The Bayshore Family Success Center is located at the Henry Hudson Trail Activity Center in Leonardo.  The center is a community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering place where any community resident can go for family support, information and services.

The purpose of Family Success Centers is to enrich the lives of children and parents by making families and neighborhoods stronger. Families receive support in dealing with the stress of parenting and everyday issues.

The Bayshore Family Success Center is committed to strengthening families and inspiring parent, family and community involvement.

SERVICES:

> Parenting and Child Development
> Parental Resilience/Life Skills
> Social Connections
> Mental Health Programs
> Employment/Housing
> Concrete Support/Services for Parents
> Continued Support of Superstorm Sandy Victims

HOURS:

Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

ADDRESS & CONTACT:

The Henry Hudson Trail Activity Center
945 State Highway 36
Leonardo, NJ 07737
732.497.3811
Fax: 732.847.2742
familysuccess@ymcanj.org

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FOCUS AREA:

Nurturing & Attachment. Holiday traditions like preparing and sharing special meals, making decorations, and visiting family and friends provide opportunities to teach your children family values as well as bonding time.

CALENDAR:

View this month’s calendar. Check out all Y events and stay connected with us through Facebook or text by texting bayshorefa to 81010 for timely updates.

Bayshore Family Success Center Event Calendar

Nov
25
Fri
Gift of Good Health Special Membership
Nov 25 @ 12:01 am – Dec 31 @ 11:45 pm

This holiday season give the gift of health to yourself or those you care about. Buy 2 months of membership with NO JOINER FEE, receive 1 MONTH FREE! Learn more at www.ymcanj.org/giftofhealth.

Dec
2
Fri
Pop-Up Baby Pantry, Leonardo @ Bayshore Family Success Center
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The need for diapers doesn’t have to be overwhelming!

bayshore family success center baby in diaper

On average babies need 6 diapers a day and newborns need more than double that. Not having diapers can lead to less frequent changes causing severe diaper rash, urinary tract and staph infections, and other health conditions.

Supporting Families

The Bayshore Family Success Center is excited to continue our monthly Pop-Up Baby Pantry. Inventory is based on community donations and includes diapers, wipes, rash cream/ointment, and formula. We have been fortunate to have a caring community continuously support us and we are currently well-stocked!

Our Pop-Up Baby Pantry is open the first Friday of every month. Please use the form below to register or contact us at familysuccess@ymcanj.org. Registration ends at 7 p.m. the Thursday before the next pop up. We will continue operating with a contact-less pickup in our parking lot.

Register Online

The Bayshore Family Success Center’s Pop-Up Baby Pantry is open to families who live in the Bayshore area which includes Keyport, Union Beach, Keansburg, North Middletown, Port Monmouth, Belford, Leonardo, Atlantic Highlands, and Highlands.

Selected Value: 0
Dec
5
Mon
Jewelry Making @ Union Beach Memorial Library
Dec 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids 8 and over can join Debbie in making some jewelry that can be given to loved one or kept for yourself. A gift made from the heart. Union Beach Memorial Library, 810 Union Ave, Union Beach.

Register at familysuccess@ymcanj.org or contact the center at 732.497.3811

Dec
8
Thu
Kids Cooking With Kids @ Zoom
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Take On Snack Time With Bayshore

Are your kids ALWAYS saying that they’re hungry and asking for snacks? If your answer is yes, we’ve created this program for snackers like your little one. Have them join us on Zoom (for now) for a hands-on live kids’ basic cooking demonstration, taught by a kid!

Master the art of independent snacking!

JOIN via Zoom. Link provided upon registration.

Explore Our Past Snacks

  • September: Egg-cellent Eggs
  • October: Cupcakes
  • November: Cookies Cutouts
  • December: Holiday Snacks
  • January: Grilled Cheese
  • February: Rice Krispies Treats
  • March: St. Patrick’s Day Cookies
  • April: Quesadillas
  • May Mac & Cheese

Dec
13
Tue
Grandparents Group: Learn & Share Your Story
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm
Grandparents Group: Learn & Share Your Story @ New Jersey | United States

Monthly, Every Second Tuesday | 1 p.m.

Support for the Special Role You Play in Your Grandchild’s Life

Helping with the kids? From providing occasional babysitting to raising them as your own, more and more grandparents are actively involved in the day-to-day life of their grandchildren. Join us at our grandparent’s group to learn and share valuable information.

Monthly, Every Second Tuesday | 1 p.m.

Held virtually via zoom | Please contact us for the join code

RSVP required. For more information,
contact 732.497.3811 or familysuccess@ymcanj.org.

Dec
21
Wed
Pop-Up Baby Pantry, Keansburg @ Church of St. Anne
Dec 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The need for diapers doesn’t have to be overwhelming!

bayshore family success center baby in diaper

On average babies need 6 diapers a day and newborns need more than double that. Not having diapers can lead to less frequent changes causing severe diaper rash, urinary tract and staph infections, and other health conditions.

Supporting Families

The Bayshore Family Success Center is excited to provide a monthly Pop-Up Baby Pantry in partnership with Church of St. Ann and Child Care Resources.. Inventory is based on community donations and includes diapers, wipes, rash cream/ointment, and formula. We have been fortunate to have a caring community continuously support us and we are currently well-stocked!

Our Pop-Up Baby Pantry is open the third Wednesday of every month. Please use the form below to register or contact us at familysuccess@ymcanj.org. Registration ends at 7 p.m. the Thursday before the next pop up.

Register Online

The Bayshore Family Success Center’s Pop-Up Baby Pantry is open to families who live in the Bayshore area which includes Keyport, Union Beach, Keansburg, North Middletown, Port Monmouth, Belford, Leonardo, Atlantic Highlands, and Highlands.

Selected Value: 0
Dec
27
Tue
Application Assistance
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come by the Bayshore Family Success Center on the 1st Wednesday of the month for our Application Day. We can assist with applying for SNAP, TANF, GA, LIHEAP, TRUE, CAP and other specialized grants. Please contact us for the list of documents needed and to schedule a time.

Dec
28
Wed
Rock Painting @ Bayshore Family Success Center Parking Lot
Dec 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Rock Painting @ Bayshore Family Success Center Parking Lot | Leonardo | New Jersey | United States
We are creating a rock garden and need your help! Join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month for a rock painting party. Rocks and paint will be provided. Seating is limited so registration is required!
For more information and to register, please call 732.497.3811 or email   familysuccess@ymcanj.org
Dec
30
Fri
Application Assistance
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come by the Bayshore Family Success Center on the 1st Wednesday of the month for our Application Day. We can assist with applying for SNAP, TANF, GA, LIHEAP, TRUE, CAP and other specialized grants. Please contact us for the list of documents needed and to schedule a time.

Jan
2
Mon
Jewelry Making @ Union Beach Memorial Library
Jan 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids 8 and over can join Debbie in making some jewelry that can be given to loved one or kept for yourself. A gift made from the heart. Union Beach Memorial Library, 810 Union Ave, Union Beach.

Register at familysuccess@ymcanj.org or contact the center at 732.497.3811