Monthly Archives: October 2014

Met Council Joins Senator Krueger’s Senior Health Fair

Met Council’s Benefits Access team and volunteers attended Senator Liz Krueger’s Eighth Annual Senior Resource Fair. The fair is one of the largest and most comprehensive senior fairs in New York City; with attendance from 500+ seniors and over 50 agencies represented. Met Council’s team spoke with community members regarding the range of services offered […]

Met Council Distributed Lipstick Cases to Save Lives

At the second annual Stand up for Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) Met Council and 30 volunteers canvassed the streets of Murray Hill, distributing lipstick cases with contact information on where victims can receive help to raise awareness of the alarming increase of domestic violence incidents in New York City. “Family Violence is a […]

Met Council Staff Visit to Manhattan Family Justice Center

During this year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Met Council staff was invited to tour and learn more about the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence’s Family Justice Center. Family Justice Centers are one stop shops where victims can meet with a District Attorney, obtain an Order of Protection from the NYPD, receive counseling from a […]