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
Staff at Williamsbridge took advantage of students' mid-winter recess to throw a belated Valentine's Day Party for students in Williamsbridge Recreation and Early Childhood Education Center. During school breaks, HFH K-12 Afterschool & Recreation programs adjust into a full-day program to accommodate parents' schedules. The Williamsbridge Wolverines expressed universal delight at the their
This past week, the 58th Session of the UN Commission on Social Development was held to focus on "Affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness". John Greenwood, Chief Operating Officer at Homes for the Homeless (HFH), and five other panelists addressed the issue of "Single mothers' vulnerability to homelessness
The Williamsbridge Wolverines and the Prospect Lions got in the fall spirit with an apple picking field trip to Dr. Davies Farm in Congers, NY. The kids had the chance to pick their own apples, enjoy apple cider and donuts, and even go on a hay ride.
Every year, Camp Recruiters build excitement for the upcoming HFH Summer Camps season by hosting Family Fun Days at all three HFH family residences. The events offer parents and kids the chance to enjoy fun giveaways, snacks, and activities while hearing from Camp Recruiters about HFH Summer Camps, which provide a free sleepaway
Every month, Education Specialist Bobby Valentin develops a new theme for Williamsbridge recreation. Last month, she taught the kids about film-making, culminating in the premiere of their own short film. Stay tuned for more clips of the WIlliamsbridge Wolverines' debut. Introducing...The Williamsbridge Wolverines!
Kids from all three HFH residences visited the Museum of the Moving Image in March to learn more about film, television, and digital media through interactive exhibits. For Williamsbridge Recreation, the field trip was the perfect preview to the theme of film-making, which they spent the month of April exploring with Education Specialist
Camper Recruitment continued for HFH Summer Camps 2019, with all three HFH residences hosting their annual Family Fun Day, featuring snacks, giveaways, and Camp Recruiters on hand to answer parents' questions, assist with camper applications, and spread the word about Camps Lanowa and Wakonda. Check out some highlights from Williamsbridge's 2019 Family Fun
Last month, the Williamsbridge Wolverines debuted their first film, featuring skits written, directed, and acted out by the kids themselves. With the help of Bobby Valentin, Education Specialist, the film premiere was a spectacular success for the stars and their proud parents alike. Stay tuned for our premiere of the Wolverines' debut.
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Williamsbridge Recreation learned how to make green-frosted scones and Irish potato candies with Robert Seixas, Director of Culinary Education, and Bobby Valentin, Education Specialist.