Spotlight On…

  • Bi-lingual Receptionist, HomeOwnership Center
    Overview:  The Receptionist reports directly to the NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Manager. This full-time position has duties which assist in the clerical aspects of all HomeOwnership Center »
  • The Struggles of Finding a Home
    It has not been easy for Steve S. to find a place to call home. For years he has jumped from place to place living with various friends and going through all sorts of jobs. Steve also faced several »
  • New Location for Kingston Clinic
    As of Thursday, May 12, 2016, the monthly Kingston Alternative Clinic of Health Care is a Human Right has a new home! To better accommodate Kingston residents, the Kingston Clinic is moving from The »
  • No Place Like Home
    I have called Ulster County home my entire life and I have never thought of it as otherwise. No matter where I went in the world, no one location was drawing enough to keep me away from the place I »
  • The Home in Community
    Home is more than just a house, or an apartment, or a bedroom, it needs a community to be whole. My family was always very involved in our community, which means I was very involved in my community »
  • Avigayil Landsman
    The featured pieces in my show are illustrations from my book, "Letters from Heaven: Spiritual Guidance from the Hewbrew Alphabet for Every Day of Your Life," and card deck. The book offers »
  • RUPCO, RCAL Offer Grants for Accessibility Modifications for Those Receiving Medicaid
    Resource Center for Independent Living (RCAL) in partnership with RUPCO has funding from NYS Homes and Community Renewal to assist renters or homeowners receiving Medicaid with modifications allowing »
  • Want Equality? Start with Providing Housing That People Can Afford
    Upwards of $22 TRILLION! That’s what some experts estimate we’ve spent since LBJ launched his Great Society in 1964 in an attempt to eliminate poverty and racial injustice in America. Yet, little »
  • No Compromise Needed
    Compromise requires that one or both parties give something up in order to get something in return; it is a win-lose situation. Unfortunately, we compromise daily, but one should never compromise on »

CALENDAR

May
30
Mon
RUPCO Offices Closed in observance of Memorial Day
May 30 all-day
Jun
1
Wed
First-time Homebuyer Orientation: Getting Started
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This orientation class is the first step to joining RUPCO’s Homeownership Program. The hour-long information session outlines the HomeOwnership Center’s programs and the path to homeownership. FREE. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Jun
4
Sat
NeighborWorks Week: Creating Opportunity
Jun 4 – Jun 12 all-day

Each June, NeighborWorks America and its network of local organizations mobilize tens of thousands of volunteers, businesspeople, neighbors, friends, and local and national elected and civic leaders in a week of neighborhood change and awareness.

Last year, as a NWA chartered member, RUPCO hosted the Fitness Trail Facelift at Woodstock Commons. What will we do this year? Stay tuned! http://www.neighborworks.org/Community/NeighborWorks-Week/

Orange Cty Children’s Earth & Water Festival
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Thomas Bull Memorial Park, 94 Grove St (off of Rt.416), Day Camp Area, Montgomery, NY, Annual festival: family event, live music, crafts, children’s entertainment and food.

Area 2-Union Vale Community Day
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tymor Park, 8 Tymor Park Rd, Lagrangeville, NY 12540, United States
RUPCO to table at this event. Bring light box, power strip and watt meter!

Jun
11
Sat
Area 1 – Plattekill Library Alernative Energy Expo
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RUPCO GJGNY will be tabling at this event and will have information about the Home Performance program on hand.

Jun
13
Mon
First-time Homebuyer Class: Part 1 @ The Kirkland
Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This first class of two meetings includes an introduction to home purchasing, lender relationships, pre and post-closing rehabilitation to the home, and insurance. Food and refreshments will be served. These classes are sponsored in part by RUPCO, NeighborWorks America and local banks such as M&T Bank, Rhinebeck Bank, and Ulster Savings Bank.
This three-hour session places you on the path to homeownership and is required if you are seeking grant assistance through RUPCO and certain banks. Cost is $75 for the two-part series. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/

Jun
16
Thu
Celebrate Community 2016
Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for a night under the tent to celebrate why Home Matters. http://rupco.org/news-events/events/celebrate-community-2016/

Cocktails & tapas format this year at The Senate Garage. Event tickets on sale $75; bring a friend and enjoy an evening uptown to celebrate community!

Area 4 – City of Yonkers Library Presentation-HJ Presenting
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Grinton I. Will Library- 1500 Central Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10710

CITY OF YONKERS TO HOST HOME ENERGY PERFORMANCE SEMINARS FOR RESIDENTS
NYSERDA-Supported Seminars Provide Energy Saving Tips for a More Energy-Efficient Home;
Free Seminars on May 23, 6-7 p.m. at Riverfront Library and June 16, 6-7 p.m. at Grinton I. Will Library

YONKERS, NY – May 17, 2016 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today announced the City will host two home energy performance seminars for residents interested in learning how to save money and have a more energy-efficient home. Led by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the two free one-hour seminars will help homeowners lower their energy bills by reducing energy use. The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® seminars will be offered Monday, May 23 from 6-7 p.m. at Riverfront Library and Thursday, June 16 from 6-7 p.m. at Grinton I. Will Library in Yonkers.

Jun
20
Mon
First-time Homebuyer Orientation: Getting Started
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This orientation class is the first step to joining RUPCO’s Homeownership Program. The hour-long information session outlines the HomeOwnership Center’s programs and the path to homeownership. FREE. Please RSVP to Maru (845) 331-9860 ext. 220 or sign up online at http://rupco.org/homeownership-need-help-with-homeownership/workshops/


Full Calendar

GREEN NEWS

New Location for Kingston Clinic
As of Thursday, May 12, 2016, the monthly Kingston Alternative Clinic of Health Care is a Human Right has a new home! To better accommodate Kingston residents, the Kingston Clinic is moving from The »
Senior Supportive Housing Newsletter
Seniors: Be on the lookout for our upcoming workshops on technology, fall prevention, advanced directives and food pantries. Click on the image to read the Spring newsletter from RUPCO SSHP Care »

SUCCESS STORIES

Safe & Sound in Fallsburg

With the help of NeighborWorks America, RUPCO put its $128,500 to work.

See this inspirational story.

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Steve S.

RUPCO’s HOPWA program has given Steve S. a place to call home. Read Steve’s inspirational story.

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Avigayil Landsman

RUPCO has allowed Avigayil to live comfortably, without compromise. Read Avigayil’s inspirational story.

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Gabriel Delgado

RUPCO has opened many doors for Gabriel.  Read Gabriel’s inspirational story.

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Theresa Handleman

Step by Step, RUPCO’s FSS program helps people build lives. Read Theresa’s inspirational story.