News & Press Releases
To aid their mission in providing critical social services to residents of the Bronx, VIP Community Services will host their 2nd annual Hope on the Hudson fundraiser aboard a cruise ship embarking from Pier 81 in Manhattan on September 12. In addition to supporting existing services, this year’s event will benefit the launch of Pediatric […]
The Board of Directors of VIP Community Services Inc., a Bronx-based non-profit providing comprehensive medical, behavioral health, housing, and shelter services to the borough, is proud to announce the appointment of Debbian Fletcher-Blake as the agency’s next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Fletcher-Blake has served as VIP’s Chief Operations Officer (COO) and interim CEO during the […]
Assemblyman Michael Blake from our Assembly district attended a Tenants Association Meeting at one of our housing sites, Abraham Plaza, on May 8th, 2018. Abraham Plaza is located at 1870 Crotona Avenue, Bronx, NY.
Tino Hernandez, right, President and CEO of Samaritan Daytop Village, received the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Debbie Pantin, CEO of VIP Community Services.
On Thursday, March 15, 2018, our property manager, Kevin Alter, from Dougert Management Corp., was honored by the Bronx Chamber of Commerce with a luncheon for Irish Heritage at Rambling House for his contributions to his borough! Let’s congratulate Mr. Alter!
In honor of Women’s History Month, Carmen Rivera, VIP’s VP of Communications & External Affairs, participated in City Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson’s Women’s Fellowship Breakfast with guest speakers Corey Johnson, New York City Council Speaker, and Annabel Palma, Deputy Commissioner, Officer of Strategic Initiatives, NYC Dept. of Homeless Services.
On Monday, March 5, and Tuesday, March 6, 2018 VIP representatives will be advocating in Albany for high-quality, affordable Primary Care services!
Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, P.S. 211 Principal Tanya Drummond, VIP Community Services CEO Debbie Pantin, and artist Tova Snyder hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a large-scale mural at P.S. 211 in the Bronx. Read more»
VIP Community Services was featured on News12, highlighting its fight to reverse the opioid epidemic in the Bronx. News12: Health center looks to reverse opioid epidemic
On November 14th, VIP Community Services partnered with Neighborhood Action Center, Community Board 6 and Friends of Tremont Park to plant 1000 Daffodils in Tremont Park. Nine residents of our treatment center helped in the planting process. Flyer