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New York, NY
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
Social Assistance
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year


Lantern Community Services provides innovative social services to over 1,500 people living in our 14 supportive housing residences across New York City. Twenty years ago, we pioneered supportive housing for people living with HIV/AIDS, and we continue lead our field as one of ... Read more

Mission: Lantern Community Services champions the independence and well-being of New Yorkers who are impacted by or threatened with homelessness.

Lantern Community Services Reviews

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    "Case Manager"

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    Current Employee - Case Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Case Manager in New York, NY
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lantern Community Services full-time (More than a year)


    Benefits, time off, experience and great coworkers


    Funding for programs , better the actual office settings

    Advice to Management

    Change insurance

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Lantern Community Services Photos

Lantern Community Services photo of: Lantern Community Services staff and clients attend the 2016 NAMIWalk for mental health
Lantern Community Services photo of: Lantern staff and clients take a selfie in front of their work, displayed at MoMA
Lantern Community Services photo of: Staff at Lantern's all-staff park event in September 2016
Lantern Community Services photo of: Staff at Lantern's all-staff park event in September 2016
Lantern Community Services photo of: Staff at Lantern's all-staff meeting in June 2016
Lantern Community Services photo of: Staff set up Lantern's fresh food box program at one of our young adult buildings
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Lantern Community Services Interviews



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    Housing Transitional Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Lantern Community Services (New York, NY) in February 2016.


    i undergone three interview with the coo, cfo and director of property manager. both interviews were held separately and one other the phone. both interviews were very informative and provided great incite about the company. Lastly, I was able to visit the many sites within the company and meet the program director and some of the staff. I thought the overall interview was wonderful. The senior staff made me fee very comfortable during the interview process. I was hired after 3-4 weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • do i have vendor who can assist with finding housing? how do i feel about working with people with mental illness? do i mind traveling to meet with different brokers? why do i think i'll be the right for the job.   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Lantern's February newsletter highlights Black History Month and winter fitness activities

    News from Lantern: Black History Month, Facebook, and FAB-YOU-ary

    Read the latest from Lantern's programs, including an epic Black History Month Open Mic, a Kara-Walker-inspired artwork, and a fitness competition. Oh yeah, and we're finally on Facebook.

  • Chief Program Officer Leslie Abbey is now serving as Lantern Community Services' Interim Executive Director, while the Board undertake their search for a new Executive Director.

    Lantern says goodbye to a transformative Executive Director

    With both gratitude and sadness, Lantern Community Services announces that after three years of transformative leadership, Laura Lazarus will depart as Executive Director at the end of this month. From expanding the range and quality of services our clients receive, to strengthening the administration and governance of the organization, Laura leaves Lantern a stronger and more effective organization than ever before.

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Lantern Community Services Awards & Accolades

  • SAGECare Platinum Credential in LGBT Competency, SAGE (Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders), 2016
  • Partners in Preparedness, NYC Office of Emergency Management, 2016
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Pledges & Certifications

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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