The Yellow Rose Prom Project

The Family Center is proud to announce that adolescent NYC girls, enrolled in high school and receiving our expert services, will benefit from a prom glam giveaway for the second year in a row. The Yellow Rose Project was created by Shauna Kamiel in an effort to honor her late mother and grandmother. When she toured The Family Center’s facility …

Pizza, Wine & Info with the LC on Tuesday, March 28th

The Family Center’s Leadership Council (LC) is hosting a pizza, wine & info session for prospective members on Tuesday, March 28th from 6:30 to 8 p.m at the offices of Tishman Speyer at 45 Rockefeller Center, where LC Co-Chair Simon Shewmaker works. The LC works tirelessly to support Family Center programming and was recently a critical force in launching our …

Family Center Client Featured in New York Times

The Family Center could not be prouder of each and every one of our grandparent caregivers -those mature New Yorkers, who have stepped up to the plate to care for their grandchildren, long after they have finished raising their own children. We are honored to work with them, share in their triumphs, and address their challenges with our expert services. …

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The Parenting Journey at TFC Starts this September!

Starting Friday, September 23rd, TFC is offering The Parenting Journey for parents and caregivers of minor children.  The Parenting Journey will give parents and caregivers the opportunity to examine their own parenting style, explore their strengths, and acquire new tools to help them be the best parent or caregiver that they can be.  The group is open, or accepting new members, …

Leadership Council Outfits TFC Students for Back-to-School

The Family Center Leadership Council would like to thank everyone who donated to their Back-to-School Supply Drive for our agency’s young students.  Thanks to Linedata, a NYC company that has also supports The Family Center’s annual Toy Drive, and numerous individual donors, children and teens, who receive services at our agency and are returning back to school soon, are well prepared …

Back-to-School Supply Drive launched by the Leadership Council

Known for throwing superb fundraising and volunteer events to benefit our client families, the Leadership Council is launching a new initiative this summer to collect and raise funds for back-to-school supplies for our client families’ children.  As our supporters enjoy the warm summer sun and all the fun outdoor activities that come with it, The Family Center’s Leadership Council is reminding …

Financial Literacy Brought to TFC Clients by the Leadership Council

On Saturday, June 25th, nine Family Center clients attended a pilot of a Budgeting Workshop that was created and conducted by three Leadership Council (LC) members and a Board member.  The push to bring financial literacy to our client families was initiated by LC member Zeynep Imre, who volunteered for a time as a mentor in our Buddy Program and noticed …

LWI Partners with the O’Neill Foundation

The Family Center’s Legal Wellness Institute (LWI) is delighted to announce that we are partnering with the O’Neill Family Foundation through The Continued Care Project, which will provide representation in 17-A guardianship matters for adults with mental retardation or developmental disabilities throughout NYC Surrogate Courts. Formal guardianship is crucial for families with a disabled adult in the home. Without it, caregivers cannot …

Judges And Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert Video Features TFC

The Family Center is honored to be featured in the Judges And Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert’s video that debuted at this valued funder’s gala on May 9th and is now up on their website. Click here to view the video on JALBCA’s website.

The Buddy Program in amNewYork

The Family Center Buddy Program was recently featured in an amNewYork article entitled “Volunteer in NYC: Where to lend a helping hand“ We are delighted that our signature volunteer program supporting the precious children and youth, receiving our services, is receiving this press!  Sign up to mentor today!