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Participate in MSK’s Community Health Needs Assessment by June 30th

To better understand the major health challenges impacting the communities around us, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) survey. We ask you to take this 10-minute anonymous survey to offer feedback on the health needs that are most important to you and your…
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National Prevention Week (May 8-14): Raising Awareness of Preventing Substance Use and Promoting Positive Mental Health

National Prevention Week is a week-long observance used to raise awareness and action around the prevention of substance use as well as to promote positive mental health. National Prevention Week strives to boost community involvement, foster collaboration among public health organizations, and promote the spread of quality resources on substance…
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May is National Fitness & Sports Month

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/May-is-National-Sports-and-Fitness-Month-1080p-220330.mp4"][/video] National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, which takes place in May, is a time to recognize and promote physical activity and the advantages of sports participation. Physical activity is essential for good health and happiness, no matter your age. Getting active may improve overall fitness and…
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Congratulations to the 2022-2023 Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Winners

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, the New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund is pleased to announce that twenty-five (25) students have been awarded the Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. Each student will now receive a $3,500.00 per year scholarship, which…
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MSK Webinar 4/21/22: A Guide to Navigating Cancer Care Before and After a Diagnosis

Join MSK experts to learn about steps you can take to guide yourself or a family member through the cancer diagnosis process. Speakers will discuss important topics such as:  Access to care and selecting a provider or care facility Ways to manage and cope with the concerns or fears associated…
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What Type of Behavioral Health Professional is Right for You?

  [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Kinds-of-Behavioral-Healthcare-1080p-220413.mp4"][/video] There are many types of behavioral health professionals. Below is a listing of the types of professionals, including their areas of expertise and training, to help you select the type of treatment that is right for you. Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who have completed…
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Save The Date: 51st Graduating Apprentice Exhibits And Open House

The New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center will be holding its 51st Annual Graduating Apprentice Exhibits and Open House on April 13th, 2022. The graduating apprentices will participate in building projects for the trades of General Carpentry, Interior Systems, Dock Builder & Timbermen, Floor Covering Millwright and…
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NYCDCC Benefit Funds to Launch New and Improved Member Login for Viewing Personal Benefits

In an effort to improve the online experience of the NYCDCC membership, the Benefit Funds is pleased to announce that we will be launching a newly redesigned Member Login Portal next week. The official launch will mark the end of an arduous process undertaken to provide you a streamlined, easy-to-navigate…
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NOW AVAILABLE: Updated NYCDCC Welfare Fund Summary Plan Description (“SPD”) for Active/Retired Participants Working in Outside Construction and Shop Employment, and Active/Retired Permanent Staff

The Fund Office is pleased to announce that it recently completed a revised NYCDCC Welfare Fund Summary Plan Description (“SPD”) for Active and Retired Participants Working in Outside Construction and Shop Employment, and Active/Retired Permanent Staff (employees of the District Council, Local Unions, Benefit Funds, Hollow Metal Funds, and CCA…
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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

[video poster="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Screenshot-130.png" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/April-is-Alcohol-Awareness-Month.mp4"][/video] April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and this gives us an opportunity to think about our drinking habits and how alcohol affects our lives. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence ("NCADD") established National Alcohol Awareness Month in 1987. NCADD was formed by Marty Mann,…
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Prudential Retirement to be Acquired by Empower Retirement

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Prudential-Empower-Video-720p-220314.mp4"][/video]   There will be No Changes to your Annuity Account as a Result of the Acquisition New York City District Council of Carpenters (“NYCDCC”) Annuity Fund participants will soon be receiving communications from Prudential Retirement advising that it is nearing the completion of a business transaction…
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National Women in Construction Week

This week (March 6th-12th) is National Women in Construction Week, a week to promote women as an integral part of the construction industry. In addition to raising awareness of the opportunities available in the construction industry for women, this week also allows The National Association of Women in Construction’s (“NAWIC”)…
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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

[video poster="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/colorectal-cancer-awareness.png" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://nyccbf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Colorectal-Cancer-Awareness.mp4"][/video] The NYCDCC Welfare Fund and MSK Direct, a program that offers you guided access to expert cancer care, have once again collaborated to bring you cancer education and awareness. Since March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, we have decided to focus on providing you information…
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March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, all of us are encouraged to learn more about making informed food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. History "National Nutrition Week," initiated in March 1973, was…
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Quarterly Vacation Payments for March Scheduled to be Transmitted on or about March 1st

Please be advised that your "March" vacation payments, regardless of whether you are being paid via rapid! PayCard or direct deposit, will be transmitted on or about Tuesday, March 1st. You should check your balance by end-of-day on the 1st to confirm receipt of your payment. You can do so…
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REMINDER: How to Access LiveHealthOnline for Mental Health or Substance Use Assistance

If you or your dependent(s) are seeking outpatient services for mental health or substance use, please know that help is available and accessible from any electronic device with internet access. You can have a confidential virtual visit with a licensed clinician at www.LiveHealthOnline.com. Follow the steps below to access assistance through www.LiveHealthOnline.com:…
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NYCDCC Benefit Funds Expands Social Media Presence to Include Linkedin, YouTube, and Instagram

In an effort to continue growing our ability to communicate with you using as many viable venues as possible, the NYCDCC Benefit Funds is pleased to announce that we have launched Linkedin, YouTube, and Instagram pages. We believe that this social media expansion will allow us to communicate with you…
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Upcoming Webinar- A Guide to Navigating Cancer Before and After a Cancer Diagnosis

To improve access to high quality cancer care for all communities, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center experts will present A Guide to Navigating Cancer… Before and After a Cancer Diagnosis. Register here for the Webinar on Thursday, February 17th at 4pm ET. NYCDCC has a partnership with MSK Direct to provide members, and their families dedicated…
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Attention Participants: Your IRS Form 1095-B for 2021 is Available Upon Request

If you wish to obtain your IRS Form 1095-B for 2021, you may submit this request to the Fund Office in the following ways: Email: ACA1095B@nyccbf.org  Paper mail: ATTN- NYCDCC Welfare Fund, 395 Hudson Street, 9th Floor, New York, New York, 10014. Please note that the Fund Office is required…
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Mental Wellness in the Black Community

During Black History Month, the Members Education and Network for Dependency (“MEND”) program joins The National Alliance on Mental Illness (“NAMI”) to address mental wellness within Black communities. Sharing Hope is NAMI’s three-part video series that explores mental wellness among Black youth, families, and communities. You can view the videos…
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