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EIS: Housing Resource Center has as its mission to prevent homelessness which we accomplish by keeping residents in their communities, preserving existing affordable housing, and promoting and supporting the construction of affordable housing for low, moderate and middle-income households.

By employing a small staff which offers direct, compassionate services, EIS seeks to keep New Yorkers in their homes through legal assistance, hoarding awareness and counseling.

 Our Types of Programs Include:

WONDER WHY YOU SHOULD CLICK ON A BRICK TO SUPPORT THE WORK OF EIS?

For some thoughts about why supporting EIS is worthwhile, please check out this video by Autumn Swope, a student at Marymount Manhattan College, our EIS Service Learning Partner:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YG-afRUHxQ


Announcements: Regular Meetings, Clinics & More

SPECIAL EVENT:  DOUBLE THE GOOD!  LEARN TO BELLY DANCE + SUPPORT EIS AT THE SAME TIME!!

When:  Monday, September 19 at 6:30PM

Where:  EIS Grand Dance Hall ; 80 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor

Relax, learn some steps, stretch and dance with Middle Eastern Dance Master, Sandra Catena, as she donates her expertise to support EIS!  Sandra will be offering a 1.5 hour BELLY DANCE CLASS to benefit EIS- it’s comfortable, it’s fun, it’s good exercise. EIS invites beginners and masters to attend this special session.

Light Middle Eastern fare will be served!

Suggested Donation:  $25.00 to EIS.  You may bring a check to the event OR go to the link on the website to use your credit card to make a donation to EIS.

SORT TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS:

EIS’ SORT program remains the “go to” program to help hoarders at risk of losing their homes. Our unique, holistic program focuses on saving and maintaining the home; long-term.  Learn from our SORT-trained housing advocates, social workers and housing court attorneys how we do it.  You’ll take home a SORT training manuel and a number of resources and references !

Session Offered: Friday, October 17th 10am-4pm@EIS    $100.00 program fee (continental breakfast served)

EIS has been helping New Yorkers stay put since 1984.  As our Founder, Gloria Milliken,  said “Prevention is the only way to stem the unceasing tide of homelessness.” 

We invite you to read an excerpt, recently published in THE NEW YORKER, from the  book EVICTION by Matthew Desmond:

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/02/08/forced-out

Forced out

First Monday of every month:
6:00 pm: SORT Support Group/Workshop for those struggling with clutter and hoarding

Third Tuesday of every month:
6:00 pm: SORT Support Group/Workshop for those struggling with clutter and hoarding

Every Tuesday:
2:30pm-5pm Housing Legal Clinic

Every Wednesday:

10am-1pm Benefits Entitlement Counseling
10am-1pm Housing Court Buddy Intake Sessions (for those representing themselves in Housing Court)
5:30pm-6:30pm Book Club/Guided Discussion for SORT Participants

Every Thursday:
3pm-7pm: Housing Legal Clinic in Brooklyn (in partnership with the People’s Firehouse).


Counseling is available by appointment only. Please contact EIS by phone at (212) 308-2210 or by email at info@eisny.org to schedule an appointment for assistance with your housing matters.

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 EIS is a proud member of the PBS Channel 13/WLIW Community Hall of Fame.

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