Early Childhood and Learning

Programs
Locations:

Early Childhood Consultation Services Services: Child Development Center, Early Childhood and Learning
135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 (map

Phone: (212) 632-4513
Fax: (212) 584-8484

Specialists in child and family development and early childhood education provide ongoing, on-site consultation at private and public preschool programs throughout New York City. Consultants observe in classrooms and meet with directors, teachers and parents as needed. Early Childhood Consultation Services also offers the Elaine Kramer Child Development Workshops for educators, and on-site consultation workshops and staff development days for community schools. Mobile Evaluation Team (MET) offers observation and planning at school sites.

For more information, download our Child Development Center One-Pager (available in PDF format)

Early Recognition Program (ERP) Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Counseling Services, Early Childhood and Learning, Jewish Community Services
2020 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11223 (map

Director: Deborah Zicht, LCSW, CASAC
Fax: 718 676-4299
Provides free emotional health screenings to children, teens, and young adults ages 5-21 in the Orthodox community. The ERP has been implemented in yeshivas, pediatric practices, and community centers. Screenings can also be administered at the ERP office. The program also seeks to raise emotional health awareness and can provide anti-stigma activities to partnered programs. 

All services are provided in a SENSITIVE and STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL manner. Learn more about the Early Recognition Program by clicking here

To have your child screened or to partner with the ERP please contact Janet Abed, LCSW at jabed@jbfcs.org or 718 676-4310.
Henry and Louise Loeb Therapeutic Nursery School Services: Child Development Center, Early Childhood and Learning
34 W 139th Street
New York, NY 10037 (map

Phone: (212) 690-7234
Fax: (212) 690-7180
Services provided for children 3 to 5 years of age, include evaluation and center-based special education classrooms with a developmentally based interdisciplinary team approach. Small group and individualized services are provided to children, as well as their parents/family. Funded by NYC Department of Education (CPSE).

For more information, download our Child Development Center One-Pager (available in PDF format)
Institute for Infants, Children and Families (IICF) Services: Early Childhood and Learning, Institute for Infants, Children, & Families, Professional and Leadership Development
34 West 139th Street
New York, NY 10037 (map

Phone: (212) 690-7234
Fax: (212) 690-7180
Offers a range of model infant and early childhood services; advanced training which integrates practices from across the professions; consultation; and on-site consultation and training for diverse programs which serve babies and children, reaching at-risk children and their parents, especially those living in poverty, across all relevant systems.

Relationships for Growth & Learning (RfGL) -- [formerly Early Childhood Group Therapy Program (ECGT)] Community-based screenings and intervention services for children in diverse preschools, including daycare, Head Start and UPK, to provide a safety net for young, vulnerable and diagnosable children ages 2 through 9. Work with families, teachers and schools to improve their responsiveness to children's needs. Coursework, seminars and reflective supervision anchor RfGL's transdisciplinary certificate training program. 


Judicial & Child Welfare Consultation & Training Project: Provides training and consultation to enable Family Court judges, lawyers and child welfare personnel to make sound placement decisions through enhanced understanding of early child development and attachment principles.


Training & Consultation Network (TCN): Continuing education, consultation, and technical assistance for programs that serve pregnant parents and young children through age six and their families for PhDs, MSWs, MDs, educators, nurses, OT, PT, SL/P arts therapists to advance their clinical and leadership skills in working with infants, young children and their families. Trauma Services for babies, toddlers and preschool children at 139th Street office.


Learning Resource Network (LRN) Services: Early Childhood and Learning, Learning Resource Network
135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 (map

Phone: (212) 632-4499
Fax: (212) 584-8484

For more information, download our Learning Resource Network One-Pager (available in PDF format) 

Looking for an additional resource? Check out Guiding Parents through Services (GPS) for help with navigating your child's unpredictable moods and behaviors.

Special Education Itinerant Teaching Services: Child Development Center, Early Childhood and Learning
34 W. 139th Street
New York, NY 10037 (map

Phone: (212) 690-7234
Fax: (212) 690-7180
Services for children who are able to manage in their mainstream setting. A special educator or related service provider may go to that program to provide therapy or children may come to our facility to receive the service. Work also includes consultation with teachers, other service providers and family.

For more information, download our Child Development Center One-Pager (available in PDF format)
Virginia and Leonard Marx Outpatient Clinic Services: Child Development Center, Counseling Services, Early Childhood and Learning
34 West 139th Street
New York, NY 10037 (map

Phone: (212) 690-7234
Fax: (212) 690-7180
Services include evaluation and treatment planning for children, play therapy for children and treatment with families. 

For more information, download our Child Development Center One-Pager (available in PDF format)

JBFCS is honored to name its Central Harlem Outpatient Clinic in memory of Virginia and Leonard Marx

Virginia and Leonard shared their love of ideas, study and the common good with everyone in their lives. JBFCS is fortunate to have benefitted from their dedication over many decades and the naming of the Virginia and Leonard Marx Outpatient Clinic serving children and families is a fitting reflection of what mattered most to this extraordinary couple. 


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