Resources for Youth

Government Agencies:

Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD)
The Department of Youth and Community Development  was created in 1996 to provide the City of New York with high-quality youth and family programming. Its central task is administering available City, state, and federal funds to effective community-based organizations.

New York City Department of Education
The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is the largest school district in the US, serving 1.1 million students in over 1,800 schools.

New York State Office of Youth Development (OYD)
The Office of Youth Development was created to design, coordinate and promote innovative strategies to advance youth development.

Youth Programs:

DYCD After School Programs
The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development offers engaging high quality programs for young people in all five boroughs of New York City during the hours they are not in school.

NYC DOE Pre-K Programs
Full-day pre-K programs are available at district schools, NYC Early Education Centers (NYCEECs), and charter schools. With NYC pre-K programs, working families know their kids are safe, learning and growing during the workday.