Kayla Runs the NYC Marathon & Fundraises for TFC

A NYC speech pathologist working with children, Kayla has seen first-hand the devastating impact of this pandemic on our City’s children. With 95% of Family Center children living in poverty before Covid, they need more support than ever before. Kalya is running the NYC Marathon in support of our children as they recover and heal from the traumas of the …

LWI

Welcome Legal Interns!

The Family Center Legal Wellness Institute welcomed four interns to their team at the start of this summer. Two of four LWI summer interns at TFC’s staff garden party. Susannah Howe is a student at Yale Law School and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy from Brown University. Rachel Marc is a student at Brooklyn Law School and has …

Groups are Creating

Creative groups are a hallmark of what distinguishes The Family Center as community where clients are encouraged to use their voices. Recently, Bed-Stuy artist, author, and educator, Angeli Rasbury, led a creative writing group for our caregivers, Family Center clients raising children not biologically theirs.  Caregivers wrote down their thoughts based on specific cues given by Angeli and then discussed …

YAB Goes to Coney Island

The Family Center’s Youth Advisory Board met for the first time in-person since 2020! We thanked these youth leaders by taking them to Coney Island. Enjoy the photos and video below.

TFC Shares Our HIV Expertise with NYS

The Family Center has been designated a NYS Center of Expertise for HIV & Older Adults and a NYS Center of Expertise for Hepatitis C & HIV. Thanks to a grant from the NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute, we are proud to share our expertise with our community and NYS in these specialized areas of care.  As a Center …

Pilates People Supports The Family Center

Thank you for donating $400 while working out with Pilates People!! Sunday, March 28th Pilates People raised $400 by hosting a lively donation based, virtual pilates class. The 45-minute class was open to all fitness levels and taught by Pilates People creator, Cassandra. We are tremendously grateful to the generous women at Pilates People, who recently celebrated their one year …

TFC Teams Up with Pilates People

We are delighted to announce a partnership with Pilates People!! Sunday, March 28th at 10am Pilates People is hosting a virtual, donation-based class supporting The Family Center’s work. Pilates People was founded in March of 2020 as a way to keep people connected and moving. We’re here to bring the joy of the studio into the comfort of your own …

Toy Drive Wonder Prevails in 2020

To keep our client families and donors safe this 2020 holiday season, The Family Center conducted our first-ever virtual Toy Drive.  It was a great success with many individuals, companies, schools and faith-based groups participating!  (Photos above taken pre-Covid.) A special thank-you to the following: The Ad Council Goldman Sachs Kane Street Synagogue LinkedIn Families Liquidnet for Good MGNY Consulting …