We as Einstein Families members,

 Understand the beauty and hardships of creating a family,

Support without being judgmental to one another,

Listen and share our stories, but not force each other to accept anything,

Help each other by sharing wisdom and resources,

 We are Einstein Families.

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EINSTEIN FAMILIES INITIATIVES

 

Students and postdocs have come together to form the Einstein Families group whose mission is to provide support, advocacy, educational workshops, resources, and activities for members of the Einstein community and their families. 

OUR MISSION

 

Einstein Families’ mission is to provide a support network for members of the Einstein community. Embracing all types of families, we consist of students and postdocs, with their significant others and their children. Einstein Families aspires to foster a welcoming and nurturing environment for all.

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Einstein Families

Programming Chair

Chaya Goldberg (M.D.)

Chaya.goldberg@einsteinmed.org

Community & Event Coordinator

Alia Sagatova (Post Doc)

Alia.sagatova@einsteinmed.org

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Community & Event Coordinator

Daniel Zamith Miranda (Post-Doc)

 

Daniel.zamithmiranda@einsteinmed.org

Educational Coordinator

Jennifer Hardell (M.D.)

 

Jennifer.gemmell@einsteinmed.org

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Advocacy Coordinator

Ananda Ghosh (Post-Doc)

 

Ananda.ghosh@einsteinmed.org

WHATSAPP GROUP

  • We have a WhatsApp group! Join today by emailing any of the Einstein Families Committee members.

 

EINSTEIN FAMILIES HANDBOOK – By Kumsal Tekirdag

  • Access the handbook by clicking here

 

LACTATION ROOMS

Dedicated private lactation rooms are available for students, staff, and faculty in: 

  • Forchheimer Building, room G31N 

  • Price Center, room 120 

  • Kennedy Center, Room 937A 

  • Belfer Building, room 1205C

  • Jacobi – Building 1, 7th floor (NICU), Room 7N5

Please contact security at 718-430-8035 for access.

 

PLAYGROUND/ HOUSING PLAYROOM FOR KIDS

There is a playground for children on the Einstein campus and in the Rhinelander building. There is also a playroom in buildings 1925, 1935, 1945, and in the Rhinelander building. 

 

CHILDCARE RESOURCES AND GRANTS

 

EINSTEIN CHILDCARE GRANT

Einstein offers a grant of $200 per child per month to help subsidize the cost of childcare at certain child care centers in the Bronx. This grant is available to medical students, graduate students, and post-doctoral research fellows.

 

CHILDCARE APPLICATION GRANT FORM:

https://www.einstein.yu.edu/download/?token=f8g8FXOWkySEbrjzfmDX8lduFuHe3JfpKo4ofoUqkqU

 

DAYCARE INFORMATION

Please check http://childcarecenter.us/new_york_homecare/10461_zipcode for local family daycare providers registered with the Home Daycare database or contact the following daycares in the area:

 

Below is a list of local New York State licensed childcare centers that we have approved for the Einstein Child Care Grant Program.

 In comparing and selecting a program, be mindful of each center’s specific policies such as:

• Center’s vacation schedule, early drop off and extended day; hours of operation

• Whether lunch and snacks are provided

• Make-up policy for missed days

• Tuition payment option, additional fees (registration, supplies, etc.), annual rate increases

• Discounts that are set by the childcare center; please verify rates directly with each child care center

 

1.

1122 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461

(718) 822-1829

www.brightstarsny.com

Half-day and full-day programs

Ages: 20 months to 5 years old

Discount: contact center directly

See tuition rates and program details on the website

*an additional location is opened in the fall of 2019


2.

Bright Stars Nursery School

1122 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461

(718) 822-1829

www.brightstarsny.com

Half-day and full-day programs

Ages: 20 months to 5 years old

Discount: contact center directly

See tuition rates and program details on the website

*an additional location is opened in the fall of 2019

 

3.

Children’s Corner Learning Center

Bronx Metro Center Atrium

1776 Eastchester Road

Bronx, NY 10461

(718) 239-1062

www.childrenscornergroup.com

Half-day, full-day, and back-up care programs

Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years

Discount: 10%

See tuition rates and program details on the centers webpage

 

4.

Epic Bright Stars

902 Morris Park Avenue

Bronx, NY 10462

(718) 684-4419

www.epicbrightstars.com

Half-day and full-day programs

Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years, Pre-K for all center

Discount: 20% off published rates (as of 8/22/18)

See tuition rates and program details on the website

 

5.

Gan Atid Preschool

1969 Haight Avenue

Bronx, NY 10461

(718) 812-1701

Half-day and full-day programs

Ages: 6 weeks to 4 years

Discount: no registration fee

See tuition rates and program details on the preschool’s website

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Childcare policy link https://www.einstein.yu.edu/download/?token=HxGa8m1ppi45sMQSVW4CKqDHwR2C6zRbuDPDbc92P%2fM

Childcare approved centers: https://www.einstein.yu.edu/download/?token=EF24Jzl1mYoy4h%2fvm3cSkbUlwXjS7hNIEP0wUcDIuy8

Below is a list of local New York State licensed childcare centers approved for the Einstein Child Care Grant Program. 

You may want to compare the following when researching childcare options:

  • What is included in the cost of tuition, payment options, additional fees (if any)

  • Early drop off and extended day options

  • Hours of operation, vacation schedule, missed day policies.

Carebridge (Employee Assistance Program – EAP)

Carebridge offers multiple resources for childcare. Childcare Specialists can work with you to find options in your community and listen to your priorities to help you to identify solutions that best meet your family's needs and your financial budget. Contact Carebridge at 800.437.0911.

1199 Member Assistance Program

1199 provides childcare options for children of eligible staff. Visit https://www.1199seiubenefits.org/childcare/

Contact the Child Care Fund at 212.564.2220 or email ChildCare@1199Funds.org

MMCC Community Center

The MMCC Community Center includes Day Care for ages 1 to 4 years old, M-F from 8AM-6PM.  MMCC also offers Pre-K (free for NYC Residents) for 4-year-olds. For more information call direct at 718.654.0563 or visit: https://www.mmcc.org/child-development-center/

In addition, the MMCC Community Center offers a fun and enriching combination of classes and clubs including sports, arts, technology, activity groups, homework help, and much more. Find out more information at https://www.mmcc.org/afterschool-programs/

NYC Department of Education

https://infohub.nyced.org/

Need a pre-K program for fall 2020? Every New York City resident can start attending pre-K in the calendar year they turn 4.

Use MySchools to explore pre-K programs in your area and add your child to programs' waitlists today. You may also contact a Family Welcome Center for information about enrollment and program availability.  Learn more about pre-K.

NYS, Office of Children and Family Services

Division of Child Care Services https://ocfs.ny.gov/programs/childcare/

Amazing Kids Learning Center

2331 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10469 - 718.654.5437 - http://amazingkids.us/

Half day and full day programs    -   Ages:  20 months to 5 years

Discount: Contact center directly

Contact:   Marina  212.433.0804 

Offering Universal Pre-K 4 in fall 2020

Brilliant Futures Day Care

1842 Radcliff Ave., Bronx, NY 10462

1234 Arnow Ave., Bronx, NY  10469

2543 Morgan Ave., Bronx, NY  10469
(PreK for All & summer camp only)

718.344.0151

http://www.brilliantfuturesdaycare.com/

Full-day program only

Ages: 0 to 4 years (varies by location)

Discount:  60% off the registration fee

Shining Star Pre-School

Shining Star Pre-School
1879-1881 Bronxdale Avenue
Bronx, NY  10462
718.409.1316
www.shiningstarspreschool.com

Half day and full day programs

Ages: 2 years to 5 years

Scheduled to open 9/14