Equipping every individual to be an agent of change in their life and their community

Faced with a long-standing issue of homelessness and unemployment in the community, RiseBoro Empowerment was established in 2009 to provide community members with resources they need to thrive. Our programs today span from homeless prevention, re-housing from shelter, legal services, veteran's services, adult education and job training and placement. Once we secure housing for individuals and families, our innovative programs offer ongoing skills building, tenants' rights and financial literacy trainings for residents. Our dedicated staff and inclusive approach equips every individual to be an agent of change in their life and their community.
1,450

Evictions Prevented

724

Households Received Direct Financial Assistance

150

Individuals Rehoused

Programs & Services

COVID 19 Support

RiseBoro recognizes the tremendous pain and anxiety that have impacted communities across NYC due to the Covid 19 pandemic. We offer services to help residents address their challenges and navigate the resources available.

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Food and Nutrition

The food and nutrition programs at RiseBoro invite our communities to build a vibrant, robust food system with and for all of us. Food is central to how we live our lives - our work, our health, our neighborhoods ...

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Homelessness Prevention Services

RiseBoro Community Partnership has distinguished itself as the premier Homebase provider in New York City. We provide services to ensure community residents can stay in their homes and avoid homelessness.

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Legal Services-LEAP

Our vision and mission is to provide legal services and community empowerment to vulnerable Brooklynites. LEAP assists tenants in gaining access to justice with dignity by preventing evictions and preserving thousands of housing units ...

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Mentoring: Next STEPS

The Next STEPS (Striving Toward Engagement and Peaceful Solutions) program provides mentoring for youth aged 16 to 24 in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The program aims to promote education, employment, health services, family engagement and civic participation.

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Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

RiseBoro is a provider of The New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods. We provide significant economic relief to help low and moderate-income households at risk of homelessness or housing instability by providing rental…

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Workforce Development

RiseBoro's Workforce Developoment programs helps youth and adults to gain valuable information and guidance to help them start or advance their careers.

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Youth Employment Programs

In addition to helping youth prepare for careers, RiseBoro also offers programs to help employ youth to in order to gain valuable, hands-on employment experience.

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Youth Mentorship

Mentorship, guidance, and relational connection are foundational to supporting the growth of youth as they transition from childhood into adolescence and young adulthood. RiseBoro offers mentorship to provide support, to cultivate cultural appreciation, to strengthen community consciousness, and to cultivate…

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Events

Gala 2021

Join us for our annual Gala! Our theme this year is Equity Across NYC Neighborhoods. Help us build a city where your zip code does not determine your health outcomes, housing stability or economic power. Registration details coming soon! Register now! Gala 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities!…

Domino Park, Brooklyn NY

Community Healing & Housing Justice

Join Mirtha Santana, VP of RB Empowerment, at Powering Up with Power of Two, where she’ll talk with Erasma-Beras Monticciolo, Co-Founder + Exec. Dir. of Power of Two to discuss the history of housing inequalities in NYC, the impacts of housing insecurity on children and families, and steps our communities…

Facebook Live

Contact Us

Level Up! Workforce Center

East Williamsburg
90 Beaver Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206

Lives Changed.

Owen and Ralquan

Never give up

Ramone’s Journey

Having an education is worth it

Zenith Harper

Zenith Harper

William D’Emilio

William D'Emilio

Wanda Valle

Wanda Valle