7th Annual Fatherhood Resource Fair

 

7th Annual Staten Island Community Partnership Program(SICPP)

“Fatherhood Resource Fair and Family Fun Day”

Saturday, June 10, 2017 12pm-3pm

Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Rd, Staten Island, NY 10301

Baseball field

FREE Giveaways, FREE Food (while supplies last)

FREE Resources

Activities for Children

FDNY Smoke House, Magic Show, DJ, Face Painting and more !!

Flyer attached for more information

This event will create an environment for learning; generating an atmosphere of fun;

while relaying the message of promoting the role of the father in developing and ensuring their child’s wellbeing !

Presented By SICPP and sponsored by Fidelis Care, Responsible Fatherhood Coalition, NYC Family Strong and NY Foundling Healthy Families

12th Annual Harambee Luncheon

 On Saturday April 8th, 2017 our SICPP  partners Sandra Graydon-Long ,Emanuel Jones-Bloomfield and Michael Carr were honored at The 12th Annual Harambee Luncheon. We are so proud of their hard work.Congratulations 

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Youth Empowerment Social

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program worked with local youth organizations to host a  Youth Empowerment Social on January 20th ,2017. The purpose of the Youth Empowerment Social was to build relationships and social connectedness with peers and adults through activists. While improving communication and critical thinking skills. Also to develop an increased sense of social responsibility and organizational skills. With the intent to create a global view of society and a heart for "giving back" and helping others. 

 

 

 

Resource Bags ''Dad Take Your Child to School''

  On Thursday August 11th 2016  SICPP, ACS and Fidelis Care collaborated to provide resource bags to schools on Staten Island, to be distributed to attendees that will participate in “Dads Take Your Child to School Day. 

  The Staten Island Community Partnership Program (SICPP) and the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) has been participating in “Dads Take Your Child to School" for several years, this statewide parent engagement day is held in schools and day care centers throughout the five boroughs as well as upstate New York. In the past we have provided resource information to many schools on Staten Island. S ICPP coalition is a network comprised of various, service providers, city agencies, and grassroots organizations with an aim to increase the community’s awareness of services, opportunities and resources that will help children and families.

The annual” Dads Take Your Child to School Day” is on September 20th.

Senator Diana Savino Back to School Event

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program supported Senator Diana Savino at The Back to School event on August 9, 2016 at Tappan Park in Stapleton. We provided information about Foster parent/recruitment, While handing out School supplies to families .

 

Project Yourself Field House Expo Event

  To create an atmosphere of learning, exploration and creativity through hands on interactive sessions, through our partnership with The Projectivity Group. This group includes artists, musicians, teachers, business owners and community leaders, who offer different outlets for the public to learn, experience, and showcase their passions through music, art and other media technologies. The Projectivity Group's Mission: To provide resources and insight to anyone interested in pursuing the arts.To bring together various local service providers that can deliver, recruit and offer information about education, mentorship, internships, and career or skill building programs/ classes for youth.To stimulate and promote positive opportunities for youth to gain long lasting skills and personal development To bridge the gap between youth and community-based service providers. 

My Hero and Me Program

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program hosted a "My Hero and Me" father/child  8 week workshop program held at 5 different School from at risk neighborhoods on Staten Island this school year. This program was an opportunity for father's to understand how important it is to be apart of their children lives  and also for the improvement in the children's wellbeing with behavior, grades and attendance in school. Along with CPR demonstrations and promoting of literacy. 

Sit Back,Relax and Read

 On April 30,2016 The Staten Island Community Partnership Program and NYC Administration for Children’s Service, in partnership with the Port Richmond Public Library, has organized literacy event that encourages families to connect or reconnect to their local library. One of the goals of the Staten Island Community Partnership Program is to “Promote Literacy in the Community”. We are promoting literacy through supplying free children’s books through the joint support of the United Federation of Teachers.

Additionally we will supply free pajamas and a variation of other giveaways to those that apply for a new or replacement library card .We are promoting the importance of literacy, while bringing a greater awareness to the array of free and accessible resources and programs that are offered at the local library and in the community.  Introducing and reintroducing families to the many services that are offered by the library results in supporting and strengthening families and communities.

The 6th Annual Fatherhood Resource Fair and Family Fun Day

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program held their Annual Fatherhood Resource Fair on June 11, 2016 from 12:00 pm-4:00 pm at Clove Lakes Park  1150 Clove RD, Staten Island ,NY 10301. We provided resource information to families along with other local service providers. This event was free and open to the community and activities included a bounce house, music, face painting, magic show and free food and giveaways while supplies last.

Sister Circle Closing Ceremony

On June 20, 2016, the Staten Island Community Partnership Program sponsored a Closing Celebration for the members of “Sister’s Circle”. The “Sister's Circle “group is governed by Sandra Graydon - Long, ACS Deputy Director CFS CWP, Manhattan /Staten Island. The purpose of the “ Sister’s Circle “Girls group is to foster an environment where the group members would learn to have fun, but to also address some of the challenges that middle school girls face.  Middle school is a transition period for students because they are discovering who they are.  Some of the challenges that they may face during these school years can have a lasting impact.   Bullying, self-esteem, peer pressure, and social rejection and dating to name a few.  The focus of this group is to address some of these challenges, see improved academics, attendance and behaviors. The group members attend Berta A. Dreyfus, IS 49 located in the Stapleton area; on the North Shore of Staten Island and they are in the 6th – 8th grade and meet on a weekly basis.  This is the third year for Sister’s Circle.

 

Famliy Learn and Play Day

On May 21, 2016   The  Staten Island Community Partnership Program helded a Family learn and Play day event .This event allowed families to attend workshops about "Learning the Early Signs of Autism" and "The Importance of Play" .Also along with receiving a Certificate of Participation with completion of the workshops.Also  15 local vendors offered resources.

Family Learn and Play Day

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program( SICPP) will be hosting a Family Learn & Play Day for parents, professionals and providers on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 9:30am- 12:30pm  at the Staten Island Mental Health Society located at 669 Castleton Avenue, Staten Island , NY 10301.

 Our intent: 

The focus of the Day Care / Head Start / Prevention workgroup is to promote innovative approaches to a coordinated service delivery system that will bridge the gap between Head Start, child care, community-based preventive services and other early childhood programs, services and supports.

 Workgroup Co –Chairs:

Laura Kennedy, Director - Early Childhood Direction Center and Joan Fisher, Associate Director for Developmental Disability Services, Pouch Center, Staten Island Mental Health Society and Co –leads for The Staten Island Community Partnership Program, Daycare/ Head Start/ Prevention workgroup

Event Purpose:

  To create an environment for learning

  To stimulateparent/ child/ engagement

  To provide access and distribution of information

 To bridge the gap between Head Start, child care, community-based service providers  and community

  To create an atmosphere of fun while relaying the message of LEARNING THROUGH    PLAY!

Sit Back,Relax and Read

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program and NYC Administration for Children’s Service, in partnership with the Port Richmond Public Library, has organizeda literacy event that encourages families to connect or reconnect to their local library. One of the goals of the Staten Island Community Partnership Program is to “Promote Literacy in the Community”. We are promoting literacy through supplying free children’s books through the joint support of the United Federation of Teachers.

Additionally we will supply free pajamas and a variation of other giveaways to those that apply for a new or replacement library card .We are promoting the importance of literacy, while bringing a greater awareness to the array of free and accessible resources and programs that are offered at the local library and in the community.  Introducing and reintroducing families to the many services that are offered by the library results in supporting and strengthening families and communities.

  

SICPP General Meeting

On February 11, 2016 from 10:00am -12:00pm The Staten Island Community Partnership Program held their monthly meeting.                             

New Location 350 ST MARKS PLACE, STATEN ISLAND, NY 10301

We had a wonderful meeting with a great turn out of 40+ people.

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program (SICPP) Partners Collabrative Results

Dear Community Partners,                                                                                                                                                        SICPP is committed to collaborating with residents, community groups, service providers and city agencies as well as other interested parties to address issues and concerns affecting the families on Staten Island. Our goal is to facilitate interagency cooperation and coordination to ensure the most effective delivery of services to families. Please take a few minutes and complete this survey,in doing so you will assist us in reaching this goal. 

 

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program would appreciate your participation as we continue to strengthen the community.SICPP would like to thank you for participating in our survey.                                                                          

Your feedback is important to us.

Community Support and Outreach Workgroup hosted ''Promoting Literacy in the Community''

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program hosted "Promoting Literacy in the Community" On Saturday, September 19,2015 at The Stapleton Library located at 132 Canal Street SI,NY 10304  from 1:00pm -4:00pm .We promoted literacy through supplying free children's books.Additionally pajamas were distributed along with 100 bags of non-perishable food items provided by the Union American Methodist Episcopal Church. A tour of the library's Children Center was offered ,children participated in arts and crafts activities and a total of 108 new library and replacement cards were given out .

 

Super Saturday Foster Parent Training

The Staten Island Community Partnership Program sponsored a six hour foster parent training titled " Super Saturday ", On September 12, 2015.

The following topics were offered:

Trauma to Triumph: Overcoming the Effects of Child Sexual Abuse

Pursuing Passion: How to teach young people to turn their passion into a careers