Lissette Barretto's college applications were in danger of getting overlooked. The Options Center helped her get noticed -- and get great offers from her top schools.
Good food makes life better -- whether it's chicken stew at the Senior Center or goulash brought right to your door by a smiling Home Delivered Meals volunteer. Here's how we work every day to ensure older adults in our neighborhood eat well and live well.
When Dr. Roderick Jones took the reins of Goddard Riverside on Feb. 13, it was a homecoming of sorts. Jones grew up in New York City before his work in community services took him farther afield – first to the Rochester area, and then to St. Louis, Missouri.
Robert Conklin (left) describes the harassment tenants in his West 14th Street building have experienced, as Goddard Riverside's Ryan Dubois looks on.
Pauline discusses a new project with friends in the Senior Center knitting group
It's been a busy year at Goddard Riverside. More than 17,000 people came through our doors, and we're proud to partner with each and every one of them to help them make their dreams a reality. Here are some of the highlights of 2016.
The Goddard Riverside Book Fair will be held Nov. 19-20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Our newest day camp taps into New York City's wealth of professional talent to offer high-quality dance, vocals, music and theater arts instruction.
Goddard Riverside Law Center staffers rallied with tenants, advocates and Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal outside Rosenthal's office.
More than 20 members of our TOP OP employment support program showed up early and eager for a workshop with employees of Deloitte on Friday. Volunteers from the global consulting and accounting powerhouse came to the Bernie Wohl Center to share job interview and resume writing advice, and conduct practice interviews.
Participants organize barriers to college success into categories.
It's not unusual to hear music pouring from the main room of our Senior Center. It happens during the monthly birthday parties, and for exercise classes like Movement Speaks and Zumba. Music also spices up holiday celebrations like the Halloween costume contest.
Goddard Riverside Community Center Executive Director Stephan Russo expressed deep appreciation on receiving the Community Free Democrats' Distinguished Community Leader Award on Sunday.
Members of The Other Place clubhouse celebrate their progress in getting and keeping jobs.
Goddard Riverside welcomed guests from the Upper West Side and beyond for a hearty dinner on Christmas Day, wrapping up another successful Holiday Meals season.
Throughout this week, people have gathered at our programs around the Upper West Side to celebrate each other and the strength of the community.
Standardized test scores like the SAT are given far too much weight in the college admissions process, putting low-income students at a disadvantage, Options Center director Lily Owen told the New York City Council at a recent hearing.