CARE CAFE: Free Presentations in a Casual Setting

Wurzweiler Care Cafe offers tools and hope to help you better negotiate challenges and move towards your full potential. Our respectful, responsive presentations and sensitive support empower you for healing and growth. Delivered in a friendly, comfortable cafe environment—full of good food plus great take-away resources and referrals—these strengths-based events fill your cup with practical know-how and emotional support around the issues that concern you most. Learn More

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 Councilmen

Councilmember Ulrich and Rodriguez


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