About Us

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.

Our Location

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

Tel:  212-569-6200
Fax: 212-567-5915

2022 Holidays and Observances

The Y will be closed on the following dates in 2022:

New Year’s Weekend:  Sunday, January 2
Monday, February 21, 2022 in observance of Presidents Day
Friday, April 15, 2022 Close at 3:30 p.m. in observance of Erev Passover
Sunday, April 17, 2022 in observance of 2nd day of Passover
Sunday, May 29, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day
Sunday, July 3, 2022 in observance of Independence Day weekend
Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of Independence Day
Sunday, September 4, 2022 in observance of Labor Day
Monday, September 5, 2022 in observance of Labor Day
Monday, September 26, 2022 in observance of 1st day of Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in observance of 2nd day of Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Close 3:30 p.m. in observance of Erev Yom Kippur
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 in observance of Yom Kippur
Thursday, November 24, 2022 in observance of Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 25, 2022 in observance of Friday Following Thanksgiving Day

Meet Our Team

Martin Englisher
Chief Executive Officer
menglisher@ywhi.org
212-569-6200 x212
Michael Fermaglich
Chief Operating Officer
mfermaglich@ywhi.org
212-569-6200 x210
Victoria Neznansky
Chief Development and Social Services Officer
vneznansky@ywhi.org
212-569-6200 x204
Martin Yafe
Chief Program Officer
myafe@ywhi.org
212-569-6200 x248
Stephen Chanelli
Chief Financial Officer
schanelli@ywhi.org
212-569-6200 x216