4 results for month: 01/2019


HARLEM UNITED PRAISES GOVERNOR CUOMO FOR HIS CONTINUED COMMITMENT TO CRITICAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE PRINCIPLES

New York, NY (January 25, 2019) – Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, applauds Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for his continuing commitment to protecting the rights and improving the lives of all New Yorkers. Through his 2019 Justice Agenda, Governor Cuomo once again shows his commitment to advancing critically important social and economic policies to help improve the lives of all New Yorkers. The Governor pledged to protect quality, affordable healthcare by codifying the Affordable Care Act, to improve access to substance use disorder and mental health care by removing insurance barriers, and to ...

Program Director, Housing

The Program Director leads the team providing case management services to tenants in order to promote wellness, recovery, rehabilitation and housing stability. Responsibilities are implemented within the framework of agency policy, professional ethics, legal scope of practice and regulatory guidelines. Tenants are provided with supportive services that consist of supportive case management, life skills education, and vocational educational training. Harm reduction, recovery readiness, relapse prevention, addiction education, and the reduction of high-risk behavior are among the tools used to improve the quality life for each tenant. The program's goal ...

Janitor, Property Management

The Part-time Janitor is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the designated building, empty trash receptacles, replace lining of trash cans and ensure the safety of clients and staff. The Part-Time Janitor is also responsible for monitoring building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created, sterilize patients' rooms, recycle all garbage on sites that require recycling, fix minor plumbing leaks, plaster repairs, change ceiling tiles, repair minor electrical outlets- light fixtures. Work involves moderate to heavy work in ...

GENDA Passes In New York State!

Important news out of Albany today: New York State passed GENDA — the Gender Expression Nondiscrimination Act! This bill solidifies existing protections by explicitly including gender identity and expression in the New York Human Rights Law. Transgender and gender nonconforming people face increased discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations. They are also at increased risk for bullying, harassment, and poverty. New York now joins 16 other states and the District of Columbia in protecting all residents, including transgender and gender nonconforming people. The Harlem United family is proud to thank Governor Andrew Cuomo ...