New York City skyline from Brooklyn

Our Community

Where everyone can thrive.

Welcome to a place where our kids make future plans beyond our wildest dreams. Where elders join together to talk and learn and laugh. Welcome to a community where everyone gets the care they need. Where visitors marvel at what we’ve made happen—and we tell them we’re just getting started.

Tell us about you. We’ll help find the best services for you.

Our History

Serving Brooklyn and beyond for 50 years.

Since we started offering services to seniors in Bushwick 50 years ago, we’ve expanded into a holistic community partnership serving people of all ages.

Empowering Brooklyn’s Youth

RiseBoro Converts 30,000 Square Feet of Vacant Land to Youth Center

The center provides local youth and their families with the opportunity to develop new skills, talents and interests, form positive attachments with adult mentors, and have a positive space for continued growth.

Learn more about RiseBoro’s Youth Center

Serving Brooklyn’s Seniors

RiseBoro Designated First Innovative Senior Center in Brooklyn

RiseBoro was awarded the first Innovative Senior Center in Brooklyn by the NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA). The program recognized for its programming that already offered an extensive calendar of Health Management, Physical Exercise and Nutritional Programs, coordinating with many local hospitals and universities.

Learn more about programs & services for seniors

Caring for NYC’s Tenants

RiseBoro Breaks Ground on Hunters Point Affordable Housing Project

The $500 million venture with Gotham Organization and RiseBoro Community Partnership Inc. includes 1,100 apartments and approximately 40,000 square feet of retail and community facility space. 80% of units will be permanently affordable apartments or earmarked for seniors.

Learn more about affordable housing programs and development

Welcome to
New York City.

Our Impact

Lives Changed.

Owen and Ralquan

Never give up

Ramone’s Journey

Having an education is worth it

Eric Espino

My Voice Theatre, my first true family

Alison’s Story

Assisting a person who herself assisted so many

My Name is Adans

The staff members are my mentors

We unleash the potential of communities to thrive, no matter the odds.

Brooklyn Bridge.

Join Us

We work every day to build a city where your zip code does not determine your health outcomes, housing stability, or economic power. We’re just getting started.


$50 can help RiseBoro staff cook and deliver three nutritious meals – breakfast, lunch, and dinner – to one of our Seniors


$250 can provide a welcome basket for a new resident that includes items such as curtains, bedding, cleaning supplies and other items to turn a new house into a home


$1,000 can help us develop a more robust infrastructure that connects visitors to housing support, education, home care, job placement and other services

Become part of the RiseBoro community.

We are poised to take our next step in achieving our vision of a city where your zip code does not determine your health outcomes, housing stability or economic power. Find out how and help us make it happen.