My Friends Place NY
Enriching the Lives of Extraordinary Kids

Our mission is to empower underserved youths and their families
through learning opportunities and youth development programs
to help them become confident, self-sufficient and increase awareness of mental health.

Our mission is to empower underserved youths and their families
through learning opportunities and youth development programs
to help them become confident, self-sufficient and increase awareness of mental health.

Our mission is to empower underserved youths and their families
through learning opportunities and youth development programs
to help them become confident, self-sufficient and increase awareness of mental health.

Make a Positive Impact for the Future

My Friends Place NY Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization formed by a group of young Asian professionals based in Brooklyn in 2015. We are a team of enthusiastic professionals striving to improve the lives of the next generation of youths in the Chinese community in NYC.

My Friends Place NY Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization formed by a group of young Asian professionals based in Brooklyn in 2015. We are a team of enthusiastic professionals striving to improve the lives of the next generation of youths in the Chinese community in NYC.

My Friends Place NY Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization
formed by a group of young Asian professionals based in Brooklyn in 2015.
We are a team of enthusiastic professionals striving to improve
the lives of the next generation of youths in the Chinese community in NYC.

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Programs

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Community Involvement

My Friends Place NY seeks community and corporate partnership to benefit the youths that we serve. We hope to foster volunteerism by creating engaging community activities and helping our youths gain vocational skills.

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Special Needs

We have an enrichment program fill with games, arts and crafts and music activities to enrich the youths' lives.

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Mental Health Services

My Friends Place NY can connect private mental health services to those who need it to work on life’s challenging matters.

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Academic Prep

In the summer of 2016, My Friends Place NY partnered with the Chinese American Planning Council (CPC) to host eight yoga and stress management workshops for 9th and 10th graders at New Utrecht High School. This program was made possible through a grant from Citizens Committee of NYC. This program continues in 2017.

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Yoga For Youth

In the summer of 2016, My Friends Place NY partnered with the Chinese American Planning Council (CPC) to host eight yoga and stress management workshops for 9th and 10th graders at New Utrecht High School. This program was made possible through a grant from Citizens Committee of NYC. This program continues in 2017.

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Mentoring

Mentors (21+) will be matched to a youth (age 13-18) who currently resides in Brooklyn. Our youths need a friend who will be there to listen and provide guidance to better shape their social skills so that they have the skills to succeed.

Our Latest Events

Free Virtual Tutoring and College Mentorship

We are holding free virtual tutoring and college mentorship programs.

We are recruiting college students as mentors and high school seniors who need guidance through the college process.

If you have any questions and want to sign up, please contact

chihling@mfpny.org 

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COVID-19 Collective Memories Project

Please join our project as we are gathering the community’s response to the pandemic.

Tell us your story in the form of drawings, photos, journals, diaries, blog entries, thoughts and feelings, memories of family members, words of encouragement, thank you letters, how did you cope, how you or someone helping others,  and/or anything you want to share related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We hope this project can help us reflect, express, and heal together as a community.

 

Please submit your story here:

Please check out our website for Covid-19 Memories.

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Virtual Yoga Program

Hi Friends, we are hosting a FREE virtual yoga program.

We will be running free virtual Chair Yoga programs for older adults. Please see attached flyer.

 

Dates:
From 9/5 - 11/7/2020

 

8:45 am - 9:30 am Yoga Program for older adults
To sign up, please see the flyer for detailed information.
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