Friendship Circle of Brooklyn is a non profit organization that is on a mission to provide every child with special needs the support, friendship and inclusion they deserve.

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A ‘Special’ 19 Kislev Farbrengen

A ‘Special’ 19 Kislev Farbrengen

Over 50 boys and Bochurim of Friendship Circle Brooklyn’s Boys Division gathered at the Jewish Children’s Museum for a special Farbrengen. First, the boys ate a delicious pizza supper as...

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Events

Winter Camp 5778

Winter Camp 5778

In conjunction with the Hebrew Educational Society in Canarsie, and thanks to the efforts of the Public Holiday Initiative Grant, Friendship Circle has been able to provide a one-of-a-kind FOUR...

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Children

Children

A child with special needs is paired with a teen volunteer. Together they participate in a host of programs and activities that will benefit the child and their teenage friend, both socially and recreationally.

Y.A.D. Boys

Y.A.D. Boys

Geared for post Bar-Mitzvah boys, this group was met with huge success this past year, and we're sure we will build on that success. Programs include: Bi-monthly Shabbos Minyanim, Farbrengens and outings. Weekly Chavrusa learning on the subject of his choice, takes place every Wednesday night with Oholei Torah Zal Bochurim from 6.00-6.45pm.

Y.A.D. Girls

Y.A.D. Girls

The most hip form of exercise is once again being offered to our girls – ZUMBA! Classes will take place throughout the winter on Motzei Shabbos. A recital at the completion of the season will definitely wow mothers and sisters. Other activities and programs include Sunday Socials, art classes, bowling leagues, and holiday programs.