Archive for November, 2013

Posted on 11/25/2013 at 6:49 pm

Join Bailey House at World AIDS Day Rally

Bailey House is excited to join Housing Works, GMHC, ACT UP New York and ACRIA at the WORLD AIDS DAY 2013 RALLY at 2PM in Times Square on Sunday, December 1st. We are marking the 25th commemoration of World AIDS DAY by declaring that now is the time to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State. Please join us and [...]

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Posted on 11/05/2013 at 6:14 pm

Bailey House achieves a new level of culturally competent care

Guest Post from Jaymie Kahn, Director of Community Health You may know us as “the AIDS housing agency” but we do a lot more. Bailey House’s Health Home Targeted Case Management program is now also offering services in healthcare navigation to over 460 individuals throughout NYC.  To ensure quality programming, we continuously assess community need, including [...]

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Posted on 11/01/2013 at 1:43 pm

Our neighbors are hungry: The cuts to SNAP

I’ve been writing about the cuts to SNAP (food stamp program) due to the end of the “stimulus” funds that added some extra money to the program. We often hear hunger described as “food insecurity”. This term makes it sound like a psychological condition rather than the terrible reality that many people in our City [...]

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Posted on 11/01/2013 at 11:30 am

Our Food Pantry & the Cuts to the SNAP Program

On Wednesday I watched 150 people line up at our food pantry – mostly poor, elderly women, many of whom feed their extended family of adult children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews; but also men living with AIDS, women with babies and the disabled. With the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) cuts that go into effect today, [...]

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