About Us

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Welcome!

We are a community of hope and care, fostering a better quality of life. We support people in need, connecting people with critical services for all stages of life. We welcome people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and preferences, while nurturing the mind, body, and spirit.

There’s something for everyone at the Y. We hope to see you soon!

Learn more about our programs:

Our Vision

Established in 1917, the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood (the Y) is Northern Manhattan’s premier Jewish community center — serving an ethnically and socio-economically diverse constituency — improving the quality of life for people of all ages through critical social services and innovative programs in health, wellness, education, and social justice, while promoting diversity and inclusion, and caring for those in need.

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Our Location

YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Avenue, New York 10040

Tel:  212-569-6200
Fax: 212-567-5915

2023 Holidays and Observances

The Y building will be CLOSED:
Sunday, January 1, 2023 in observance of New Year’s Day
Monday, January 2, 2023 in observance of New Year’s Day
Monday, February 20, 2023 in observance of Presidents Day
3:30 PM CLOSE Wednesday, April 5th, 2023 in observance of Erev Passover
Thursday, April 6, 2023 in observance of 1st day of Passover
Friday, April 7, 2023 in observance of 2nd day of Passover
Sunday, May 28, 2023 in observance of Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 in observance of Independence Day
Sunday, September 3, 2023 in observance of Labor Day
Monday, September 4, 2023 in observance of Labor Day
3:30 PM CLOSE Friday, September 15, 2023 in observance of Erev Rosh Hashanah
Sunday, September 17, 2023 in observance of 2nd day of Rosh Hashanah
3:30 PM CLOSE Sunday, September 24, 2023 in observance of Erev Yom Kippur
Monday, September 25, 2023 in observance of Yom Kippur
Thursday, November 23, 2023 in observance of Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 24, 2023 in observance of Friday Following Thanksgiving Day
 
The Y building will be OPEN for the following holidays:
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 in observance of 7th day of Passover
Thursday, April 13, 2023 in observance of 8th day of Passover
Friday, May 26th, 2023 – 1st day of Shavuot
Sunday, October 1, 2023 – 2nd day of Sukkot
Sunday, October 8, 2023 – Simchat Torah

Meet Our Team

Martin Englisher
Chief Executive Officer
menglisher@ywhi.org
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Michael Fermaglich
Chief Operating Officer
mfermaglich@ywhi.org
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Victoria Neznansky
Chief Development and Social Services Officer
vneznansky@ywhi.org
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Stephen Chanelli
Chief Financial Officer
schanelli@ywhi.org
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Dr. Scott I. Taylor
Chief Program Officer
staylor@ywhi.org
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