- Citymeals-on-Wheels – provides funding for weekend meals to homebound seniors, as well as emergency and holiday meals; holiday card program for homebound seniors, friendly visiting program and PAW Program for homebound seniors with pets
- NYC Department for the Aging – provides funding for weekday congregate meals and weekday home-delivered meals
- NYC Department of Homeless Services – provides funding for the provision of social services at the Encore 49 Residence
- NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – provides funding for social services at Encore 49 Residence
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – provided a capital grant to construct the Encore West Residence
- Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York – provides funding for special Projects needed for Encore’s housing and other services
Nonprofit Partnerships in Service Delivery:
- Westside Ecumenical Services for the Elderly (WEME) under Goddard Riverside Community Center – partners with Encore in preparing and delivering home-delivered meals to seniors on the upper Westside
- Henry Street Settlement (HSS) – Encore serves as a ‘subcontractor’ on HSS’s DFTA contract to deliver hot meals and catered Kosher meals to seniors in Community Board 5 on Manhattan’s Westside
- New York Foundation – provides case management for Encore’s homebound seniors in Community Board 5
- Project Pilot/Self Help – provides case management for Encore’s homebound seniors in Community Board 4.
- Isabella Home Care – provides nursing assistance at the Encore 49 Residence
- Self Help Special Family Home Care – provides nursing assistance at Encore 49 Residence
- Hospital Audiences, Inc. – provides musicians for birthday parties at Encore 49 Residence
Nonprofit Partnerships – Encore provides a worksite for young adults with developmental
disabilities. They deliver meals and provide assistance at the Center during the lunch program.
These young adults come from:
- Culinary Art Institute – Kitchen Aide
- NYC College of Technology – Nursing students at Senior Center
- Lehman College – Social Work students at Senior Center
- Fordham University – Social Work students at Senior Center
- Columbia University – Social Work students at Encore 49 Residence
Work and Community Service Partnerships
Programs that station people at Encore for long and short-term periods to assist with maintenance and food/kitchen service assisting with assorted tasks.
- Work Employment Program (WEP)
- Midtown Community Court
Nonprofit Organizations offering legal, financial and advocacy consultants:
- Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) – free monthly legal consultation for seniors
- Lawyers Alliance – pro bono legal consultation
- Council of Senior Centers and Services (CSCS)
Employees volunteer at the Senior Center serving meals or in other
- MUFG Union Bank
- Cravath Swaine and Moore
- Gray Line Tours
- Mizuho Corporate Bank
- Mizuho Trust & Banking Co.
- Morgan Stanley
- Mutual of America
- Ogilvy & Mather
- Sidley Austin, LLP
Other Relationships with Local Community Organizations:
- Clinton Association for a Renewed Environment (C.A.R.E.) – Encore staff member serves on its Board of Directors. CARE provides housing for moderate and low-income families and individuals, including the elderly.
- Clinton Housing Association (CHA) – Encore staff member serves on its Board. CHA provides housing for moderate and low-income families and individuals, including the elderly.
- Encore also has close relationships with The Broadway Association, The Shubert Organization,The Actors Fund, Theatrical Wardrobe Union and Local 751, Local 764, IATSE, Deloitte & Touche, Mayor’s Midtown Citizens Committee.