8 Steps to Starting a Block Association

Prepared by Members of the Upper West Side Coalition of Block Associations & Community Groups

Congratulations on wanting to start a block association!

This is your first step in bringing neighbors together and creating a sense of community on your block. It also gives you a collective voice to call for change if there are issues that are affecting the quality of life for everyone.

Most of all, you’ll create a friendlier atmosphere and get to know your neighbors!

                      Goals of the first meeting should include:

For help starting your block association, reach out to us!