News & Announcements

For Media Inquiries:  James Darden, Office of Advancement and Communications, jdarden@lsny.org212-870-1100

LSSNY Tackles Social Justice

“It’s been the tipping point for the nation but for me it’s long overdue.” — Marie Louis, MSW, Clinical Supervisor, The New LIFE School On Memorial Day, May 25, the name George Floyd became etched into the minds of the American psyche when he died beneath the knee of...

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LSSNY’s Unsung Hero Hylkije Halili

“I have always loved helping others in any way that I can,” says Hylkije Halili, Program Coordinator for LSSNY’s New LIFE Center of Long Island. Since volunteering with our refugee program in 1999, she has worked with both our foster care and hunger...

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Early LIFE Distance Learning

We are so proud of our Early LIFE families for engaging in distance learning during the pandemic! We bought and sent school supplies to every family in the program. From tablets provided by the NYC Department of Education to blackboards and virtual graduations, we...

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The New LIFE School’s Barbershop Makeover

Snip, snip, snip goes the scissor…buzz, buzz, buzz goes the buzzer… Typically, these are the sounds of our barbering program at The New LIFE School in the Bronx, a therapeutic school which serves special needs students age 8-21 (grades 3-12). These days, due to COVID,...

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LSSNY’s Unsung Hero: Sandra Bisono

It’s “not just doctors and nurses” on the front lines, says Fordham University’s alumni magazine. “Everybody’s thanking doctors and nurses, but they forget about the other care providers,” says alumna Victoria Cipollone, a physician assistant in cardio-thoracic...

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LSSNY’s Unsung Hero: Yannick Daley

Frontline workers such as nurses and police officers keep all of us safe, but who’s watching their children? Centers like the Rose Hill Pre-K Center are open for children of essential workers, and our employee Yannick Daley, Head Teacher at Early LIFE Watson, has...

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The New LIFE School: Teacher Appreciation

Yajaira Lopez Forget the old paradigm of a child not wanting to go to school. COVID-19 has changed all that. According to The New LIFE School’s Special Education teacher Yajaira Lopez, “the students need the school and love coming to the school. They say they prefer...

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