News & Updates

Praxis BFP and East Coast Scooters Thanksgiving food drive 2021

November 23, 2021

On Saturday 20th November 2021, Praxis BFP collaborated with East Coast Scooters to do a Thanksgiving food drive for the families at the shelter. This is the first annual food drive for ECS and it was in the heart of the leaders and members to give back to their fellow New Yorkers this Thanksgiving. East… Read more »

Welcome to Praxis Third Avenue Shelter

April 13, 2020

We at Praxis Housing are proud to announce our latest DHS housing facility entitled “Praxis Third Ave Shelter.” The program temporarily houses 58 adult families with priority offered to those who have roots in CB 6 and surrounding communities in Brooklyn. On-site services include: case management, nutritious meals served three times a day, housing placement… Read more »

Halloween Party 2019 @ Broadway Family Plaza

November 25, 2019

On Wednesday, 30th October 2019, Praxis Broadway Family Plaza (BFP) hosts the annual Halloween party. It takes place at the BFP location, and everyone from staff to families dresses in their favorite costume. We have this party so the children and families can engage with one another and form friendships. The Praxis staff also do… Read more »

BFP hosted youth entrepreneur program

August 27, 2019

On August 14th 2019, Praxis Broadway Family Plaza (BFP) hosted an event with young entrepreneurs who showcased their first t-shirt line called “Royalty of the City.” Some of the teenagers living at BFP worked on this project, and we are proud of what they achieved in their final product. Some of the attendees received t-shirts…. Read more »

Recreation room opening @ Broadway Family Plaza

July 5, 2019

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 DSS Commissioner Steven Banks, DHS Administrator Joslyn Carter, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, Dr. Herminia Palacio joined Praxis and members of Welcoming Neighbors Bronx in the ribbon-cutting of the Praxis Broadway Family Residence’s new recreational center. DHS partnered with HBO and Sesame Street to host Lily, Sesame Street’s… Read more »

Praxis Broadway Family Residence

March 18, 2019

October 2017, Praxis opened Broadway Family Residence, its first DHS shelter for families with children. The program houses 83 families with priority offered to those who have roots in Bronx Community Board 8 and surrounding communities in the Bronx. Praxis staff provides an array of on-site services and have established community based linkages to help… Read more »

Green Thumb Workshop

March 3, 2017