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Serve with NHS of New Haven as an AmeriCorps VISTA!

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven is looking for two AmeriCorps members to serve the 2017-2018 year at our organization. Join us as we revitalize neighborhoods in New Haven, help homebuyers purchase their first homes, and host multiple volunteer events throughout the city. For more info, visit: www.nhsofnewhaven.org/vista!…See More
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FULL STEAM AHEAD: Celebrating Women & Girls in S.T.E.A.M (Family Festival) at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven

May 20, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm
On Saturday, May 20th from 12pm-4pm, we’ll be hosting our 8th Annual Multicultural Festival. This year's theme is FULL STEAM AHEAD: Celebrating Women and Girls in S.T.E.A.M.  The festival invites families and children of all ages to explore hands-on activities, exciting games, and inspirational performers geared toward highlighting professional women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Admission is free and there will be food trucks, activities, and entertainment. This event is…See More
May 19
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HomeOwnership Education Workshop at Webster Bank (West Haven Branch)

May 24, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Back by popular demand! Join NHS of New Haven and Webster Bank for a free workshop that will answer all your questions on homebuying! The more you know about buying a home, the smarter your purchase will be. This educational workshop that will cover: * Mortgage options available specifically for you* Mortgage applications and what lenders are looking for* Personalized advice from NHS Housing Specialists and Webster Banking OfficersTO REGISTER: Email or call Michael Johansen: (203)…See More
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FULL STEAM AHEAD: Celebrating Women & Girls in S.T.E.A.M (Family Festival) at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven

May 13, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm
On Saturday, May 20th from 12pm-4pm, we’ll be hosting our 8th Annual Multicultural Festival. This year's theme is FULL STEAM AHEAD: Celebrating Women and Girls in S.T.E.A.M.  The festival invites families and children of all ages to explore hands-on activities, exciting games, and inspirational performers geared toward highlighting professional women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Admission is free and there will be food trucks, activities, and entertainment. This event is…See More
Mar 16
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Winter Garden Workshops - Essential Flowers & Herbs for Vegetable Gardening! at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven

March 11, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Flowers and Herbs attract pollinators and beneficial insects to help keep your garden productive and healthy. Learn about the best flowers and herbs for your garden. This class will also identify some edible weeds and tell you what you need to know in order to protect your garden from invasive ones. Join Rachel Ziesk, Advanced Master Gardener, for a series of classes that will cover everything you need to be a successful gardener come Spring 2017! Other Workshop Dates: Jan 28 - Soil &…See More
Mar 6
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Winter Garden Workshops - Seed Starting & Garden Planning at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven

March 4, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Start your own seedlings! This class explores how and when to start planting indoors. Learn about using lights, watering and identifying common problems with seed starting. The class also covers planning your garden so you get the most out of your gardening space. Everyone attending will get to plant a six pack of seedlings to take home with them. Join Rachel Ziesk, Advanced Master Gardener, for a series of classes that will cover everything you need to be a successful gardener come Spring…See More
Mar 3
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Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST Policy Training (FREE!) at The Study at Yale

March 30, 2017 from 8am to 4:15pm
Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST is an initiative designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The program offers comprehensive and detailed instruction programs, useful online web resources, and a toll-free information line for technical guidance and support. FHAFirst and NHS of New Haven are proud to present a FREE Fair Housing Accessibility First Policy Training in New Haven. Registration is necessary. Register Today: fhafirst.eventbrite.comSee More
Feb 28
Maria Martinez liked The Community Foundation for GNH's event LunchTALK! Series: 2-part Viewing & Discussion of the film "13th," presented by New Haven Healthy Start
Feb 10
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Winter Garden Workshops - Cool Weather Crops! at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven

February 11, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Learn about starting your garden as soon as the snow is gone! Cool weather crops don’t mind the cold and give you a head start on the season. This class covers how to plant cold weather crops and manage the pests and diseases that plague them. Join Rachel Ziesk, Advanced Master Gardener, for a series of classes that will cover everything you need to be a successful gardener come Spring 2017! Other Workshop Dates: Jan 28 - Soil & Season Extenders Feb 25 - Warm Weather Crops Mar 4 - Seed…See More
Feb 6
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Dec 5, 2016
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Mural Unveiling at Farmington Canal Heritage Trail

October 7, 2016 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Join us as we unveil the latest mural from New Haven artist, Kwadwo Adae!The mural is titled Elm City Footrace. Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven partnered with artist, Kwadwo Adae, to create the mural. It is a celebration of the Newhallville neighborhood’s renewal, including the positive relationships and healthy lifestyle options that exist there. The mural aims to raise awareness and spur interest in the trail as a means of healthy recreation and alternative transportation.See More
Oct 7, 2016
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Mural Unveiling at Farmington Canal Heritage Trail

October 7, 2016 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Join us as we unveil the latest mural from New Haven artist, Kwadwo Adae!The mural is titled Elm City Footrace. Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven partnered with artist, Kwadwo Adae, to create the mural. It is a celebration of the Newhallville neighborhood’s renewal, including the positive relationships and healthy lifestyle options that exist there. The mural aims to raise awareness and spur interest in the trail as a means of healthy recreation and alternative transportation.See More
Oct 3, 2016

Profile Information

Name of the Organization
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven
Contact Person
Maria Martinez
Job Title
Communications Manager
Contact phone
4752270530
E-mail
mmartinez@nhsofnewhaven.org
Website
http://nhsofnewhaven.org
Interest
Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Arts, Economic Development
Description Interest
I would just like to stay informed on all things happening in the GNH area.

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Serve with NHS of New Haven as an AmeriCorps VISTA!

Posted on June 14, 2017 at 11:53am 0 Comments

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven is looking for two AmeriCorps members to serve the 2017-2018 year at our organization. Join us as we revitalize neighborhoods in New Haven, help homebuyers purchase their first homes, and host multiple volunteer events throughout the city. 

For more info, visit: www.nhsofnewhaven.org/vista!…

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Upcoming NHS Events!

Posted on January 4, 2016 at 2:46pm 0 Comments

Happy 2016!



Now that the new year is upon us, it's a great time to look ahead at all of the upcoming events brought to you by Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven. If you have any questions about any of these events, please feel free to contact us at 203-562-0598.…







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At 3:50pm on September 22, 2015, Lee Cruz said…

Maria,

Welcome to GNH Community, glad to have you join us. Members may post information that they think will be of interest to nonprofits, civic organizations, and the people they serve or the general public. You may post calendared events on the events page, non-date specific information on the blog, pictures or video. Politically partisan, religious or business promotion posts are not allowed. Your opportunities to connect with other members greatly increases if you include a photo or logo on your profile include your job title and\or if you "like" or comment on the post of other members. Events are also noticed more often if you include a picture or logo as a part of the posting. Check out the groups created by other members; this is a great place to meet people that share your interest and to ask questions. You may request to join as many groups as you wish or start a new group. The creator of a group sets the parameters for membership. If you have a question about a group, please write to the owner (the person who initiated the group).
Ideas for increasing the impact of your participation:
1. Post your activities and events with a link back to your website as soon as the date is set, by doing this you decrease the chances of conflicting with the events of other area nonprofits.  Your posts are immediately viewable by over 800 members. We send notices of your event to 5000+ people via Facebook, Google+, Linkedin, Twitter and Instagram; search for #GNHCommunity to find these post. Post your events here: http://gnhcommunity.ning.com/events
2. Share your work and your thoughts with people who signed up to get more information about the work of Greater New Haven nonprofits by using our blog page this way. Post a headline and teaser paragraph with a link back to your blog. Once a week we feature the latest post on the above mentioned social media. Why not add your information to the mix?  Post non-date specific information here: http://gnhcommunity.ning.com/profiles/blog/list
3. Videos are increasingly becoming the medium of choice for nonprofits.Once a week we feature a video at the top of the homepage on GNH Community. Your video need not be professionally done to effectively communicate your message. Check out the videos that have already been posted for ideas and inspiration, create a video, post it on You Tube or Vimeo and share it through a link on the video page. Every Tuesday we feature a video and send a notice encouraging our social media network check out the video pick of the week.

If you have questions or suggestions as to how we can make GNH Community more useful please let me know. GNH Community is funded by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

Lee

 
 
 

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