Family Welcome Centers

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Our Family Welcome Center staff members are available to assist New York City families with enrollment and admissions. Family Welcome Centers are located in all five boroughs—scroll down to see our locations listed by borough.

If you are a deaf or hard of hearing parent or guardian, please contact the Family Welcome Center that you plan to visit in order to request a Sign Language Interpreter ahead of time.

If you are new to New York City, visit our New Students page to learn how to register for school, where to register, and what documents to bring.

Family Welcome Center Hours

Family Welcome Centers are open year-round on the following days and times:

  • Monday through Thursday from 8am to 5pm
  • Friday from 8am to 3pm

All Family Welcome Centers will be closed on:

  • Tuesday, December 24, Christmas Holiday
  • Wednesday, December 25, Christmas Holiday
  • Monday, December 31, New Year's Holiday
  • Tuesday, January 1, New Year's Holiday

Specific Family Welcome Centers will be closed during the following periods:

  1. The 29 Fort Greene Place (BS12) Family Welcome Center will be closed from December 21, 2019 through January 1, 2020. It will open for operation on January 2, 2020.
  2. The District 1 Family Resource Center will be closed from December 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020. It will be open for operation on January 2, 2020.
  3. The George Washington Educational Campus Family Welcome Center will be closed from December 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020. It will be open for operation on January 2, 2020.
  4. The Beach Channel Educational Campus Family Welcome Center will be closed from December 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020. It will be open for operation on January 2, 2020.

For assistance, please visit another local Family Welcome Center.

Bronx Locations

  • 1 Fordham Plaza, 7th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458
    718-329-8050
    Districts Served: 7, 9, 10 / Director: Antoinette Mitchell
  • 1230 Zerega Avenue, Room 24, Bronx, NY 10462
    718-828-7546
    Districts Served: 8, 11, 12 / Director: Stefania Zivan Skintej

Brooklyn Locations

  • 415 89th Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11209 718-759-4942 / Districts Served: 20, 21 / Director: Josephine Stabile
  • 1665 St. Marks Avenue, Room 116, Brooklyn, NY 11233 718-240-3598 / Districts Served: 19, 23, 32 / Director: Stacey Babb
  • 29 Fort Greene Place (BS12), Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-804-6599 / Districts Served: 13, 14, 15, 16 / Interim Acting Director: Angelina Charles
  • 1780 Ocean Avenue, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11230 718-758-7672 / Districts Served: 17, 18, 22 / Interim Acting Director: Desiree Sandoval

Manhattan Locations

  • 333 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor, Room 1211, New York, NY 10001
    212-330-9442
    Districts Served: 1, 2, 4 / Director: Rose Anne Gonzalez
  • District 1 Family Resource Center, P.S. 20 Anna Silver School
    166 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002
    District Served: 1 / Director: Rose Anne Gonzalez
  • 388 West 125th Street, 7th Floor, Room 713, New York, NY 10027
    212-342-8304
    Districts Served: 3, 5, 6 / Director: Bruce Monteleon
  • George Washington Educational Campus
    549 Audubon Avenue, Room 220, New York, NY 10040
    212-342-8304
    District Served: 6 / Site Supervisor: Nyeema Byrnes James

Queens Locations

  • 28-11 Queens Plaza North, 3rd Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101
    718-391-6270
    Districts Served: 24, 30 / Director: Katia Gil
  • 30-48 Linden Place, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11354
    718-281-3422
    Districts Served: 25, 26 / Director: Xinpei Qu
  • 90-27 Sutphin Boulevard, 1st Floor, Jamaica, NY 11435
    718-557-2786
    Districts Served: 27, 28, 29 / Assistant Director: Kimberly Castrillon
  • Beach Channel Educational Campus
    100-00 Beach Channel Drive, Room 171A, Rockaway Park, NY 11694
    718-734-3300 x6174
    District Served: 27 / Site Supervisor: Mitchell Kremer

Staten Island Location 

715 Ocean Terrace, Building A, Staten Island, NY 10301
718-420-5617
District Served: 31 | Director: Paul Helfman

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