BronxWorks doors are open as we meet the profound needs of our community during the COVID-19 crisis.


COVID-19 Updates

We are committed to the safety of our staff and the communities we serve.

Select BronxWorks locations remain open, including our 24-hour facilities.
While this page is continually being updated with information when it becomes available, you can contact your BronxWorks location or mail for the latest updates.

Click here for a letter to the community from our Executive Director.

Note: BronxWorks is not currently offering vaccines to the public. To find a NYC COVID-19 vaccination site, please visit the NYC Vaccine Command Center.

If you’d like to volunteer to provide assistance to city- and state-run vaccination clinics, register with New York Cares or visit NYC – Volunteer Assistance. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit

If you lost a loved one to COVID-19 and need burial assistance, contact the BronxWorks COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.

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Latest Updates

Food Resources (UPDATED 7/8/2020)

In an effort to provide the community with vital services and resources during this time, the BronxWorks Community Health Programs is sharing the numerous food resources available to help those in need. Various restaurants and schools in the Bronx as well as BronxWorks sites are assisting the community by allowing children and families to visit their facilities during different times to receive a meal. Restaurants and food distributions will be assisting their communities as circumstances allow.

Click here for the full list.

Contact with any questions.

BronxWorks Senior Centers (UPDATED 3/31/2020)

New York City has closed all senior centers. There are no sit-down meals or activities.

Senior centers are no longer distributing Grab-and-Go meals. Meals will now be delivered by the New York City Department for the Aging.

If you are over the age of 60 and in need of food assistance, please either call 311 and ask for seniors’ food assistance or call Aging Connect at 212.244.6469

Cornerstone Community Centers (UPDATED 3/25/2020)

The BronxWorks Pyramid Cornerstone Community Center is closed.

The following Cornerstone sites are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

  • BronxWorks Betances Cornerstone Community Center
  • BronxWorks Classic Cornerstone Community Center
  • BronxWorks St. Mary’s Cornerstone Community Center

Programming has been modified, and we are limiting the number of children due to social distancing concerns.

ESOL Classes

Until further notice, all ESOL classes will be held online.
For more information, contact Noah Veloz, ESOL Program Coordinator, at 718.508.3112.