This Summer 2021 Snapshot provides information collected from new parents in HFH’s four family residences. Over one in three clients at HFH family shelters are “new parents,” meaning they are pregnant or have a child who is under the age of two. This snapshot examines demographics, previous living accommodations, access to healthcare, and other data
From an Independent Project Lab to Virtual Craft Club, our Afterschool & Recreation programs have been uniquely positioned to safely continue supporting HFH's K-12 students while NYC schools are closed. A Safe Space for Tutoring & Independent Projects Social distancing and stay-at-home orders present unique challenges to students experiencing homelessness, many of whom
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Family Services staff at Williamsbridge designed a six-week workshop for parents to visualize the intersection of homelessness, mental health, unemployment, family, and love through the assembly of vision boards. According to staff, the workshop was intended to create "a safe place for clients to express their past sufferings and present distress through dialogue
As we settle into 2020, we'd like to take a moment to celebrate the HFH families, staff, and supporters who've guided and enriched our programming in 2019. With the number of families experiencing homelessness in New York City on the rise from approximately 8,000 families in 2004 to more than 12,000
March 2019 featured plenty of innovative programming, family events, and field trips. Check out our highlights from the month of March, and find out more about Chef Elena's Cooking Class and Mad Science's Workshop at Prospect Early Education Center.
Every Friday, parents at Saratoga come together for Ms. Laura's cooking class, where they learn family-friendly recipes that combine affordability with nutrition. The classes are also a chance for parents to enjoy themselves, exchange international recipes, and bond over food and family.
Teamwork, Determination, and Strength at the 6th Annual Schweid & Sons B-Ball and Burgers Tournament
Kids from Prospect, Saratoga, and Williamsbridge all came together for the 6th Annual Schweid & Sons B-Ball and Burgers tournament. With temperatures cooling down and rain clearing from the initial forecast, the day was perfect for all of the scheduled outdoor activities. Hosted by KidCare—a charitable, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to simply
Children from the Saratoga Early Childhood Education Center participated in the Children's Museum of Manhattan EatPlayGrow Curriculum. EatPlayGrow is an early childhood health curriculum developed in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The subject of this event was Move to the Beat, where the children learned the importance of physical activity