YONKERS RESOURCE CENTER

53 South Broadway, Mezzanine Level
Yonkers, NY 10701

Phone:  914-964-2063; Fax: 914-964-5748
email:yonkers@familytieswestchester.org


 

At our Yonkers Resource Center, you will find support groups for parents in English and Spanish, grandparents, those with early childhood needs and our and Daughters of Destiny program. Our Yonkers Resource Center is particularly involved with families of children ages 0-8, who participate in Project LAUNCH in collaboration with Open Door Medical Centers. Additionally, the staff at our Yonkers Resource Center, who are themselves active members of the community, provide parent skills training, educational workshops, and recreational activities.

All of our Resource Centers work one-to-one with families; may accompany families to various meetings with school personnel, service providers and to family court; coordinate Network meetings; and provide additional advocacy services and telephone support.

At Family Ties, we see parents as partners and strive to keep children at home with their families and in their communities. We believe that by working together, we can provide families with the tools and strategies they need to be successful and build stronger families and communities.

All Family Ties services are free and confidential. We look forward to welcoming you to our family.

Yonkers Support Group Schedule

Parent Support Group: Every Wednesday – 10am-12pm
Grandparent Support Group: 2nd & 4th Thursday - 10am-12pm
Early Childhood Support Group: 2nd & 4th Friday – 10:30-12pm
Spanish Support Group: 1st & 3rd Thursday – 10:00am-11:30am
Daughters of Destiny Girls Group – Call for schedule

FAMILY TIES FACTS

  • Family Ties espouses a System of Care for children with emotional challenges that is family driven, child centered, culturally competent and focused on the strengths of the children and families involved.
  • All Family Ties services are free and confidential.
  • A year in residential treatment can cost $130,000 or more per person.
  • A day in a psychiatric hospital can cost about $1,000 per person.
  • It costs Family Ties about $1,000 per family for a year of services.
  • A day of Family Ties activities costs about $2.75 per family.
  • Family Ties has existed in Westchester for nearly 20 years and has grown from one small support group to a membership of over 2,000 families strong.
  • Most Family Ties staff have experience navigating service systems for their own families.
  • Family Ties is affiliated with the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health and Families Together in New York State.

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