Monthly Archives: December 2015

Met Council’s New Assisted Living Facility Wins Award

The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce presented Met Council’s Brielle at Seaview, a new, state-of-the-art, fully licensed assisted living, with the 2015 Building Award.  The Brielle won the award for its Excellence in Exterior, Interior, Craftsmanship, Natural Beauty and Interior Decorating. Developed by Met Council and managed by FilBen Group, the facility will provide a […]

Met Council Presents at International Conference

Met Council is recognized internationally as a leader in addressing the needs of domestic violence victims by building bridges between justice systems and religious communities.  Our Clinical Director of Social Services and Director of Family Violence Services, Shoshannah Frydman, presented to hundreds of advocates and clinicians on understanding the many criminal, civil, and religious systems […]

The New York Times Highlights How Met Council Helps Clients

The New York Times Neediest Cases ran a story about how Met Council helped Jorge Escalante when Parkinson’s disease drastically changed his life and forced him to give up his painting business. See the story in The New York Times. Mr. Escalante is one of the tens of thousands of New Yorkers whom Met Council case […]

Met Council Client Featured in The New York Times

The New York Times Neediest Cases featured, Kimberly Alfaro, a devoted single mother of three young children who lived in four shelters and then found the support she needed thanks to Met Council and UJA-Federation. Read the story here. Kimberly Alfaro is one of the tens of thousands of New Yorkers whom Met Council case […]

Thank You Kosherfest!

Together with 6,000 food industry professionals, Met Council was thrilled to attend Kosherfest, the world’s largest and most well attended kosher-certified products trade show. As the proud official charity at Kosherfest, Met Council counts on the support and generosity of the food industry to help feed hungry New Yorkers. With overwhelming support from the hundreds […]