Testimony to Joint Hearing by NYC Council Committee on General Welfare and Committee on Civil and Human Rights

September 15, 2020 Presented by Alyssa Keil Director, HousingLink, New Destiny Housing Thank you for the opportunity to testify today. New Destiny Housing is a 26-year old nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness by connecting families to safe, permanent housing and services. New Destiny supports all of the legislation introduced […]


Introducing our new Executive Director

We are excited to share that Nicole Branca, Associate Commissioner, Community Services, at the NYC Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS), has been selected as New Destiny’s next Executive Director. She will begin her tenure on August 10, when Carol Corden, our Executive Director will be stepping down after 23 years of leading New Destiny. We […]


A Milestone – Topping Off The Bryant

We are just days away from “topping off” The Bryant — our 62‑unit service-enriched affordable project under construction in the Bronx. Construction now turns to the interior including partitioning and framing out the apartments and installing kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Thirty-seven apartments at The Bryant will be set aside for homeless domestic violence survivors coming […]


Construction at The Bryant

Construction at The Bryant, our 62-unit project currently under construction in the Bronx is making great progress. We’ve reached the 7th floor with one more floor to go. Inside they are framing the rooms, and installing bathtubs and door frames on some of the lower floors.


Reimagining Domestic Violence Services

By Carol Corden, Executive Director Recently, Governor Cuomo released the final report of the COVID-19 Domestic Violence Task Force, comprised of 27 national experts in domestic violence. The report set out to reimagine a more survivor-centered and culturally competent world for domestic violence survivors seeking services. The Task Force identified solutions that place the needs […]


Join Us – Take Action

By Carol Corden, Executive Director Since New Destiny’s launch, advocating for stable housing for low-income domestic violence survivors has been baked into our work. We recognized that homeless victims of domestic violence in New York City, disproportionately women of color, were a large but invisible segment of the homeless population without equal access to programs […]


Testimony to Joint Hearing by Committee on Finance and Subcommittee on Capital Budget

May 21, 2020 Presented by Brenda Tong, Deputy Executive Director, New Destiny Housing Corporation Thank you for the opportunity to testify today at this Joint Hearing regarding the capital budget of fiscal year 2021 on behalf of New Destiny Housing, a 26-year old nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness by […]


Testimony to Joint Hearing by Committee on Women and Gender Equity and The Committee on Public Safety

May 1, 2020 Presented by Alyssa Keil, Director, HousingLink, New Destiny Housing Corporation Thank you for the opportunity to testify today regarding the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on domestic violence in New York City.  My name is Alyssa Keil and I am the Director of HousingLink at New Destiny Housing Corporation, a 26-year old […]


Update – How We are Making a Difference

By Carol Corden, Executive Director As New Destiny adapts to the rapid changes resulting from COVID-19, I want to share how we are working to meet the needs of domestic violence survivors. We continue to monitor legislation and policies that impact low-income families and homeless domestic violence survivors and to update our Housing Resource Center  to […]


How We are Helping During COVID-19

By Carol Corden, Executive Director As the coronavirus spreads and most of our staff has moved to remote work, I wanted to share an update on the measures that New Destiny has implemented to maintain programming for the vulnerable individuals and families we serve. We are communicating through email, phone and text messaging so that we […]