VITA Tax Prep

In partnership with Le Moyne College and Cooperative Federal Credit Union, NEHDA is proud to sponsor free tax prep opportunities.

Clean up Cuse

We are proud to partner with the City of Syracuse to help beautify our Northside community. Gloves, bags, equipment and snacks are all provided. In 2017, we hosted three different cleanup sites: Hawley-Green, North Salina Street, and Rosehill.

Interested in volunteering at one of our sites, or starting your own cleanup location? Contact us at or 315-425-1032.

Neighborhood Meetings & Organizing 

NEHDA holds monthly meetings the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm at 101 Gertrude Street. Our meetings have a featured speaker and we discuss how we can continue improving our neighborhoods. This is a great way to meet your neighbors and get involved in positive solutions for your community.

Are you interested in organizing your neighborhood, but just don’t know where to start? Wondering if there are already neighborhood groups that you can assist? NEHDA is here to help. Contact us at 425-1032 or for more information.

Quality of Life Concerns/ Referrals

Have general concerns with a problem property or crime on your street?  Worried about a potential development?  Whether it’s Codes, Police, Nuisance Abatement or Community Mobilization, NEHDA is here to help. Reach out to us if you have and issues with foreclosure or emergency home repairs- our referral assistance can help. 

We are a simple call or email away at 425-1032 or

Community Policing

With help from our state delegation and neighbors, NEHDA was able to secure funding to provide camera’s for two Northside neighborhoods.  Additionally, NEHDA sponsors a Syracuse Police Department substation at its headquarters on Gertrude Street.

Community Events

We are proud to be part of the amazing Northside community. Throughout the year there are neighborhood brunches, community picnics, a winter holiday party, Christmas Caroling and so much more. Check out our Events Page for more information.

Historic House Tour

The Hawley-Green neighborhood was Syracuse’s first historic district. It contains 53 buildings that are considered architecturally significant. The House Tour offers guest the chance to see inside some of these historic homes, and learn the stories of the neighborhood.

Interested in having your building as part of the tour? Have a love of architecture/history and want to get involved? Contact Hiba at 425-1032 or  for more information.

Haunted Tour

The Haunted Tour was a 75 minute candlelight tour through the historic Hawley-Green neighborhood. We told ghostly tales in the city's most haunted area.  

Interested in having your haunted building as part of the tour? Like spooky things, and want to get involved?! Contact Hiba at 425-1032 or  for more information.

Volunteer opportunities

Looking to get more involved in your community; have a desire to help. Contact Hiba Attia at (315) 425-1032 or for further information.