Center for Non-Profit Leadership at Adelphi University School of Social Work, Leading in Community (LIC) Program!

This leadership development program is designed to broaden and strengthen the leadership pipeline for people of color and prepare them for non-profit and community leaders throughout the Long Island, New York City, and Hudson Valley regions.

Antoinette, Ty and Angelica received a Certificate in Organizational and Community Leadership from Adelphi University upon completing the eight-month program.

The Catholic Charities Homebase Homelessness Prevention Programs provide services to those who are at risk of entering a shelter due to rental arrears, overcrowding or substandard housing, and to those who have a prior shelter history as part of aftercare services. Services may include case management, tenant/landlord mediation, advocacy/benefit entitlements, short-term financial assistance, referrals and varied workshops that can help individuals who are at risk of homelessness.

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens provides individuals and families experiencing housing instability with various homeless prevention services. For more information, please call (718) 722-6001.

For over 124 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, through its social services arm, Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services, Inc., has been providing quality social services to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens and currently offers 160-plus programs and services for children, youth, adults, older adults, and those struggling with mental illness. Since 1975, Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development Corporation, the affordable housing developer of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, has been transforming vacant land and buildings into affordable housing units and transforming the lives of individuals and families, and completed more than 4,450 units with supportive services for seniors, families, veterans and the formerly homeless. Since the pandemic began, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has provided much-needed food packages and services at 60 Catholic Charities parish-based food pantries and has distributed over $8.5 million in food assistance. Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens continues to deliver crucial mental health counseling, housing services, family services and early childhood education and COVID vaccines at a variety of locations. For more information, please visit www.ccbq.org.