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You’ve Heard of Book Club, What About Job Club?

Book clubs are a way for friends, colleagues, or even strangers to get together to form a community around a common book. Well, at our Prospect Family Inn, the new Job Club, is a way for a community of parents who are temporarily residing in shelter to get together around a common theme--jobs. But

September 22nd, 2017|

Clifford Takes a Trip

In celebration of this month’s Universal Pre-K Big Red Reading book, Clifford Takes A Trip, the sites took their classes on a small Scavenger Hunt-style “trip" around the building (due to inclement weather outside). Clifford pictures were hung inconspicuously around the buildings, and children searched for all the little Cliffords trying to count how many they

March 24th, 2017|

Dr. Seuss Day

Dr. Seuss' birthday is March 2, and each year the kids in our after school programs celebrate with Dr. Seuss themed crafts!

March 2nd, 2017|

Chess Help at The Prospect

Learning how to play chess has numerous benefits for children including improved academic performance, strategic thinking, and self-confidence. At the Prospect Family Inn, older kids in the Futurelink after-school program (ages 12-17) volunteered to teach chess to the younger children in the Big Brownstone after-school program (ages 5-11).

March 16th, 2016|

Mad Science at The Prospect

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects are a key component of our after-school programs. As part of our fall curriculum, children in our Big Brownstone after-school program participated in Mad Science, where once a week children learn STEM subjects like robotics through a variety of exciting hands-on

November 19th, 2015|

Halloween with MUFG

Children in our Prospect and Saratoga Early Education Centers took a mini-field trip to MUFG offices in Manhattan where they went “cubicle to cubicle” instead of “door to door” trick or treating. One of our goals at HFH is to make the children at our sites

October 29th, 2015|

Life Lessons: Learning On and Off the Yoga Mat

Yoga helps those who practice it learn about themselves, cope with stress, improve concentration, and much more. These valuable life lessons are particularly important for homeless and at-risk youth. That’s why Homes for the Homeless offers yoga (taught by Lineage Project) to students in its FutureLink after school program at the Prospect

March 1st, 2015|