About Family Dynamics

Family Dynamics reaches thousands of children and families throughout Central Brooklyn with community-based programs, including after-school and summer enrichment activities, youth mentoring, music, recreation and the arts. We also offer a wide range of community resources through our Beacon and Cornerstone Community Centers. Located in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville, Bushwick, Crown Heights and East New York, our programs promote youth development and academic success, workforce development, and family and community life. Brochure

Governing Body


Programs & Services

School-Based Services

After School
Our after-school programs for elementary and middle school students include academic enrichment, homework assistance and weekly instruction in creative/visual arts, performing arts, literacy, and recreation. The program continues during school breaks and operates during the summer.

Family Dynamics runs after-school programs at the following locations:

  • PS 81 – 990 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY     718.602.6082
  • PS 5 – 820 Hancock Street, Brooklyn, NY     718.443.8527
  • PS/IS 41 – 411 Thatford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY   718.495.7732
  • East New York Middle School of Excellence – 605 Shepherd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY     718.688.6372
  • Beacon Community Center – MS 35 – 272 MacDonough Street, Brooklyn, NY     718.453.7004
  • Cornerstone – Albany Community Center – 164 Troy Avenue, Brooklyn, NY   718.363.2476
  • Cornerstone – Stuyvesant Gardens – 214 Stuyvesant Avenue, Brooklyn, NY   718.455.3069

Summer Camp 
Our Summer Camp Program runs from 6-8 weeks during the summer and gives students the opportunity to learn about different cultures utilizing their academic, creative and artistic abilities through art, music, film, writing and dance. The program is open to students in grades K-8.

Family Dynamics provides summer camp programs at the following locations:

  • PS 81 – 990 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY     718.602.6082
  • PS 5 – 820 Hancock Street, Brooklyn, NY     718.443.8527
  • East New York Middle School of Excellence – 605 Shepherd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY     718.345.4103
  • Beacon Community Center – MS 35 – 272 MacDonough Street, Brooklyn, NY     718.453.7004
  • Cornerstone – Albany Community Center – 164 Troy Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 718.363.2476
  • Cornerstone – Stuyvesant Gardens – 214 Stuyvesant Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 718.455.3069
Community Services

Beacon Community Center
The Beacon Community Center provides a wide range of after-school activities, workshops, enrichment programs, recreational and fitness activities, as well as evening and weekend services year-round for community residents of all ages. The programs promote individual growth, support family life and create a sense of community and welcomes all children and adults living in the community.

Beacon Community Center
MS 35 – 272 MacDonough Street, Brooklyn, NY     718.453.7004

Cornerstone Community Centers
Family Dynamics’ Cornerstone Community Centers provide diverse opportunities for residents of public housing and their neighbors to participate in after-school, school break, and summer camps for youth, and evening drop-in services for teens and adults.
Cornerstone – Albany Community Center
164 Troy Avenue, Brooklyn, NY   718.363.2476
Cornerstone – Stuyvesant Gardens
214 Stuyvesant Avenue, Brooklyn, NY   718.455.3069
Family Counseling and Support Services

We work closely with each family, both on-site and in their home, providing the support they need to avoid crises, stabilize and enhance family well-being. We provide information and access to services and advocacy. Our specialized counseling program, located in our Bedford-Stuyvesant office, provides specific help to families with a member coping with mental illness or substance abuse. Parenting support groups offer educational and supportive groups for parents to improve and develop parenting and coping skills.

Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Support Center – 1360 Fulton Street

  • Family Counseling – 917-966-4610
  • Family Treatment & Rehabilitation Program – 917-966-4620

Brownsville Family Support Center – 519 Rockaway Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  718.342.4254

Bushwick Family Support Center – 1420 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  718.455.2300


News & Events

It was a beautiful evening too… (SCO/Family Dynamics Art Auction) May 14, 2015 – New York Social Diary

SCO/Family Dynamics Art Auction April 29, 2015 – Modern Luxury Manhattan

Art Auction Featuring Harif Guzman, Robert Szot & Others benefits kids art program in Brooklyn April 29, 2015 – NY Arts Magazine

Member Monday — SCO/Family Dynamics – March 30, 2015 – Brooklyn Buzz (Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Newsletter)

The 4th Annual SCO/Family Dynamics Art Auction – May 5, 2014 – New York Social Diary

SCO/Family Dynamics Art Auction -May 2, 2014 – New York Nonprofit Press

SCO Family of Services Kids Visit Artist Erik Parker’s Williamsburg Studio – April 3, 2014 – News 12 Brooklyn 


Events

April 19, 2016 – Garden of Dreams Talent Show – Radio City Music Hall

April 26, 2016 – Family Dynamics Art Auction – 91 Horatio, NYC  Tickets/Sponsorship


Contact

Family Dynamics
1360 Fulton Street
Suite 300
Brooklyn, NY 11216
917.966.4610
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