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WELCOME TO CIRCLE OF DREAMS!!

 

OUR APPROACH TO WORKING WITH THE COMMUNITY IS PERSONAL. WE VALUE AND ARE COMMITTED TO THE SUCCESS OF EVERY COMMUNITY MEMBER IN HIGHBRIDGE. WE PLACE A STRONG EMPHASIS ON COMMUNITY MEMBERS WORKING TOGETHER. THE END GOAL IS TO DEVELOP WARM HEARTS AND HELPING HANDS.

 

IN OUR JOURNEY FROM THE DAY WE OPENED OUR DOORS IN JUNE 2018, CIRCLE OF DREAMS HAS CONTINUALLY ADAPTED TO EVERY INPUT THAT HAS BEEN SHARED BY OUR COMMUNITY MEMBERS.

 

I INVITE YOU TO LOOK AROUND OUR WEBSITE, WHERE YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR CIRCLE OF DREAMS. YOU CAN ALSO SCHEDULE YOUR PRIVATE VISIT OR WALK IN AND TAKE YOUR FIRST STEPS TOWARD ADVOCATING FOR A BETTER HIGHBRIDGE COMMUNITY.

 

SINCERELY,

ALIDA V. CAMACHO, DIRECTOR

CIRCLE OF DREAMS

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QUICK FACTS


Bridge Builders Community Partnership and The Children’s Village Form a Strategic Alliance Designed to Enhance Capacity to Serve Children and Families in the Highbridge Community in the BronxFounded in 2003, Bridge Builders Community Partnership Initiative is a community-based organization dedicated to improving child welfare outcomes in the Highbridge community in the Bronx, NY. Bridge Builders is a collaboration of social service providers, foundations, families, and the Administration of Children’s Services working to improve family well-being. 

Founded in 1851, The Children’s Village works in partnership with families to help children develop the skills and positive attitude needed to succeed as healthy contributing adults.  Each year, CV serves more than 10,000 of New York’s most at-risk children and their families.  Programs include short-term residential programs, shelters, street outreach, foster and adoptive homes, a community center in Harlem, programs for youth involved with the juvenile justice system, and a host of family support services. http://childrensvillage.org


Our Program: Circle of Dreams is one of three Family Enrichment Centers (FEC) in NYC and is located in the Highbridge community in the Bronx. Circle of Dreams is a home-like space designed to be warm and welcoming. Here community members are able to connect, contribute to their community, find resources, learn, and share with others. Circle of Dreams invites and plans with community and parent leaders that co-design and co-facilitate offerings build family protective factors, creating space that is as unique as Highbridge 


   Circle of Dreams - A name that our community chose for our center to create a space for community engagement.



 

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   Our Staff

   Martinez, Ahdioned S - Community Liaison

   ahmartinez@childrensvillage.org


   Nicholas Asamoach - Parent Advocate

   nasamoach@childrensvillage.org