Dream family Hub

Welcome to the DREAM Family Hub!

As we navigate this time together, the maxim “DREAM Is Family” has never meant more. In these unprecedented times, the safety and well-being of the entire DREAM community remains our first priority. On this website you will find important updates, information, assistance, and resources.

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Latest Updates from DREAM

Updated January 5, 2020

School Updates:

  • For DREAM's latest updates on COVID-19 please visit the Health & Safety Updates page of the Family Hub.

  • DREAM Financial Support: We are still accepting applications for our emergency financial grant program. To learn more about the program and to apply, please visit this website.

  • Food Distribution: DREAM's food distribution is moving to a different system in 2021 to support the families who have consistently participated in the distribution program. Please see the flyer located further down on this page for more information. If you are in need of food and did not receive an invitation, please email familysupport@wearedream.org.

  • Family Communications: In an effort to ensure that we share news with you that is most relevant and applicable to your family, we are streamlining when and how we communicate with DREAM families about COVID-19 developments. You can expect to receive an email from your school's principal in the following scenarios:

  • If there's a positive case in your child's school

  • If there's a yellow, orange, or red zone designation in your school's neighborhood

  • If we're announcing a closure in your school building

  • Additionally, all DREAM families will be notified by email if there is a network-wide closure.

  • DREAM Mott Haven is Expanding: We're so excited to announce that we will be moving forward with plans to open DREAM Mott Haven Middle School in the fall of 2021 with a 6th grade. You’ll hear more from us soon on what this means for our community and how you can refer friends and family, or enroll your own scholars. We hope that you, like us, feel a sense of pride and excitement as a new journey begins and our DREAM family continues to grow.

  • School Calendar: For a full schedule overview, as well as additional upcoming days off, please review our school calendar for the next few months. As always, this calendar is subject to change based on external COVID-related factors.

NYC Updates:

  • Visit NYC Health+Hospitals to find a testing location near you and to check on testing wait times (this PDF refreshes every 2 minutes).

  • New Yorkers can now sign up for a COVID-19 antibody survey appointment. Click here to register or call 1-888-279-0967.

  • SNAP COVID-19 Information: Please use this link to learn more about the P-EBT food benefits for New York State residents.

DREAM Family Health & Wellness Needs Survey

Your health and wellbeing matter, especially during these challenging times. We recognize that it is not always easy to prioritize your health and access the care and other support you need.

We want to support our community in achieving all their goals. We have partnered with Mount Sinai Health System and AIRnyc, a local community-based organization, to offer a free health and wellness concierge service.

We have created a brief survey to help us better understand how we can support our community and provide improved access to health and wellness services. You can find the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DREAMfamilyhealth.

Thank you in advance for taking the few minutes to complete this survey!


Su salud y bienestar son importantes, especialmente durante estos tiempos difíciles. Reconocemos que no siempre es fácil priorizar su salud y acceder a la atención y otro apoyo que necesita.

Queremos apoyar a nuestra comunidad en el logro de todos sus objetivos. Nos hemos asociado con Mount Sinai Health System y AIRnyc, una organización comunitaria local, para ofrecer un servicio gratuito de conserjería de salud y bienestar.

Hemos creado una breve encuesta para ayudarnos a comprender mejor cómo podemos apoyar a nuestra comunidad y brindar un mejor acceso a los servicios de salud y bienestar. Puede encontrar la encuesta aquí: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DREAMfamilyhealth.

¡Gracias de antemano por tomarse unos minutos para completar esta encuesta!

Food Distribution information

Red Rabbit

  • We know that you are currently being pulled in a thousand directions, so we've been working on one way to bring your lives a little stability, comfort, and ease. We are thrilled to be partnering with Red Rabbit to provide a weekly home delivery of breakfasts, lunches, and snacks for your kids.

      • Breakfast, lunch and snack delivered directly to your home: Inside each delivery will be 5 freshly prepared lunches (eg Red Rabbit’s Arroz con Pollo), 5 freshly made breakfasts (eg freshly baked blueberry muffins), 5 snacks (eg soft NY style pretzels), all served with fresh cut fruit (eg watermelon) and milk.

      • Free for all students enrolled at DREAM: Through our state funding, we are able to provide these packs free of charge to each student enrolled at Dream - and Red Rabbit is able to cook and deliver these meals directly to you.

  • Click here for more info and to sign up.

  • Click here to view this week's menu.

  • Click here to view substitute menus.

      1. Password: substitute

  • Sabemos que actualmente están siendo arrastrados en mil direcciónes, entonces hemos estado trabajando en una forma de brindarles a sus vidas un poco de estabilidad, comodidad y tranquilidad. Estamos encantados de estar colaborando con Red Rabbit para proporcionar una entrega a domicilio semanal de desayunos, almuerzos y refrigerios para sus hijos/as.

      • Desayuno, almuerzo y refrigerio entregado directamente a su hogar: Dentro de cada entrega habrá 5 almuerzos recientemente preparados (por ejemplo, Arroz con Pollo de Red Rabbit), 5 desayunos recientemente hechos (por ejemplo, muffins de arándanos reciéntemente horneados), 5 refrigerios (por ejemplo pretzels suaves estile Nueva York), todos servidos con fruta fresca cortada (por ejemplo, sandía) y leche.

      • Gratis para todos los estudiantes inscritos en DREAM: A través de nuestra financiación del estado, podemos proporcionar estos paquetes gratis a cada estudiante inscrito en DREAM, y Red Rabbit puede cocinar y entregarle estas comidas directamente a ustedes.

dream food distribution

  • DREAM's food distribution is moving to a different system in 2021 to support the families who have consistently participated in the distribution program. If you are in need of food and did not receive an invitation, please email familysupport@wearedream.org.

2021 Food Distro Update (1) 1.pdf
2021 Food Distro Update (1) 2.pdf

receiving text messages via School Messenger

School Messenger recently sent out a text to families to opt in to receiving text messages via School Messenger. Unfortunately, the "opt in" option can only be sent out once. If you did not receive it, or accidentally ignored it because you didn't understand it was from DREAM, you will not receive another text with the option. The flyers below explain the process and provide a code you can text to opt into the service.

School Messenger - SPN.docx

We are here for you

If you have any questions, please email familysupport@wearedream.org or fill out the form below. If you would like to request support through the new DREAM emergency fund, please fill out the other google form at the top of this page.