Other NYC Quaker Organizations
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice as a practical expression of faith in action. AFSC maintains The New York Healing Justice Program and The New Jersey Prison Watch Program.
Penington Friends House
Penington Friends House has, since 1897, offered an intergenerational, multicultural residential community based on Quaker values. Located at 215 E 15th St in Manhattan, they offer short stay guest rooms, slightly longer sublets, and long-term residency for Quakers and friendly people.
Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO)
QUNO, a department of AFSC, works with people in the United Nations, multilateral organizations, government delegations, and non-governmental organizations, to achieve changes in international standards and practice in support of peace and social justice.
Youth Service Opportunities (YSOP)
YSOP provides volunteer service-learning experiences to students and other groups in New York City and Washington, DC, partnering with community agencies to provide food and housing assistance to individuals and families suffering from homelessness.
Women’s Prison Association (WPA)
The WPA was founded by abolitionist Friends of the New York Quarter in 1845 to support women impacted by the criminal justice system. They operate the Sarah Powell Huntington House, a residency allowing homeless formerly incarcerated women to reunite with their families.