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Moderator Cindy Rodriguez, NYPR reporter, with author Ingrid Rojas Contreras at SCS

Author Ingrid Rojas Contreras at Sunnyside Community Services

November 16, 2018 | Roberta

On Tuesday, December 11, best-selling author Ingrid Rojas Contreras read from her novel, "Fruit of the Drunken Tree," and shared fascinating insights about writing, life, language, and historical and personal context with moderator Cindy Rodriguez, New York Public Radio senior investigative...

Sunnyside UP Pre-kindergarten attendees playing with blocks

Discover Sunnyside UP, SCS’ Free Full-day Pre-kindergarten Program

February 2, 2017 | Roberta

You can still register your child om Sunnyside Community Services Sunnyside UP! pre-kindergarten program. Early education and after-care options may be available. Call 718-784-6173 ext. 420 or email



Governor Cuomo support for families

SCS Receives Grant to Support Family Caregivers of Individuals with Alzheimer's and Dementia

November 3, 2015 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services is proud to be one of the nine recipients of Governor Cuomo's $67.5 million dollar initiative for the development of programs that support family members who care for the nearly 380,000 New Yorkers living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The awards are...

Women speaking to loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease

NY1 Reports on Supporting Alzheimer's Caregivers

May 23, 2016 | Roberta

A recent NYI report by Erin Billups discussed issues facing New Yorkers providing care to loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease. The story features staff and participants of our CARE NYC and Adult Day programs, and shows how our programs support people...

Hay ayuda para hispanos que cuidan familiares con Alzheimer

May 25, 2016 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services is one of several organizations that provide services for family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia, or chronic illness.  ...

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Sunnyside Community Services and Amie’s Place Foundation Partner for a Third Year

June 20, 2016 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services and Amie’s Place Foundation Partner for a Third Year to Keep the Elderly and their Animal Companions Together

June 2016, Sunnyside, New York

Amie’s Place Foundation, a New York-based not-for-profit Foundation that funds organizations...

Teacher and Student Smiling

Enroll now for Free Pre-K Programs in September

August 2, 2016 | Roberta

At Sunnyside UP Pre-kindergarten, children build foundational literacy and math skills in a welcoming, supportive, and fun environment. Our multi-lingual teachers celebrate the diverse talents and interests of each child, and helps them learn to work, play, and solve problems together, Sign up...

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Care NYC Announces New Caregiver Events for October

September 1, 2016 | Roberta

Caregivers, take a break with your loved one and get the support you need. Join CARE NYC for an Autumn Sing-Along on Thursday, October 6 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. with Sean Condron at Sunnyside Community Services. On Thursday, October 13, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m, enjoy a guided tour of the Brooklyn...

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