Bikur Cholim, Inc. (BC), a not-for-profit community based health services organization, established in 1981. BC is the largest single provider of behavioral health services in Rockland County and provides a variety of support services to hospital patients and their families in the Town of Ramapo, New York, particularly to the Orthodox and Hasidic Jewish enclaves in the village of New Square and the greater Monsey area, including food for the sick, volunteer transportation and visitation, free loans of medical equipment, comprehensive services and programs for children suffering from terminal illness, and health education. BC provides its services irrespective of age, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.
BC approached Leviticus Fund and DOF for a $1,000,000 loan to acquire and renovate a new health clinic in Monsey. Leviticus is the lead CDFI and we have a 50% participation in this loan.