Kandake House

last updated 10/26/2016

Kandake House

Board Member at Greenhope Services

Location:
435 East 119th Street, New York City, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(212) 369-5100

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Greenhope Services for Women: About Us

Kandake House
In 2011, Greenhope developed and opened its new home, Kandake House, an eight-story, state-of-the art, "green" building that has 100-bed capacity ­ more than double our previous capacity ­ which enables us to serve 72 women in residence, 28 of whom are mothers with their children (ages 0-5years).

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Greenhope Services for Women, Inc. Announces the Opening of Kandake House
Greenhope Services for Women Greenhope Services for Women Announces the Opening of Kandake House New Facility Offers Holistic Programs & Services for Women Ex-Offenders Greenhope Services for Women ( www.greenhope.org) will open Kandake House, a substance abuse treatment center and alternative to incarceration residence in May 2011. Kandake House, located at 435 East 119th Street in East Harlem, will be home to 72 women, including 28 women with children, as well as Greenhope administrative offices. "Kandake" is the title for queens and queen mothers of the ancient African empire of Nubia. Kandake House reflects the organization's holistic, woman-centered treatment approach. Kandake House is the vision of Dr. Anne Elliott, Ph.D. Kandake is a "green" building, designed by Anthony K. Shitemi of Urban Architectural Initiatives of New York city and built by Galaxy Construction. The façade of Kandake House is a rich weave of metal, brick and stucco based on the colors and patterns of African textile Kente cloth. Kandake House offers elements unusual in ATI facilities, including: • Housing for mother and child. • "Uninstitutionalized" environment that empowers rather than manages residents. • Holistic approach, from healing arts to a doctor of alternative medicine. • Leadership with an exceptional vision and ability to implement. • Alumnae Association of successful graduates who can guide others.

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