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HFH LEARN: Online Learning Resources

EDUCATIONAL WEBSITES Sesame Street in Communities: AGES 0-6. Activities, lessons, and videos on topics like washing hands, eating well, exploring emotions, and family bonding. En Español. Khan Academy: ALL AGES. Online courses on everything from preschool math to pre-college prep. Topics include ELA, history, science, and more. En Español. NYC Department of Education:

2020-04-07T11:00:32-05:00March 24th, 2020|
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Parents Create Vision Boards at Williamsbridge Family Services

Lucy Castro, Employment Specialist 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 Castro, the workshop was intended to create "a safe place for clients to express their past sufferings and present distress through

2020-03-12T13:55:44-05:00March 12th, 2020|

2019 Year-In-Review

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

2020-03-31T12:01:51-05:00March 12th, 2020|

Highlights of March 2019

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.

2019-04-04T14:48:41-05:00April 4th, 2019|

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

2018-10-04T09:51:07-05:00October 4th, 2018|

Move to the Beat

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

2017-07-26T18:57:25-05:00March 10th, 2017|