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Prospect Afterschool Celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month

To celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month, kids of all ages at Prospect afterschool had the chance to practice their brushing and learn about proper oral hygiene through fun and age-appropriate activities. Older students aged 10 to 17 in Prospect’s Big Brownstone and Future Link program completed an “egg-xperiment” using eggs, which have

2019-03-21T12:37:57-05:00March 20th, 2019|

Parents and Kids Get Creative at Saratoga’s Adult Art Show

In mid-February, families at Saratoga came together for an Adult Art Show featuring the work of participants in Saratoga recreation's adult art class. Parents and kids attending also completed a make-your-own journal activity, after which they filled their journals with reflections and drawings relating to the artwork on display.

2019-02-28T16:03:17-05:00February 28th, 2019|

HFH Staff Discover New Resources and Connections with Local Community Organizations

In early February, staff at HFH family residences had the opportunity to connect with representatives from local community organizations at two resource fairs, gathering information and resources that will help them to offer the best possible services to their clients at HFH family residences. Staff from HFH’s Bronx locations—Prospect and Williamsbridge—attended the first

2019-02-27T17:18:33-05:00February 27th, 2019|

Spotlight On: Rob Germosen

Every year, Rob Germosen, driver at Williamsbridge Family Residence, looks forward to socializing and celebrating with fellow staff and Williamsbridge residents at their annual holiday party. “I was with the cotton candy machine,” he recalls of the previous year’s event. That kind of enthusiastic participation is characteristic of Germosen’s welcoming presence at Williamsbridge.

2019-02-25T15:09:51-05:00February 22nd, 2019|

2018 In Review

2018 was a year filled with innovative accomplishments, partnerships, and initiatives. We strengthened existing parent programming like Family Works while launching unique new pilot programs like Babies and Brunch. Our after-school, recreation, and early childhood education staff continued to develop engaging new ways of sparking the imagination of children in

2019-02-11T08:07:27-05:00January 17th, 2019|

Prospect Afterschool Celebrates the Season at the Annual KidCare Holiday Party

At the annual KidCare Holiday Party, children from Prospect afterschool had the opportunity to celebrate the season with special treats, gifts, and activities, facilitated by KidCare volunteers and Prospect afterschool staff. The event offers the children a memorable start to the holiday season, and ensures that they have the opportunity to take full

2018-12-24T11:40:46-05:00December 26th, 2018|