Queens Community House Overview
Queens Community House is committed to the personal growth of the diverse people it serves and to the creation of self-reliant, open, responsible communities. Established in the settlement house tradition, it embodies the core belief that all persons can and want to grow and that all can contribute. Through broad-based, innovative leadership, it offers programs and services which help all people improve their lives and work together to strengthen their communities. Queens Community House is more than a social service provider: it is a welcoming, extended family for both new and long-time residents.
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As a child growing up in Queens, attending middle and high school here and having witnessed the Mets win the World Series in ’86 I have a strong affinity for this great borough. When I began my search last year for a non-profit board to join there were a few important things on my criteria. For ... more »
My teen-age son has found a place where he can volunteer and give back. When he was younger, he went to the early childhood center and the summer camps. Now, by volunteering, he has discovered a talent and interest in working with younger children. The Queens Community House is a place where he has ... more »
I moved to the Borough of Queens several years ago and was really struck by Queens Community House (QCH) -- each of the staff takes on so much work and there isn't a lot of ego. Without trumpeting the fact that they serve such a broad diversity of races, ethnic and cultural groups, they maintain an... more »