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 …

TFC Adds More Integrated Services

The Family Center is thrilled to announce that we are launching a new program called a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic.  For the first time in our agency’s 26-year history, The Family Center will offer integrated primary medical care and substance use disorder services through this new program. In May, The Family Center learned that our application for a new …

Being Anti-Racist is Central to Trauma-Informed Care at TFC

The Family Center is thrilled to announce that our application to participate in The National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s upcoming Summit has been accepted. The Summit focuses on how being anti-racist is central to trauma-informed care, the exact kind of compassionate, professional care that our social workers, attorneys and other expert staff provide to clients and their families every day. …

Caregivers Celebrate 2019 & Kick Off 2020

Since The Family Center’s inception 25 years ago, we have been committed to supporting caregiver-headed families, or families in which children are being raised by someone other than their biological parents. In 2019, our expert social workers and clinicians facilitated three different support groups for caregivers raising minor children.  At the end of the year, these caregivers -aunts, grandmothers and …

The Yellow Rose Prom Project: Back in 2018

The Yellow Rose Prom Project is back for 2018!  The Family Center is once again delighted to partner with Shauna to provide a glamorous prom experience to a young woman who has lost her mother and is receiving Family Center services.Shauna conceived of The Yellow Rose Prom Project when she first toured The Family Center in December 2015 and learned …

Celebrate Keith’s Birthday & All-Around Awesomeness!

Keith is turning ferocious five on February 2, 2018!As a family, we decided that going forward into 2018, we are putting more emphasis on what’s really important in our lives which is quality time with our loved ones, more experiences, more kindness, less materialism, and being a blessing to others.Keith loves celebrating his birthday with his family and friends, eating …

The LC Presents The 2017 Holiday Party

Annually The Family Center serves 2,500 vulnerable NYC families with social, legal, and mental health services.  Our clients, most often living below the federal poverty level, strive to provide for their children despite their tremendous financial disadvantages. The inability to provide for their children along with affording daily living expenses can make the holiday seasons very difficult for our client …

TFC Brings Families & Community Members Together

As 2017 nears a close, The Family Center is working harder than ever to bring families and community members together.  We have a long list of groups meeting these days and wanted to share it. Groups that have been meeting for some time and will continue to meet include: Caregivers’ Corner provides support and resources to kinship families and adoptive …

Our 2017 Harvest Ball was a Great Success!

On Thursday, October 19th, Family Center Board members, Leadership Council members, honorees, supporters and staff gathered together to celebrate our Inaugural Harvest Ball!  The Family Center was delighted to be honoring long-time funder The Deerfield Foundation and long-time supporters Dr. Joseph Ruggiero and Ms. Bernadette Herward Davida.  The 2017 Harvest Ball Master of Ceremony was Emmy award-winning WABC7 journalist Lauren …