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elizseton-medalWe invite you to contact us to learn more about the Sisters of Charity of New York. You are welcome to send an e-mail; just click on the following link: emcgovern@scny.org

You may contact us via mail:
Attention: Sister Mary Ellen McGovern, SC, Regional Coordinator

Mailing Address
Sisters of Charity Center
6301 Riverdale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471-1093

Phone 718.549.9200
FAX 718.884.3013

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Directions

The Sisters of Charity Center is located on the main campus of the College of Mount Saint Vincent in suburban Riverdale, New York, just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.


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Travel by Car

From the West (New Jersey, Pennsylvania):
Take the George Washington Bridge. Exit for Henry Hudson Parkway North. Northbound, take Exit 22, West 253rd Street. Turn right at the stop sign and bear right over the parkway to Riverdale Avenue. Follow Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

From the South (Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan):
Head north on Manhattan's West Side Highway to the Henry Hudson Parkway North. Northbound, take Exit 22, West 253rd Street. Turn right at the stop sign and bear right over the parkway to Riverdale Avenue. Follow Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

From the East (Long Island, Queens):
Take the Throgs Neck or Whitestone Bridge to the Cross Bronx Expressway. Exit at Rosedale Ave/Bronx River Parkway. Take the Bronx River Parkway North to the Mosholu Parkway. Turn right at the light and take the Mosholu to the Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take Exit 22, West 254th Street. Turn left at the stop sign and go one block to Riverdale Avenue. Turn right and follow Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

OR take the Triboro Bridge to Major Deegan Expressway to Exit 11, Van Cortlandt Park South. Bear right off the expressway to Broadway. Turn right on Broadway to 261st Street. Turn left on 261st Street to Riverdale Avenue. Turn right and follow Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

From the North (Upstate NY, New England):
Take the NY State Thruway, the Taconic State Parkway, Sprain Brook Parkway, Bronx River, or Hutchinson River Parkway South to the Cross County Parkway West. Continue to the Saw Mill River Parkway South to the Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take Exit 22, West 254th Street. Turn left at the stop sign and go one block to Riverdale Avenue. Turn right and proceed north on Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

Travel by Public Transportation

You ultimately want a bus that stops at the College of Mount Saint Vincent campus gate at Riverdale Avenue at West 263rd Street at the Bronx / Yonkers city line on the west side.

Subway
Take the northbound A train (8 Avenue express subway) to West 207st Street, the last stop. Catch the northbound city line bus #7 on Broadway at Isham Street / West 211st Street to the last stop at the campus gate.

OR

Take the northbound #1 train (Broadway - 7th Avenue local subway / elevated train) to the West 231st Street stop at Broadway. Catch the northbound city line bus #7 or #10 (at the Chase Bank corner) to the last stop at the campus gate.

Bus (from Manhattan):
MTA express buses connect two sections of Manhattan to the northwest Bronx (AKA Riverdale). The schedules, routes and stops are available online:

Midtown Manhattan
BxM1 bus starts at E. 33rd St. on 3rd Ave.
BxM2 bus starts at W. 35th St. on 6th Ave.

Lower Manhattan/the Battery
BxM18 bus starts at Greenwich St. & Battery Pl.

Bus (from the Bronx)
MTA local buses #7 and #10 stop at the campus gate. Both buses stop at Broadway and West 231st Street, an intersection serviced by many other public buses and the #1 subway line.

Bus (from Westchester)
Westchester County Bee-Line bus #8 also stops at the campus gate. It is only a few blocks from the Yonkers train station stop to Getty Square (on South Broadway at New Main St) where you can catch the southbound #8 bus. The Getty Square area is a hub also serviced by other Bee-Line buses.

Contact Information

Communications Liaison Sr. Mary Ellen McGovern, SC Regional Coordinator Email: memcgovern@scny.org Phone: 718-549-9200 Ext. 207

Communications/Public Relations Director of Communications Elena Miranda Phone: 718-549-9200 Ext. 245

Sisters of Charity Archives Sr. Maryellen Blumlein, SC Archives Manager Phone: 718-549-9200 Ext. 270

Director of Development Anne Marie Gardiner Phone: 718-549-9200 Ext. 239

Vocations Sr. Mary McCormick, SC Phone: 718-549-9200 Ext. 302

Associate Relationship Sr. Mary Ann Daly, SC Regional Coordinator Phone: 718-549-9200 Ext. 206

Volunteers Sr. Mary Lou McGrath, SC Phone: 718-549-9200 Ext. 244

Human Resources Director of Human Resources Sharon Dosin, PHR Email: hrinfo@scny.org Phone: 718-549-9200 Ext. 237