Outreach Programs

The Norwood Nursery & DayCare

Project H.E.A.L. (Healing Environment Altering Lives)

Anonymous Groups




Norwood Nursery & DayCare

The Norwood Nursery, housed in The Undercroft of the church, offers program run by The Mosholu-Montefiore Community Center.  The Nursery has two main programs, one is a universal Pre-Kindegarden program, preparing 4-year olds for kindergarden.  It is sponsored by The Department of Education. 

The second program is DayCare for 3 and 4-year olds - hours:  8:00 a.m. til 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Fees and application procedures can be obtained by phoning The Norwood Nursery:   718-798-7504.


Project H.E.A.L.

Project H.E.A.L. ("Healing Environment Altering Lives")  at 3058 Bainbridge Avenue is housed in what was formerly the Rectory of the Church.  Holy Nativity is proud to be helping to sponsor this important community outreach and project.  Project H.E.A.L. is a community initiative of The Montefiore AIDS Center.  This project is a multifaceted HIV Prevention Program for women.  The goal is to help all who attend its programs to develop skills needed to negotiate safer sex and reduce high risk behaviors that may lead to HIV-infection.  A bilingual staff is culturallly sensitive and non-judemental.  All participants are respected as individuals with unique needs.  A safe, clean and supportive environment is provided by a professional staff which offers education, counseling, crisis intervention and a wide variety of other services and programs.  Questions regarding hours of operation and additional information regarding programs can be answered by phoning the site:  718-231-3296.


Holy Nativity is pleased to sponsor and provide meeting space for several traditional 12-step Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous groups.  Both groups not only address the immediate predicament of alcohol and other drug related addictions, but the social and cultural issues often accompanying these personal and family problems.  All groups not only address their immediate concerns, but related medical and social situations, as well. Groups may be composed of men or women, or a combination of both, depending upon the group and its interests and related areas of concern.

Narcotics Anonymous groups meet on Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon and Sunday evenings. 

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held on Saturday evenings and Monday evenings.

For more information, please phone the Church Office:  718-652-5853.