Wurzweiler Care Cafe

Finding Community | Making Connections | Discovering Hope & Inspiration



The Spirit of Social Work in Action

Dr. Katherine Mitchell

The students have embodied Care Cafe, not only in their caring attention to the vast number of details involved in creating something new from the ground up, but in the enthusiasm, dedication and use of their individual talents to bring interesting, innovative programs to the five boroughs of New York City...

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How Care Cafe Was Born

Dean Wozniak

Maria Potsma in Amsterdam began a crusade to keep household appliances from the landfill by starting cafes where anyone could bring a broken toaster or blender and work with an expert to repair it. I read this and wondered, "Wouldn’t it be great if we had cafes to repair a broken heart or refresh a weary spirit?"...

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Thank You Councilmembers

Councilmember Ulrich and Rodriguez

Wurzweiler Care Cafe is possible due to the sponsorship and support of New York City Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez and  Chaim Deutsch, both of whom share our belief in the importance of community outreach.