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 …

Artist Angeli Rasbury Ensures Our Youth Voices Matter

Bed-Stuy artist, author and educator Angeli Rasbury has been working with The Family Center children and teens for the last two years.  Earlier this year, she conducted workshops through Our Voices Matter, a project supported by a grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council. Angeli says, “I am honored and immensely inspired working with children and youth.”  The Family Center is …

Love Takes Action at TFC

The Family Center is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a $50,000 Love Takes Action award from the New York Life Foundation.  This grant will allow us to continue serving NYC children and families impacted by trauma and loss, support which is now more essential than ever, as COVID-19 amplifies our clients’ challenges. “We are grateful for the …

TFC Attends the NCTSN Summit

Last month six members of The Family Center’s newly created Divisity, Equity and Inclusion team attended a half-day summit hosted by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). The summit, titled NCTSN Being Anti-Racist is Central to Trauma-Informed Care: From Awareness to Action, featured renowned author and former White House Fellow to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Dr. Wizdom Powell. …