Youth and Family Services


Rob Abbot, Director of Youth and Family Services

625 Jamaica Avenue 
Brooklyn, NY 11208 
718-647-2800
Division Director: Rob Abbot

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  • School-Aged Afterschool Programs: We provide educational, enriching afterschool programs to 890 elementary and middle school students in five public schools: PS 7, PS 65, PS 89, IS 171, and IS 302. We also provide summer camps. 
Contact: Rob Abbot, Director of Youth and Family Services, 
625 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208
(718) 647-2800
roba@cypresshills.org
  • Beacon: The Beacon is a school-based community center which provides adult education, including GED, afterschool and summer programs, and recreation, health and fitness for youth and adults. Click here for the Fitness Room brochure information. 
Contact: Joseph Cruz
IS 302
350 Linwood Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208
(718) 277.3522
josephc@cypresshills.org
  • Beacon Family Place: The Beacon Family Place provides family counseling. 
Contact: Max Howard
IS 302
350 Linwood Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208
(718) 277-9593
  • Cypress Hills Community Learning Center at IS 171: Offers ESL classes for adults, and afterschool and summer programs for youth, including a drama club and a band program. For more information on ESL classes, please click here.
Contact: Larry Acosta
IS 171
528 Ridgewood Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208
(718) 235-1028
larrya@cypresshills.org

Contact us regarding youth and family services in Cypress Hills.