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K-5 Enrichment by LSA Family Health Service
333 East 115th Street, New York, NY 10029
(646) 672-5200 |

This program strives to improve reading and math skills for children in grades K-5. Through this program, 96% of children in the after-school program improved their reading by at least one level and all children in the summer program improved their reading by at least one level!
Programs offered
~ For children
– Homework help
– After-school tutoring
– Summer enrichment and arts program
~ For parents
– Mental health counselling
– Financial literacy workshops
– Support groups
– Educational advocacy
– Referrals as needed
– Parental involvement with updates on student learning
– Help complete their taxes if they are earning $54,000 or less yearly virtually
– Connect immigrant New Yorkers with free and confidential immigration legal consultations in all five boroughs
– Free emergency goods to people in urgent need in area codes 10029 and 10035
How to apply
– To register for enrolment, complete this online form or feel free to contact an advocate at (646) 672-5200 during business hours (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm)
– You can find more information here.
333 East 115th Street, Nueva York, NY 10029
(646) 672-5200 |
Este programa inspira a niños a mejorar sus habilidades de lectura y matemáticas con metas de aprendizaje socioemocional y la participación de los padres integrada en todo el programa.
~ Para Niños
– Ayuda con la tarea – Tutoría después de la escuela.
– Programa de artes y enriquecimiento en el verano.
~ Para Padres
– Consejería de salud mental.
– Talleres de educación financiera.
– Grupos de apoyo.
– Defensa educativa.
– Referencias según sea necesario.
– Participación de los padres con actualizaciones sobre el aprendizaje de los estudiantes.
– Ayudar a completar sus impuestos si ganan $54,000 o menos al año virtualmente en
– Conectar a los inmigrantes neoyorquinos con consultas legales de inmigración gratuitas y confidenciales en los cinco condados
– Artículos de emergencia gratuitos para personas con necesidades urgentes en los códigos de área 10029 y 10035.
Cómo Presentar una Solicitud
– Para registrarse para la inscripción, complete este formulario en línea o siéntase libre de contactar a un defensor en (646) 672-5200 durante el horario comercial (de lunes a viernes, de 9 a. m. a 5 p. m.).
– Puede encontrar más información en
Updated on September 29, 2022

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)

505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1103, New York, NY 10018
Helpline: 212-684-3264 | Administration: (212) 684-3365

NAMI is a mental health organization that provides support, coping strategies, and practical information regarding mental illness. All sessions are peer led with a trained volunteer in a safe and judgement-free environment for individuals struggling with mental health, and for their loved ones interested in learning more and offering support.
Support groups and classes are free of cost and currently being held online.
Support Groups
– Held on a walk-in basis, throughout the month
– No registration required
– A safe space to offer support and share experiences
– Must register by calling 212-684-3264
– Classes range from 90 minutes to 8 weeks
– Learn about coping mechanisms, identifying the signs of mental illness, and increasing your understanding of mental health.
Learn all about NAMI and what works best for you at:
If NAMI is a good fit for you and your family, ask your healthcare provider about a referral using their online form at:
Updated on June 18, 2021

The Parent Support Network
(203) 724-9070
The Parent Support Network is a parent-driven program that provides support to caregivers concerned about their child’s mental health. Parents share their thoughts, coping strategies, advice, and recommendations to provide comfort to fellow caregivers going through similar situations.
The Parent Network is a branching program of the Youth Mental Health Project available across the country.
For involvement in the program, parent’s children (ages 1-25) are not required to have a formal diagnosis . All sessions are free and held online. With a variety of mental health topics to cover, you’re bound to find the best fit for you at Just pick a date, register online and participate!
Updated on June 18, 2021

The Bronx New Mommies Group Inc.
P.O. Box 21 , Bronx, NY 10475

The Bronx New Mommies Group Inc. is a non-profit support organization focused on providing mother-to-mother support and promoting positive parenting and social interaction.
They offer virtual coffee tea chats as informal support groups for moms, virtual yoga mini-classes 15-30 min long, virtual mom’s brunch, and a virtual mom’s night out.
Send an email to
Updated on March 21, 2021

The Motherhood Center of New York
205 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10016
(212) 335-0034
The Motherhood Center provides supportive services for new and expectant moms, including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
The Motherhood Center offers virtual classes and support groups for all new and expectant moms and their partners. Classes range from $25-50 per group.
Call (212) 335-0034 or send an email to
Updated on March 21, 2021

New Moms Support Group NYC
Call Renee at (917) 578-3733 to learn more about the programs.
The Moms Group has facilitated weekly chats hosted in 32 locations a week since 2008. There are specialized groups for 1) expectant moms, 2) new moms, 3) moms of older babies, and 4) second-time moms. Groups are led by a facilitator and members may also access parenting support online and via phone.
Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Union Square, Chelsea, Flatiron, Murray Hill, Midtown East, and Midtown West in Manhattan, and Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Williamsburg, and Park Slope in Brooklyn. Chats are taking place online now.
Email with your neighborhood and due date and they will send along some options or call Renee at 917-578-3733 to learn more about the programs. Group information at Meetup –
Updated on March 21, 2021

You Gotta Believe: Adopting Older Kids and Youth (Coney Island)
3114 Mermaid Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
(718) 372-3003

You Gotta Believe’s goal is to find youth permanent families so that they have the support system they need to live safely and to their highest potential.
Many staff members are also adoptees and adoptive parents and offer long-term support to families through telephone coaching and in-person meetings, monthly support groups, and a monthly radio parent call-in forum.
If you are interested in YGB’s long-term support services or joining a support group, please contact Emily Collins – or call 917-613-2937.
Updated on March 21, 2021

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