The NYC Department for the Aging’s Grandparent Resource Center (GRC) is a partner under the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety or MAP. MAP launched in 2014 as a targeted, comprehensive approach to reduce violent crime in and around the 15 public housing developments that comprise almost 20 percent of violent crime in the City’s public housing. In July 2022 and January 2023, the MAP initiative is expected to expand to additional public housing developments (site list below).
As a MAP partner, the Grandparent Resource Center provides hybrid kinship care supportive services, including the following:
Call 212-AGING-NY or (212) 244-6469
Below are the NYCHA MAP communities served by borough:
Castle Hill Houses
Polo Grounds Houses
Saint Nicholas Houses
Red Hook Houses
Van Dyke Houses
Wyckoff Gardens Houses
Additional NYCHA MAP communities are planned next year.