Nature and Purpose of Agency: The Central Family Life Center, Inc. (CFLC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to improve the lives and environment of Staten Island residents. The CFLC was established in 1979 under the aegis of the First Central Baptist Church, led by Rev. Dr. Calvin Rice, and it continues today under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. Demetrius Carolina. The 10,000 square foot facility is the only minority-led community center of its kind on Staten Island, and it houses many critical social services programs for the borough's diverse residents.
Mission Statement: Improving the lives and environment of Staten Island residents. The Agency is a multiservice center that has many programs including but not limited to: An After School Program, Senior Group, post incarceration workshops/ support, Women’s group, ect.
Tasks Available for Students:
Service Opportunities: CFLC offers a bilingual tutoring and literacy program for K-5 students. Professional educators aid children with homework, computer literacy, effective study skills, standardized test prep, and improvement in Reading, Mathematics, Language Arts, Science and Global Studies. The program serves a diverse population of students from nearby communities, many who speak English as a second language.
After School Program: Student will work with 35 students who attend the after school program on Homework and making them feel welcome and safe. Needing Tutors/ Mentors. Bilingual Students are encouraged but all students welcome as volunteers Schedule for this program is (maximum of 4 students per session)
Time Requirements: Monday – Thursday 3-5PM
Public Transportation: Take S74 (St George Ferry) 5 min for 5 stops to Canalst/ Wright street. One min walk to 59 Wright Street
Driving Directions: Take Hillcrest Rd and Greta Pl to Howard Ave , Head northwest toward Hillcrest Rd , Continue onto Hillcrest Rd , Turn right onto Greta Pl , Turn left onto Howard Ave , Continue on Louis St. Take Marion Ave to Cebra Ave , Turn right onto Louis St , Turn left onto Sunrise Terrace Turn right onto Occident Ave , Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Marion Ave , Continue on Cebra Ave to Beach St Turn right onto Cebra AveTurn right onto St Pauls Ave , Continue on Beach St. Drive to Wright St
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