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 sports. Run in partnership with local public schools or housing developments, these programs provide a safe environment where students engage in activities that enrich their education, foster their academic achievement and prepare them for future success.

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 
Family Dynamics summer camps give youth the opportunity to develop academic, creative and artistic abilities through art, music, film, dance and sports. On-site activities are combined with cultural, educational and recreational trips throughout New York City. 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

With services in both English and Spanish, Family Dynamics partners with families to prevent crises and enhance family well-being. Through individual and family sessions, parent support groups, connection to community resources and advocacy, we help families strengthen relationships and develop resources to solve problems. Our specialized counseling program in Bedford-Stuyvesant assists families with a member struggling with mental illness or substance abuse.

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

Family Dynamics raises record funds for after school arts programs for Brooklyn youth – May 4, 2016 – New York Nonprofit Dailyhttp://go.cityandstatemedia.com/shared/webmail/168882/1544118/832ea9d238476a069d5f3f8cfaf20d340b6ceb1f9db5925ce4faca282e71be28

Family Dynamics’ 6th Annual Benefit April 28, 2016 – Modern Luxury Manhattan

Art Auction for Brooklyn Youth Arts Program April 23, 2016 – NY Arts Magazine

Family Dynamics Arty Party April 20, 2016 – What2WearWhere

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 26, 2016 – Family Dynamics Art Auction – 91 Horatio, NYC  Photos and more info.

April 14, 2016 – Family Dynamics Youth Mentorship Benefit – The Chester, NYC
Photos and more info.


Contact

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