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  • Resource

    Guide

    for

    NYC Families

    September 2014

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    TABLEOFCONTENTSFATHERHOODPROGRAMS2

    EDUCATION12

    PARENTINGSUPPORT/HOMEVISITING/CASEMANAGEMENT19

    CHILDSUPPORT24

    HOUSING27

    IMMIGRATION33

    JOBTRAINING37

    FORMERLYINCARCERATED41

    LYFECENTERS(DOE)41

    MENTALHEALTH&SUBSTANCEABUSE61

    FOODASSISTANCE&NUTRITION72

    RECREATION76

    HELPFULCRISISHOTLINES76

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    FatherhoodProgramsTheBronxCenterforCourtInnovationsBronxCommunitySolutions215East161stStreetRoom212Bronx,NY10451(718)6182490www.courtinnovation.orgOnparole;Drugtreatment,transitionalemploymentandvocationalservices,healthcareandmentalhealthtreatmentandotherservices.BronxWorks:StrongFathers,StrongerFamilies391East149thStreetBronx,NY10451(718)9938880www.striveinternational.orgLowincomefathers.WorkforceDevelopment,EmploymentServices,SkillsTraining,Parenting&HealthyRelationshipEducation,ChildSupportCaseManagement,LegalSeminarClaremontNeighborhoodCenters,Inc.489East169thStreetBronx,NY10456(718)5881000http://www.claremontneighborhoodcenters.org24andup;Groupandindividual/familycounseling,mediation/conflictresolution/training,parentingskills,educationalworkshops,familybudgetandconsumereducation,visitationarrangements,andmentoring.Theyalsoofferaneightweeksummercampforchildrenoffatherhoodprogramparticipants,ages512yearsold.

    FriendsofIslandAcademyParksideCommunityCenter2910/2972BronxParkEastBronx,NY10467(212)7600755www.foiany.orgWorkshops,counseling,support,employment,parentingclasses,angermanagement.FriendsofIslandAcademySite:Friends2Fathers2910/2972BronxParkEastBronx,NY10467www.foiany.org25andolder,workshops,counseling,support,employment,parentingclasses,&angermanagement.

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    MercyCenter377East145thStreetBronxNY10454(718)9932789www.mercycenterbronx.orgFatherhoodSupport:CaseManagement(inEnglishandSpanish)OsborneAssociation809WestchesterAvenueBronx,NY10455(718)7072600http://www.osborneny.orgReturninghomefromprisonorjail;Supportfathersastheyworktodeepenconnectionstotheirchildren,partners,and/ortheirchildrenscaregivers.IndividualandfamilycounselingMediationandconflictresolutiontrainingWorkshopsonimprovingparentingskillsAssistancewithissuesofchildsupportandarrangingchildvisitationPeercounselingandfathertofathermentoringGEDand/orESOLclassesorreferralsEmploymentcounselingandreferralsCollegepreparationSouthBronxConcernedCitizensInc.FathersFirst1019AvenueofSaintJohnsBronx,NY10455(718)6207131www.sbccinc.netSupportgroups,educationandadvocacytofathers.StriveInternational(BronxWorks)391East149thSt,Suite520Bronx,NY10455(718)9938880www.striveinternational.orgStrongFathers,StrongFamiliesWorkforcedevelopment,SkillsTraining,Parenting&HealthyRelationshipEd,peerworkshops

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    VisitingNurseServiceofNewYorkBronxFatherhoodProgram107East70thStreetBronx,NY10021(718)7427100FathersFirst(718)3187690www.vnsny.orgFirsttimefathers,16and24.Providesworkshopsonparentingskills,childdevelopment,angermanagement,legalcounseling,andjobreadiness.BrooklynBrooklynFamilyDefenseProject177LivingstonSt,7thFloorBrooklyn,NY11201(347)5922500www.bfdp.orgLegalrepresentationtoprotectparentsdueprocessrightswhilepromotingaccesstotheservicesnecessarytobuildsafeandstablefamilies.HealthyStartBrooklynBrooklynMaleInvolvement485ThroopAveBrooklyn,NY11221(646)2535607Outreachandcasemanagement,activitiestoimproveparentchildandfamilyrelationships,andhelp.CatholicCharitiesManUp440WatkinsStreetBrooklyn,NY11201(347)9150530www.ccbq.org1624yearsold,noncustodialandunemployed.Counseling,jobreadinessandparentingclasseswhichfocusonengagingfathersintheirchildrenslives;aswellassummeremployment,afoodpantryandangermanagementandlifeskills.CatholicCharitiesNeighborhoodServices,Inc.191JoralemonStreetBrooklyn,NY11201(718)7226001www.ccbq.orgCounseling,jobreadinessandparentingclasseswhichfocusonengagingfathersintheirchildrenslives;aswellassummeremployment,afoodpantryandangermanagementandlifeskills.

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    CatholicCharities:ProjectBridge52WilsonAve.Brooklyn,NY11237(718)6281905www.ccbq.orgCounseling,jobreadinessandparentingclasseswhichfocusonengagingfathersintheirchildrenslives;aswellassummeremployment,afoodpantryandangermanagementandlifeskills.CenterforCourtInnovationCrownHeightsCommunityMediationCenter:256KingstonAve.Brooklyn,NY11213(718)7736886www.courtinnovation.orgOnparole;Drugtreatment,transitionalemploymentandvocationalservices,healthcareandmentalhealthtreatmentandotherservices.CenterforCourtInnovation:GreenpointYouthCenter176JavaStreetBrooklyn,NY11222(718)4926925www.courtinnovation.orgChildrenofPromise600LafayetteAve,6thFloorBrooklyn,NY11216(718)4839287www.cpnyc.orgChildofanincarceratedparent.Providessupport,mentoring,andafterschoolactivitiesforchildrenofanincarceratedparent.CoalitionforHispanicFamilyServices315WyckoffAvenue,4thFloorBrooklyn,NY11237(718)4976090www.hispanicfamilyservicesny.org24yearsandolderIndividualandgroupcounseling,visitation,partnermediation,parentingclasses,andangermanagementworkshops.

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    CounselingServicesofEDNY180LivingstonStreet,Suite301.Brooklyn,NY11201(718)8586631www.csedny.org1825involvedinthecriminaljusticesystem;alternativetoincarceration,drugcounseling,fatherhoodclasses.EnhancedEmploymentInitiativeEACNYCTask175RemsenStreetBrooklyn,NY11201(718)2379404www.eacinc.org18+withchildren.ExoffendersonlywhoarereferredbytheDAsoffice.Employmentforoffenders,Supportiveworkshop,JobPlacementandreferral.Family,Fathers&Children563SterlingPlaceBrooklyn,NY11238(718)2879044Contact:EllenEdelmaneedelm@aol.comFamily,Fathers&Childrenprovidesmentoringandcookingservicesforchildrenwithincarceratedfathers.Family&CommunitySupportServices1195St.MarksAvenueBrooklyn,NY11213(718)7713136Family&CommunitySupportServices:Beacon1137HerkimerStreetBrooklyn,NY11233Family&CommunitySupportServicesprovidesyoungfathers1624yearsoldwithindividual,familyandgroupcounseling,parentingclassmanagementclasses,mentoring.LegalInformationforFamiliesToday(LIFT)32CourtStreet,Suite1208Brooklyn,NY11201(646)6139633www.liftonline.org24yearsandolder.Individual/familyandgroupcounseling,angermanagementworkshops,mediation/conflictresolutiontraining,parent/childrearing

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    NYCHAResidentTrainingAcademy787AtlanticAvenue,2ndFloorBrooklyn,NY11238(718)289810018andolder,authorizedmemberofaNYCHAhousehold.Trainingandemploymentservicesandopportunitiestoresidents.StreetNickAlliance:WorkforceDevelopment790BroadwayBrooklyn,NY11206(718)3022057www.stnicksalliance.orgJobtraininginEnvironmentalRemediationTech,CommercialDriversLicense(CDL),PestControl,fatherpeergroupTheOsborneAssociation:FatherhoodInitiative175RemsenStreet,6thFloorBrooklynNewYork11201(347)505.6629www.osborneny.orgManhattanTheAkiraCenter:FathersF1rstProgramTheDreamCenter203205West119thStreetNewYork,NY10027(917)7012708akiracenter.orgWeeklyparentingworkshops,groupcounseling,individualcounseling,referralsandadvocacyforfathers.CenterforCourtInnovationFundfortheCityofNewYork520EighthAve.18thFloorNewYork,NY10018(646)386310024yearsandolderIndividual/familyandgroupcounseling,peerorfathertofathermentoring,mediation/conflictresolutiontraining,parentingclasses,familybudgetandconsumereducation,visitationarrangements,educationalandemploymentcounseling,collegepreparation,educationalworkshops,jobreadinessandemploymentassistance.

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    CenterforCourtInnovationMidtownCommunityCourt314West54thStreetNewYork,NY10018(646)2641300TheCenterforCourtInnovationprovidesfathers24yearsandolderwithindividual/familyandgroupcounseling,peerorfathertofathermentoring,mediation/conflictresolutiontraining,parentingclasses,familybudgetandconsumereducation,visitationarrangements,educationalandemploymentcounseling,collegepreparation,educationalworkshops,jobreadinessandemploymentassistance.ConnectNYC:MeninDialog/HombresDialogando3West29thStreetNewYork,NY10001(212)6850015www.connectnyc.orgConnectNYCofferspeertopeereducationformen/fathers,monthlymensroundtable,DVeducationforworkersandservicesformenandwomen.NYCAdministrationforChildren'sServicesCHIPP(ChildrenofIncarcerationParentsProgram,)150WilliamStreetNewYork,NY10016(212)6769270www.nyc.govIncarceratedparentsandyouth;helpfacilitatingparent/childvisits,siblingvisits,andcaseconferences.CUNYBlackMaleInitiative:www.cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/bmi.htmlUnderrepresentedgroupsandformerlyincarceratedindividualstoenrollincolleges,accesstocollegeprepGEDcourses,andasurveyofworkforcedevelopmentopportunitiesunNewYorkCitysconstructionindustry.LegalInformationforFamiliesToday(LIFT):32CourtStreetSuite1208Brooklyn,NY11201(646)6139633(212)3431122www.liftonline.org24yearsandolderIndividual/familyandgroupcounseling,angermanagementworkshops,mediation/conflictresolutiontraining,parent/childrearingclasses,visitationarrangements,educational/career/employmentcounseling,andfamilybudgetingservices.

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    NeighborhoodDefenderServiceofHarlem317LenoxAve.10thFloorNewYork,NY10001(212)6850015www.ndsny.orgFormerlyincarcerated;Individual/familyandgroupcounseling,parentingclasses,peercounseling,fathertofathermentoring,mediation/conflictresolutiontraining,familybudgetandconsumereducation,visitationarrangementsandemploymentassistance.TheNorthernManhattanPerinatalPartnership,Inc127West127thStreetNewYork,NY10027(212)6652600Noncustodialparents24yearsandolder;Individualandfamilycounseling,parentingclasses,employmentassistance,malegroupmeetings,andempowermentworkshops.SEEDCOParentSupportPilot915Broadway17thFloorNewYorkNY10011(212)2941335/(212)4730255www.seedco.orgEmploymentassistance,workforcedevelopment,work&familysupportservices,andcasemanagementservices.STRIVEDadsEmbracingFatherhood240East123rdStreetNewYork,NY10035(212)3601100/(646)3350835striveinternational.org/strivenewyork/fatherhood/Workshops,employmentservices,training(parentingskills,relationshipsandfatherhood),casemanagement,fatherhoodcounseling,careerdevelopment;jobplacementassistanceandenhancementactivities(plannedactivitiesforfathersandtheirchildren).UnionSettlementAssociation:WashingtonHousesCommunityCenter17753rdAve.(98thStreet)NewYork,NY10029(212)8286000(646)2455076www.unionsett.orgYoungfathers;Individualandfamilycounseling,groupcounseling,peercounseling,fathertofathermentoring,parentingskillstraining,mediation/conflictresolutiontraining,visitationarrangementsandjobreadiness.

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    YouthatRisk25W36thStreet8thFloorNewYorkNY10018(212)7914927www.nyyouthatrisk.orgCurrentandexpectingfathers16to25;Educationalworkshops,individual&groupcounseling,peersupport,mentoring,jobassistance,vocational&educationalsupport,parentingclasses,conflictmediation,GEDtutoring&prepandfinancialliteracy.SEEDCOParentSupportPilot915Broadway17thFloorNewYorkNY10011(212)2941335/(212)4730255www.seedco.orgProvidesemploymentassistance,workforcedevelopment,work&familysupportservices,andcasemanagementservices.QueensAmericanFamilyCommunityServices,Inc.7605RooseveltAv.2ndFloorJacksonHeights,NY11372(718)6398370www.americanfamilyny.orgDVworkshops,angermanagement,parentingskills,citizenshipworkshops.CenterforCourtInnovation:QUESTProgram14918JamaicaAve.Jamaica,NY11435(718)2334014www.courtinnovation.orgTheCenterforCourtInnovationoffersindividual/familyandgroupcounseling,peerorfathertofathermentoring,mediation/conflictresolutiontraining,parentingclasses,familybudgetandconsumereducation,visitationarrangements,educationalandemploymentcounseling,collegepreparation,educationalworkshops,jobreadinessandemploymentassistance.CUNYFatherhoodAcademyLaGuardiaCommunityCollege2010ThomsonAve.LongIslandCity,NY11101(718)7307336www.lagcc.cuny.edu1824,unemployedorunderemployed.GED,collegeprep,workexperiencethroughparttimejob/internship,parenthood,healthandfinancialliteracy.

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    FortuneSociety2976NorthernBoulevardLongIslandCity,NY11101(212)6917554http://fortunesociety.org/Priorcriminalrecord;Freelegalhelpwithcourt/familycourtcases,onstaffattorney,childsupportworkshops,GEDclassesandindividual/groupcounseling.

    Forestdale,Inc.6735112thStreetForestHills,NewYork11375(718)2630740http://forestdaleinc.org/ReferredfromFamilyCourt,ACS;Parentingworkshops,jobreadinessplacement,angermanagement,domesticviolenceservices,supervisedvisitation,dadtodadmentoring,counselingandcrisisintervention.VisitingNurseServiceofNYFathersFirstInitiativeChildren&FamilyServicesEarlyHeadStart8601RockawayBlvdRockawayBeach,NY11693(718)(888)2300(718)(888)2305www.vnsny.orgTheVisitingNurseServicesFathersFirstInitiativeprovidesfatherswithgroupsessionsandothercounselingservices,childcare,jobreferralandpaternitytesting.

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    EDUCATIONLibrariesNYPublicLibrarieshttp://www.nypl.org/

    Scholarshipinformation FAFSA:http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ Fastweb:http://www.fastweb.com/ CollegeBoard:https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/payforcollege Scholarships.com:http://www.scholarships.com/ Collegeboundstudents:http://www.fatomei.com/college.html CareerOneStop:

    http://careerinfonet.org/scholarshipsearch/ScholarshipCategory.asp?searchtype=category&nodeid=22

    Scholarshipssearchesforminoritystudents:o http://www.fatomei.com/scholarshipsforminorities.htmlo http://www.aie.org/scholarships/?q=minority&lg=0o ForMedialfield:http://www.fatomei.com/minorityscholarshipsmedical.html

    ScholarshipsforLatinos:o http://www.fatomei.com/scholarshipsforhispanics.htmlo http://www.aie.org/scholarships/?q=hispanic&lg=0

    ScholarshipsforAfricanAmericans:o http://www.fatomei.com/scholarshipsforafricanamericans.htmlo http://www.aie.org/scholarships/?q=africanamerican&lg=0

    ScholarshipsforNativeAmericans:o http://www.fatomei.com/nativeamericanscholarships.html

    NewYorkCityYouthHotlinewww.nyc.gov/dyed(800)2464646Informationandreferralstolocalafterschoolprogramsandsummercamps.

    EducationalservicesservingallBoroughsFreeAdultEducationClasseshttp://www.uft.org/files/attachments/freeadulteducationclassesFloorier.pdf

    PathwaystoGraduation:GED+ http://path2grad.org/

    CUNYAdultLiteracyProgramshttp://www.literacy.cuny.edu/locations/

    HeadStartLocatorhttp://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/HeadStartOffices#maphome

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    FREEAdultLiteracyProgramsofferedbyNewYorkC9ityDepartmentofEducationsOfficeofAdultandContinuingEducation.Servingadultsandoutofschoolyouthovertheageof16inall5boroughs.

    Programsofferedinclude:

    AdultBasicEducation(ABE)programsthatteachreading,writingandmathtonativeEnglishorEnglishFluentspeakers;

    GEDprogramsthatpreparestudentsforthetestsrequiredtoreceiveahighschoolequivalencydiploma.

    EnglishforSpeakersofOtherLanguages(ESOL)classesthathelpstudentsimprovetheirEnglishlanguagecommunicationskills.

    Forclassavailability,registrationinformationandtraveldirections,contacttheOACEofficenearestyou:

    TheBronx(718)8634057ManhattanBelow119thStreet(212)8681650ManhattanAbove119thStreet(212)6661919or(212)6661920StatenIsland(212)86816508NorthernBrooklyn(718)398766CentralBrooklyn(718)63826350SouthernBrooklyn(718)622300WesternQueens(718)3619480EasternQueens(718)5572567

    CUNYAdultLiteracyPrograms

    FreeESOL,BE,andGEDclassesareofferedatCUNY's14campusesmornings,evenings,andweekends.Registrationisongoingthroughouttheyear.Ifyouareinterestedinregistering,orwouldlikemoreinformation,followthesesteps:

    BronxHostosCommunityCollege

    Address:AdultLearningCenter560ExteriorStreetBronx,NY10451(718)5186723

    TravelDirections:Takethe4/5or2trainsto149GrandConcourse.Walkwest(towardstheriver)toExteriorStreet,whichisthreeblockswestofGrandConcourse.

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    BronxCommun...