The Single Parent Resource Center, Inc.
Serving Single Parent Families Since 1975
Our Programs
PROGRAMS FOR PARENTS

​SINGLE FATHERS' PROGRAM:
The Single Fathers’ Program is a family support group for custodial fathers, non-custodial fathers and grandfathers who have children under the age of 18 years. Weekly group sessions focus on family management issues and the improvement of relationships with children, grandchildren, co-parents and other family members.

For further information, please contact:
Neil Pollicino, Prevention Coordinator, at 212.951.7030, Extension 237.     Email: npollicino@sprcnyc.org

​Spencer Seabrook, Prevention Coordinator, at 212.951.7030, Extension 231.
Email: sseabrook@sprcnyc.org


SINGLE MOTHERS’ SUPPORT GROUP:
The group strives to increase interaction between parents and their children; reduce family conflict; and improve healthy behavior through effective family management. It also provides the mothers with a supportive network.

For further information, please contact:
Kathryn Grosch, Assistant Director of Programs, at 212.951.7030, Extension 241. 
Email: kgrosch@sprcnyc.org


STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM:
The Strengthening Families program seeks to reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect by providing parents with the skills that they need to parent effectively, even while under stress. Workshops include topics such as identifying developmentally appropriate behavior; setting realistic goals and objectives; rewarding positive behavior and ignoring negative behavior; fostering healthy communication; and setting limits.

​​For further information, please contact:

Kathryn Grosch, Assistant Director of Programs, at 212.951.7030, Extension 241. Email: kgrosch@sprcnyc.org

Neil Pollicino, Prevention Coordinator, at 212.951.7030, Extension 237. Email: npollicino@sprcnyc.org

​Spencer Seabrook, Prevention Coordinator, at 212.951.7030, Extension 231.
Email: sseabrook@sprcnyc.org


PROBLEM GAMBLING PREVENTION:
The Single Parent Resource Center is proud to announce that it has been selected by the New York Council on Problem Gambling to partner on the 2015 You(th) Decide project.

SPRC will be offering educational programs with the goal of decreasing problem gambling among school aged youth. Please check this site frequently for information about our classes and resources.

​For further information, please contact:

Kathryn Grosch, Assistant Director of Programs, at 212.951.7030, Extension 241. Email: kgrosch@sprcnyc.org

Neil Pollicino, Prevention Coordinator, at 212.951.7030, Extension 237.     Email: npollicino@sprcnyc.org

​Spencer Seabrook, Prevention Coordinator, at 212.951.7030, Extension 231.
Email: sseabrook@sprcnyc.org


SINGLE PARENTS IN RECOVERY: 
Single Parents in Recovery is a relapse prevention and parenting program for custodial and non-custodial parents who are attempting to maintain sobriety and to raise children alone. There is a strong emphasis on the development of effective communication skills, and on establishing healthy relationships with children, co-parent(s) and extended family members.

For further information, please contact:
Neil Pollicino, Prevention Coordinator, at 212.951.7030, Extension 237.     Email: npollicino@sprcnyc.org


PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH

KIDS’ CLUB:
Kids’ Club is a substance abuse prevention program for children (ages 6-12) who are living in Tier II (transitional housing) shelters in NYC, or who are registered in community based after school programs. This program helps children to identify feelings while in transition, learn healthy coping skills and develop friendships.

For further information, please contact: Julie Warburton, Prevention Specialist, at 212.951.7030, Extension 242. 
​Email: jwarburton@sprcnyc.org


YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM:
YLP is a substance abuse prevention program for teens (ages 12-17) from single parent families that have a history of homelessness, parental incarceration and/or parental addiction. Services are designed to help teens develop the skills and motivation that will enable them to cope with life’s challenges as they begin to work towards a successful future.

​For further information, please contact: Julie Warburton, Prevention Specialist, at 212.951.7030, Extension 242. 
​Email: jwarburton@sprcnyc.org

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

PARENTLINE:
Parentline is a telephone resource service for single parents and providers who are seeking information about parenting and referrals to community resources.

For further information, please contact: Neil Pollicino, Prevention Coordinator, at 212.951.7030, Extension 237.                                                                             Email: npollicino@sprcnyc.org


COMMUNITY EDUCATION WORKSHOPS:
The SPRC staff is available to conduct workshops on single parenting in a wide variety of settings, including community based organizations, day care centers, churches and schools.

For further information, please contact: 

Kathryn Grosch, Assistant Director of Programs, at 212.951.7030, Extension 241. 
Email: kgrosch@sprcnyc.org


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