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Families for Kids

​​​​​​​​521 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226
T: (718) 282-1481

Program Summary: CAMBA’s Families for Kids program is a foster care prevention program that operates in conjunction with CAMBA’s Beacon Community C​enter at P.S. 269. The program helps families eliminate/reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect, which often result in children entering the foster care system. It provides supportive services, such as:​

  • Addressing health concerns
  • Assistance with government entitlements
  • At-home individualized family support
  • Parenting workshops/support groups
  • Referrals for treatment programs to overcome barriers that may cause the family additional stress in caring for their children

Eligibility: Families with a child welfare need and a child under 18 years old living at home, in zip codes 11210, 11230, 11225, 11226, 11218, 11203, 11236 and 11212.
Clients Served Annually: 100
Referrals Accepted: Yes

This program is funded by the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development.