Events and Programs

We’re more than just your East Village community center.

We are committed to the development of the whole person and bettering people’s lives and strengthening individual and family connections by building an inclusive, vibrant, and sustainable communities.

Our community includes members, staff, teachers, trainers, artists, caregivers, families, and local business owners. The 14th Street Y hosts community events year round, many of which are open to the public.

Partner Programs and Events

NYU Langone Heart Health Lecture Series
Women’s Heart Health: Understanding Your Risk

Tuesday, February 28 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM
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What does a heart attack feel like for a woman? Do hormonal changes in pregnancy and menopause affect a women’s risk of cardiovascular disease?

Join NYU Langone cardiologists Anais Hausvater, MD, and Dennis A. Goodman, MD, to hear answers to the most commonly asked questions about women’s heart health. Dr. Hausvater highlights the issues unique to women and heart disease and explains how you can understand your heart attack risk.

This webinar is presented in recognition of American Heart Month and the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. We encourage you to invite a friend and be inspired to be a champion for women’s heart health.

Topics covered during this session include:

  • at what age women should be screened for heart disease
  • tests that are used to screen and diagnose women for cardiovascular disease
  • American Heart Association’s “Life’s Essential 8” and why heart disease prevention is important to prevent heart disease, stroke, and cancer
High Blood Pressure: All You Need to Know to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

Wednesday, March 22 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM
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High blood pressure is a major risk for heart attack, congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and stroke. Do you know your blood pressure and whether a home monitor is as reliable as a doctor’s reading? What are the best ways to treat high blood pressure and can it be reversed?

Join NYU Langone cardiologists William L. Blau, MD, and Dennis A. Goodman, MD to learn about the types and causes of hypertension and ways to minimize your risk for high blood pressure.

Topics covered during the session include the following:

  • the latest national guidelines on hypertension
  • new treatments and lifestyle changes that can help control high blood pressure
  • guidance on home blood pressure monitoring


Seeking VITA volunteers for free tax preparation at the Family Resource Center

January – April 2023 
Times: two-hour shifts from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday
Learn more here.

Manny Cantor Center’s Family Resource Center is an official VITA Site, helping low and moderate-income New Yorkers prepare their taxes.
Learn more about the roles and responsibilities, and express your interest by emailing Maisie Breit at

Community Resources

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Feeling uncertain, overwhelmed, anxious during COVID?

Bridging Access to Care’s Project Hope Program provides:

  • Individual COVID Crisis Counseling
  • Public Education Sessions
  • Group Support Sessions
  • Links to resources in NYC

Bridging Access to Care can provide virtual presentations on:

  • Recognizing common reactions to COVID
  • Building coping skills for the recovery process
  • Managing COVID related stress
  • Identifying and meeting children’s needs

Contact us at 929-201-5513
A program of the NYS Office of Mental Health
Funded by FEMA

Explore FREE courses, resources, and events!

Parent University is designed to empower you as an advocate and partner in your child’s education. All New York City parents and family members are welcome to enroll!

How to register:

  1. Visit
  2. Sign in with your NYC Schools Account or create a new account
  3. Choose a course from the Course Catalog tab
  4. Click Enroll
  5. Check your email for confirmation!

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We offer a variety of sustainable programs including a CSA, compost drop-off, and clothing recycling.

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Neighborhood Partners

14th Street Y members and staff can take advantage of discounts through our awesome Neighborhood Partners.

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