Back to School can be a time that is both exciting and stressful for children and families. Here is some information that we hope you find helpful.
Back-to-School Tips for Parents
As many kids head back to school next month, some are facing the excitement of the new school year with trepidations. This is a normal and expected response.
How can kids and parents cope?
Here are some tips for parents during this transitional time.
WJCS Autism Center After-School & Weekend Guide
The WJCS Autism Center’s 2015-2016 After-School and Weekend Guide is here! Packed with information on WJCS’ educational advocacy, support groups and training programs, it also lists an extensive potpourri of programs for people with special needs.
WJCS Center Lane - the only LGBTQ youth and community education center in Westchester
Resources for Educators
Learn how WJCS Center Lane can help your school foster the most
positive environment for all youth with trainings such as LBGTQ 101, Transgender 101and anti-bullying workshops. Learn more about the available trainings.
WJCS Kids' Kloset - Day of Service 9/11
Kids' Kloset provides Westchester County children and families in need with donated clothing and related items free of charge. Since Kids' Kloset was opened in 2011, this volunteer-driven program has provided 7,000 local children with clothing, diapers, strollers and other items.
Kids' Kloset Day of Service, sponsored by Volunteer NY, will take placen Friday, Sept. 11th, from 11am - 1pm. To volunteer or donate backpacks, fall jackets and sneakers, please email Kidskloset@wjcs.com. Read more about Kids’ Kloset.