Update: Van Nest group home

Unique People Services was looking to create a group home for four young women with developmental disabilities here at 620 Baker St. in Van Nest.
Photo by Edwin Soto

An organization serving people with developmental disabilities is no longer looking to place a group home in the Van Nest neighborhood, as previously reported by the Bronx Times.

Unique People Services, who had presented the idea to house four women with disabilities at 620 Baker Avenue to Community Board 11, is not pursuing the purchase of the property, according to an email from CB 11 district manager Jeremy Warneke.

The public hearing regarding the issue has been cancelled.

Reach Reporter Jaime Williams at (718) 742–3383. E-mail her at jwilliams@cnglocal.com.

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