CAMBA’s 150 integrated programs reach 45,000 individuals and families each year through Economic Development, Education and Youth Development, Family Support, Health, Housing and Legal Services.
Why We Exist
Many New Yorkers face daily hurdles like chronic homelessness, HIV/AIDS, language barriers, domestic violence, lack of necessary job skills and more. Since 1977, CAMBA has responded to community needs by creating individualized service-oriented programming.
What We Do
We offer integrated services and programs in: Economic Development, Education and Youth Development, Family Support, Health, Housing and Legal Services.
Who We Serve
We serve more than 45,000 individuals and families, including 9,000 youth, each year. Specifically, we help people of low-income; those moving from welfare to work; people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or transitioning out of homelessness; individuals living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS; immigrants and refugees; children and young adults; entrepreneurs and other groups working to become self sufficient. The majority of CAMBA’s clients live work and/or attend school in Brooklyn.
Who We Are
Our multi-faceted dedicated staff of over 1,300 speaks more than 50 languages and serves residents of diverse ethnic backgrounds, including recent immigrants and refugees from the Caribbean, the former Soviet Union, Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and elsewhere. Fifteen percent of our employees are also former clients, which allow us to truly connect with those we serve.
Where We Are
Our programs are run from over 60 locations
in New York City, mainly in Brooklyn, including more than 15 school-based programs. Some of our facilities are open 24/7.
Our experience shows us that, when provided with services and supports that are meaningful and culturally relevant, CAMBA’s clients make tremendous contributions toward building their own lives and their community.