Non-Profit Organizations

The non-profit organizations and centers below provide various free services that can assist us in our time of need. The services they provide cover housing, jobs, rape, physical abuse, education, substance abuse, day care, financial, and much more. Click here if the information on this page needs to be updated and/or if you know of a non-profit organization that should be added to this website.

NameLocationService Description
A Better ChanceManhattanA Better Chance is the oldest and only national organization of its kind changing the life trajectory for academically talented youth of color via access to rigorous and prestigious educational opportunities for students in grades 6-12. Our mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation: ACCES-VRMultiple AreasAdult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) offers access to a full range of employment and independent living services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives.
Access NYCWebFree screening for human benefits you and your family might qualify for.
The Actors Theatre WorkshopManhattanAn award-winning non-profit theatre, community center and educational institution that teaches innovative educational techniques and theatre principles to adults and children from all walks of life; produces classical and contemporary plays and documentary films that maintain the highest artistic standards; and develops new dramatic works that examine the social issues of the day.
Affinity Health Plan (The Bronx / New York City)The BronxManaged care/health insurance.
African Diaspora Film FestivalManhattanPresents an eclectic mix of Urban, Classic, Independent and Foreign films that explore the richness and diversity of the life experience of people of color all over the world.
The Animation ProjectManhattanThe Animation Project's mission is to nurture the social, emotional and cognitive growth of at-risk youth, using digital art technology as a therapeutic medium and a workforce development tool. TAP envisions a world where youth become creative and productive young adults. TAP believes that all youth should have equal access to information, people, and technology.
Art For ChangeManhattanEncourages the advancement of progressive social change by using art as a catalyst for disseminating information to people.
ArtsConnectionMultiple AreasSince 1979, ArtsConnection has provided innovative arts programming to millions of students in the New York City public school system, enhancing children’s intellectual, personal and social growth, while developing award-winning educational models.
Asian Americans For EqualityManhattanAsian Americans for Equality (AAFE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of Asian Americans and all of those who are in need. Founded in 1974 to advocate for equal rights, AAFE has transformed in the past four decades to become one of New York’s preeminent housing, social service and community development organizations.
Beacon Youth And Adult Program (NYC DYCD)Multiple LocationsA year-round program held in New York City school-based community centers that provides a wide range of activities for both youth between the ages of 6 and 18 and adults. Programs operate in the afternoons and evenings, on weekends, during school holidays and vacation periods, and during the summer. Includes, academic assistance, GED, and more.
Better Bronx For Youth ConsortiumThe BronxFocus on the prevention of teen pregnancy, insufficient education, substance .
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York CityMultiple LocationsOur vision is that all children achieve success in life. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships with adults that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with families, volunteers, organizations and the community to inspire positive change in all.
Bronx County BuffaloesThe BronxWork to inspire and educate our young men and woman. We instill in them the ideals of scholarship and sportsmanship.
The Bronx DefendersThe BronxThe Bronx Defenders employs a groundbreaking system of holistic defense to fight both the causes and consequences of involvement in the criminal justice system. Whether addressing the root causes of their involvement in the criminal justice system such as addiction, mental illness, and joblessness or the collateral consequences of their criminal case, our goal is not just to succeed in court but to make a long-term difference in our clients' lives.
Bronx Educational Opportunity Center (Bronx EOC)The BronxProvide free educational training. Services include Job Placement Assistance, Case Management, and more.
The Bronx Freedom FundThe BronxThe Bronx Freedom Fund, a registered 501(c)(3), helps indigent defendants meet their bail obligations so they fight their cases from a position of strength and freedom.
Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled, Inc. (BCID)BrooklynBrooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled, Inc. (BCID) is a non-profit, grass roots organization operated by a majority of people with disabilities for people with disabilities since 1956. BCID is dedicated to guaranteeing the civil rights of people with disabilities. We exist to to improve the quality of life of Brooklyn residents with disabilities through programs that empower them to gain greater control of their lives and achieve full and equal integration into society.
Brooklyn Educational Opportunity CenterBrooklynThe State University of New York Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC) is part of a network of 10 EOC's and 2 Outreach Centers throughout New York State. BEOC provides tuition free academic and career training to over 1600 eligible New York residents annually.
Brooklyn Workforce InnovationsBrooklynBrooklyn Workforce Innovations helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement.
Building WorksManhattanA pre-apprenticeship, full-time training program.
Buildling Skills NYManhattanBuilding Skills NY works to empower New Yorkers, enhance employability, and improve our local communities. Building Skills NY believes that training can result in long term employment and an improved circumstances for participants and their families.
Casabe Houses For The ElderlyManhattanCasabe's goal is not simply to provide the supports needed for our seniors to age in place but to enrich their quality of life through health, wellness, cultural and educational opportunities.
Catholic Home BureauThe BronxAdoption, foster care, shelters, etc.
Center For Court Innovation: Youth CourtMultiple LocationsYouth courts train teenagers to serve as jurors, judges and attorneys, handling real-life cases involving their peers. The goal of youth court is to use positive peer pressure to ensure that young people who have committed minor offenses learn accountability and repair the harm caused by their actions.
Resources For Children With Special Needs (RCSN)ManhattanResources for Children with Special Needs is New York City's only independent nonprofit organization that works for families and children with all special needs, across all boroughs, to understand, navigate, and access the services needed to ensure that all children have the opportunity to develop their full potential.
Citizens Committee For New York CityManhattanOur mission is to stimulate and support self-help and civic action to improve the quality of life in New York City and its neighborhoods. We believe that residents are uniquely situated to define and act on the issues affecting their communities. Our services include neighborhood improvement grants and skills-building workshops.
City YearManhattanCity Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to keep students in school and on track to graduation. One million students drop out of school each year, and half of those dropouts come from just 12 percent of schools. City Year's Long-Term Impact strategy will challenge the status quo, dramatically increasing the graduation pipeline and transforming the future for thousands of students in America. City Year’s mission is to build democracy through citizen service, civic leadership and social entrepreneurship.
Claremont Neighborhood Centers Inc.The BronxMulti-service community center.
Coalition For The HomelessManhattanCoalition for the Homeless is the nation's oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women, and children. We are dedicated to the principle that affordable housing, sufficient food, and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society.
College Access Center Your Neighborhood College Resource CenterThe BronxCollege Access provides one-on-one consultations to all to formulate realistic goals in applying for college.
Community Access, Inc.ManhattanProvides a range of housing, job skills, employment placement and professional support services for individuals with psychiatric disabilities.
Community Health Education Center At Bronx LebanonThe BronxWe conduct health education programs and services in the community.
Community Housing and Credit Resource CenterThe BronxEnable low and moderate income individuals & families to create asset wealth building by securing their existing rental apartment.
Computer Resource CentersMultiple LocationsAre you a first-time computer user? A jobseeker looking to strengthen your resume? A teen interested in making movies? Computer Resource Centers can provide you with the tools and guidance you need.
Cornerstone Program (NYC DYCD)Multiple LocationsCornerstone Programs provide engaging, high-quality, year-round programs for adults and young people. Programs are located at 25 New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Community Centers throughout the five boroughs. Services include literacy, computer access, math clubs, H.S. and college prep, GED, and much more!
ManhattanOur mission is to improve the lives of under-resourced New York City youth through the arts. We serve thousands of young people each year, through in-school and out-of-school-time classes, community art-making events, and youth employment creating large-scale public art.
Crime Victim ServicesManhattanAre you or someone you know a victim of a crime (assault, burglary, elder abuse, domestic violence, rape, robbery, etc)? "Crime Victim Services" at Stein Senior Center helps minors, adolescents, adults, seniors, and the disabled who are innocent victims of crime.
CUNY Citizenship Now!Multiple LocationsCUNY Citizenship Now! provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services to help individuals and families on their path to U.S. citizenship. Our attorneys and paralegals offer one-on-one consultations to assess participants' eligibility for legal benefits and assist them in applying when qualified.
CUNY College Connections ProjectManhattan The CUNY Assessment Test is a challenging, high stakes test that determines whether you need to take remedial courses at CUNY colleges. College Connections can prepare you. In its workshops, you will learn about the test and how to prepare to do your best. Workshops introduce simple strategies to give you a leg up.
CUNY College NowBrooklynThe College Now program offers qualified high school students opportunities to enroll in a variety of activities including college-credit courses, college-preparatory courses and activities, and experiential-based summer programs. Access to campus facilities and cultural offerings are also offered to students.
Day Care Council Of New York, Inc.Multiple LocationsThe Day Care Council of New York, Inc., is the federation of 200 non-profit sponsoring boards that operate more than 320 publicly-funded child care centers and family child care programs in New York City. We help match needs with available resources.
District 75: Special Education ServicesMultiple LocationsDistrict 75 provides citywide educational, vocational, and behavior support programs for students who are on the autism spectrum, have significant cognitive delays, are severely emotionally challenged, sensory impaired and/or multiply disabled. supports, to approximately 23,000 students with severe challenges, commensurate with their abilities.
Double Discovery CenterManhattanThe Double Discovery Center of Columbia College works with low-income and first generation college Manhattan area youth and youth adults age 12 through 27 each year to ensure academic skills building and focus, high school graduation, college entrance and completion, and responsible adulthood.
Dress For SuccessManhattanThe mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
East Harlem Collaborative For Community EducationManhattanProvide community residents with access to information and resources about issues and concerns that interest the community at large.
Ecumenical Community Development Organization (ECDO)ManhattanA not for profit organization dedicated to formulate and implement plans and projects that improve the housing, social, and economic conditions of low and moderate income residents and businesses of the West and Central Harlem communities.
El Fogon Center For The ArtsThe BronxPresents art from the NYC area and around the world that reflects the profound issues and ideas of our time (past, present and future), expands the boundaries of artistic practice, and celebrates the diversity of human experience and expression.
El Taller Latino Americano (The Latin American Workshop)Manhattan(The Latin American Workshop) An arts and education institution founded to bridge the gap between Latin Americans and North Americans through the language of art, dance and music.
Emergency Rights, Inc.The BronxWe have help to resolve critical issues such as, aiding fire victims, helping people who suffer from lead poising in obtaining medical care, and advocating for victims of crime and abuse.
Financial Empowerment CentersMultiple LocationsGet free one-on-one financial counseling from a professional counselor. Services are provided for free, in English and Spanish, by phone or in person.
FPA-FoundationThe BronxFPA-Foundation is a activist advocacy organization that services the 5 boroughs. We help organize the community around social justice issues and people affected by the child welfare system such as: parents, foster parents, grandparents, fathers, and children. We provide community advocates for foster youths and organize parents around injustices that they are having with the child welfare system.
Friends Of Brook ParkThe BronxFriends of Brook Park is a leading community-based environmental organization in the South, South Bronx. We engage youth and adults in organic gardening, Community Supported Agriculture and arts and indigenous cultural events and activities that convey a deep respect for the Natural world. In addition we are strong advocates for environmental justice, waterfront access and green space development.
Fula FoundationManhattanDevelopment center, training, child care.
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)ManhattanOur mission is to empower girls and young women, ages 12-24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential.
Goddard Riverside Community CenterManhattanOur program areas include: education, children, youth and families; homeless people; older adults; and advocacy and tenant assistance.
Good Neighbors Community Outreach AgencyThe BronxSocial & educational programs that address today's social problems.
Good Shepherd ServicesMultiple LocationsGood Shepherd Services is a leading youth development, education and family service agency with more than 80 programs that serve over 26,000 children, youth and families each year. We give vulnerable youth in New York City the opportunity to take ownership of their future, making a difference today and for the next generation.
Grassroots Artists Movement, Inc. (G.A.ME)The BronxNot-for-profit membership organization with the mission of using Hip-Hop to organize the community around sociopolitical and economic issues facing the black and Latino community.
Green City Force – AmeriCorps ProgramBrooklynGreen City Force’s (GCF) mission is to break the cycle of poverty, preparing urban young adults to succeed in their chosen careers by engaging them in service, training, academics and work experiences related to the clean energy economy. In doing so, GCF encourages them to lead socially and environmentally responsible lives. - See more at:
Greenhope Services For WomenManhattanEmpower women involved in substance abuse and the criminal justice system to reclaim their lives, reunite with their families, and rebuild their communities.
Hamilton Heights Homeowners AssociationManhattanProviding property owners with useful information about the neighborhood and home ownership issues and working together to solve community problems.
Harlem AcademyManhattanAn academically rigorous, independent school for children whose aptitude for success in higher education might otherwise go unrealized..
The Harlem Business Alliance (HBA)ManhattanServes as an advocate for the preservation and retention of Harlem's business community... Assist existing and emerging businesses, community residents and youth.
Harlem Children’s ZoneManhattanVarious services... Help children and families climb out of poverty and become satisfied, productive members of the community.
Harlem Commonwealth Council, Inc.ManhattanLearn English as a second language. All languages welcome, day and evening classes. Learn computers - Microsoft Office.
The Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF)ManhattanThe Harlem Educational Activities Fund, or HEAF, is a comprehensive, non-profit supplemental education and youth development organization that helps motivated students develop the intellectual curiosity, academic ability, social values, and personal resiliency they need to ensure success in school, career, and life.
Harlem School Of The ArtsManhattanServes over 3,000 students annually in four core artistic disciplines: dance, music, theater and the visual arts.
Harlem SeedsManhattanHarlem Seeds' mission is to inspire young people to live long healthy lives; by empowering them to make appropriate food and lifestyle choices. Healthy living is a right, not a privilege.
Harlem United Community AIDS CenterManhattanWe integrate socially and economically disenfranchised people into a healthy and healing community. We also offer our clients access to a full range of medical, social, and supportive services.
Helping Hands For The Disabled Of NYCMultiple LocationsWe provide numerous services to the disabled located in New York City. Helping Hands for the Disabled Of NYC is fortunate to have the support of our community. You can do your part... There are many ways you can help, whether its volunteering, participating in a fundraising event or making a donation.
High 5… Tickets To The ArtsManhattanLong recognized for developing innovative models for job readiness and training, Henry Street has been helping its neighbors prepare for and secure employment for more than 30 years.
High 5 - Tickets To The ArtsManhattanHigh 5 is a non-profit organization that offers teenagers $5 tickets to arts events in and around New York City. Whether it's dance, theater, music, film, art or spoken word you're into, tickets are available right here!
Highbridge Community Life CenterThe BronxEmpower the people of Highbridge through a rainbow of services that include: counseling for families and children, adult basic education, job training, after school activities for youth, community improvement, organizing and many other services.
The Hope ProgramBrooklynHelps New Yorkers transcend the root causes of poverty by preparing them to find, keep and grow careers. We blend vocational, educational, and social services with a lifelong commitment to a person's success.
Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc.ManhattanWe provide services such as legal representation, tenant and community organizing, installation of energy efficient systems through our Weatherization Program, and technical training courses.
Housing Court AnswersManhattanHousing Court Answers (formerly City-Wide Task Force on Housing Court) has been the best place to go for information about Housing Court for people without lawyers for over thirty years. We are the major voice in reforming the Housing Court. Over the years, we have fought to reform the tenant screening process (known as the blacklist), establish a right to counsel and require the courts to post basic rights and responsibilities.
Housing Works, Inc.The BronxWe are committed to ending the twin crises of AIDS and homelessness.
Imani House, Inc.BrooklynOur mission is to assist marginalized youth, families, and immigrants to create vibrant neighborhoods where residents are decision makers who take responsibility for the improvement of their lives and surroundings.
Institute For Career Development (ICD)ManhattanInstitute for Career Development (formerly International Center for the Disabled) is a New York based non-profit organization whose mission is to help people transform their lives through career development and employment. We specialize in serving people with barriers to employment, including veterans, people with disabilities, youth in transition from school to work, entry-level employees, and career changers. We achieve our mission by providing career evaluation and planning services, hands-on job training programs, community-based internships, job placement assistance, and job retention support services.
Jackson Ave Block Association, Inc.The BronxFostering productive relationships with family, peers and the business community.
Job CorpsMultiple LocationsJob Corps is a great place for young people to complete an education, learn a marketable trade, make lifetime friends, and graduate with a good job in hand. Each Job Corps center is unique. Most centers feature campus-like settings with dormitories where students live. Job Corps provides its students with the guidance and support they need to lead them to long-term employment and success through our Career Development Services System (CDSS).
Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts CenterManhattanHome to many programs that address the needs of Latino culture and artists. The programs provide various community based arts and educational events.
La Villa Agency, Inc.The BronxProvide client-centered, culturally & linguistically, science-based, social, educational, behavioral & healthcare services.
Latinas In ControlManhattanOur mission is to keep our youth off the streets by doing something they enjoy - dancing. At Latinas In Control our children are taught how to dance merengue, hip-hop, salsa, etc. Building self-esteem in our youth while providing guidance and assistance is our goal. We are proud Puerto Ricans introducing our culture to others around the world!
Learn NYManhattanA non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that each of New York City's students receives a high-quality education.
Lenox Hill Neighborhood HouseManhattanServices include: Adult Education, Children & Family Services, Fitness & Aquatics, Food Services, Homeless & Housing Services, Legal Advocacy & Organizing, Older Adult Services, Transportation Services and Visual & Performing Arts.
Liberty LEADSManhattanBank Street's Liberty LEADS provides 260 children and families a comprehensive after school program that meets their social and emotional needs. The program operates from Bank Street South. Services are offered to families and middle school and high school students, grades 5-12, for 11 months each year. Eligibility is based on space availability.
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health ServiceManhattanFree monthly immigration program for people with questions about immigration.
Living And Learning By The ArtsThe BronxCommunicate, educate, excite and inspire through the arts.
MASAManhattanOur mission is to keep the legacy of gospel, jazz, and R&B Arts alive and growing.
State University of New York Manhattan Educational Opportunity CenterManhattanAssist people who meet certain income requirements achieve their educational and employment goals. Offering HS completion, college preparatory coursework and more.
MASAThe BronxThe mission of MASA is to promote educational attainment, committed leadership and civic engagement among underserved students living in New York City with a particular focus on those of Mexican descent. Through a variety of civic and educational partnerships, MASA provides positive guidance and support for underserved youth and their families.
Mathematics & Science For Minority StudentsMAThe (MS)2 program was founded in 1977 to address the compelling need to cultivate the mathematical and scientific abilities of economically disadvantaged African American, Latino, and Native American high school students from targeted cities and communities across the United States. In a residential setting on the historic Phillips Academy campus, the three-summer program challenges students intellectually and exposes them to peers and educators with diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and aspirations. This competitive and rigorous program is free of charge for all students selected.
The Maysles Institute and The Maysles CinemaManhattanExhibits independently curated films to inspire dialogue and action and advances community produced films through education programs. Our cinema and education programs engage multi-generational communities in creative self-expression, communicating ideas and advocating needs.
The Metropolitan Council On HousingManhattanTo counter the real-estate industry's attack on affordable housing and tenant protections, Met Council works primarily on preserving and strengthening rent regulations in order to insure a permanent supply of affordable rental housing.
Monroe College Jumpstart ProgramThe BronxMonroe College is committed to helping you jumpstart your college education by offering interesting and challenging courses. Monroe offers a variety of Bachelor and Associates Degrees. As a teaching-oriented institution of higher learning, Monroe emphasizes instructional excellence, and is committed to sustaining faculty who are caring, dedicated and knowledgeable in their fields. Jumpstart classes are offered in both the fall and winter semesters.
Moose Hall Theatre CompanyManhattanOur mandate is one of cultural inclusion. Our aim is to provide performance opportunities for professional performing artists of various cultures and origins, particularly for those who would not otherwise have an opportunity to participate in contemporary or classical productions.
National Coalition Against CensorshipManhattanNCAC’s mission is to promote freedom of thought, inquiry and expression and oppose censorship in all its forms. NCAC is unique in that we are national in scope, but often local in our approach. We work with community members to resolve censorship controversies without the need for litigation.
National Council On Alcoholism And Drug Dependece, Inc. (NCADD)ManhattanThe National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) and its Affiliate Network is a voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting the Nation’s #1 health problem – alcoholism, drug addiction and the devastating consequences of alcohol and other drugs on individuals, families and communities. NCADD Affiliates offer a range of services including help for individuals and family members.
National Police Accountability Project (NPAP)Multiple LocationsHelping to end police abuse of authority and to provide support for grassroots and victims' organizations combating police misconduct.
New Americans Welcome Center (At The YMCA)Multiple LocationsThe New Americans Welcome Centers serve as multilingual information resource and referral centers, and provide immigrant families with a wide array of instructional, vocational, recreational, family support, and social services. Instructional services include English as a Second Language, Cultural Orientation, Citizenship Preparation, Job Readiness, and Computer Literacy. In addition, some of our Centers offer Adult Literacy and GED preparation classes as well as Substance Abuse and Alcohol Prevention Counseling.
The New York Artists Residency and Studios (NARS)BrooklynProvides a diverse platform for cultural exchange and collaboration among artists and curators. NARS provides an array of creative support services including cross-cultural exchanges, integrated residency programs and affordable studio spaces that connect with the needs of both emerging and mid-career artists.
New York Bilingual InstituteManhattanAdult training programs, in-school youth employment, summer youth employment, and more.
New York City Coalition Against HungerManhattan
Represents the more than 1,200 nonprofit soup kitchens and food pantries in New York City and the more than 1.4 million low-income New Yorkers who live in homes that can't afford enough food.
New York City Office of Adult and Continuing Education (OACE)Multiple LocationsThe New York City Office of Adult and Continuing Education (OACE) is the largest provider of adult literacy education services in the state. We are an integral part of the New York City Department of Education's Division of Equity and Access.
New York Foundation For Senior CitizensManhattanNew York Foundation for Senior Citizens is dedicated to helping New York's seniors enjoy healthier, safer, more productive and dignified lives in their own homes and communities and to help them avoid the need for premature institutionalization. The Foundation now provides over 900 units of housing and 35 professionally administered social service programs for tens of thousands of elderly New Yorkers city-wide annually.
New York Immigration CoalitionManhattanThe New York Immigration Coalition aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all. The NYIC promotes immigrants’ full civic participation, fosters their leadership, and provides a unified voice and a vehicle for collective action for New York’s diverse immigrant communities.
New York Indian CouncilThe BronxWe are the New York Indian Council... A subsidiary of the Rhode Island Indian Council, a private, non-profit agency that promotes the social, economic, and cultural well-being of all tribal communities. We are here to meet the needs of today's American Indian Families, and to serve as a center for cultural, historical, and social exchange. Ultimately, we are building a future for our people based on the Indian Nations' history, traditions, and philosophies. This is the understanding we want to share with all people.
Art Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art CenterManhattanProvides live professional performances and artist-in-residence programs to students and professional development for teachers.
Newborn Home Visiting ProgramMultiple LocationsNew York City's free & voluntary Newborn Home Visiting Program ensures that newborns get a healthy start by providing parents with guidance, information & support directly in their homes.
Northern Manhattan Improvement CorporationManhattanFounded in 1979, our mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our community on their paths to secure, violence-free and prosperous futures. We achieve this by preserving affordable housing through legal services, community organizing, and building weatherization; by promoting economic self-sufficiency through adult education and workforce development; and by stabilizing families through social services, health education, and domestic violence intervention.
NPower Technology Service CorpsBrooklynFree technology training and career development for New York City young adults. The program offers intensive IT training, a five week internship and Microsoft Office Specialist and/or A+ certifications.
NYC College LineBrooklynNYC College Line supports New Yorkers to prepare for, get in to and complete college by connecting them to New York City-based programs as well as useful web-based resources. NYC College Line is a free community for students, families, and professionals – focused on the phases from exploring college all the way through completion.
NYC Justice CorpsMultiple LocationsThe NYC Justice Corps brings young adults involved with the criminal justice system together with their communities to identify and address unmet community needs. Through meaningful and reparative service to their communities, internships, and job and educational opportunities, the NYC Justice Corps provides Corps members with practical skills, social support and leadership training. By actively partnering with the NYC Justice Corps, communities own the success and reintegration of their young people.
Opportunities For A Better Tomorrow (OBT)BrooklynThe mission of Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow is to help disadvantaged youth and adults recognize their own self-worth, and advance towards self-sufficiency and financial security through job training, academic reinforcement, improved life skills, job placement, and support services.
Pan American Musical Art Research Inc. (PAMAR)ManhattanWe showcased presentations of different artists of diverse Pan American origin, and has become an important resource center for artists, educators and the public seeking information on the myriad artists of the Americas.
Pavel InternationalWebConcerts and Youth Conferences/rallies. They are free, preach the Gospel, are for you to enjoy yourself.
Per ScholasMultiple LocationsPer Scholas is a national nonprofit organization that breaks the cycle of poverty by providing technology education, access, training and job placement services for people in low-income communities.
Phipps NYManhattanPhipps Houses is the oldest and largest not-for-profit developer, owner, and manager of affordable housing in New York City. Its social services affiliate, Phipps Community Development Corporation, offers more than 30 education, job-readiness, recreation and civic engagement programs to help New Yorkers build better lives for themselves, their families and their community. Together they are changing lives in New York City.
The Point CDCThe BronxDedicated to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx.
The Posse FoundationManhattanPosse identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes. Posse extends to these students the opportunity to pursue personal and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams-Posses-of 10 students.
Project RiseThe BronxAre you, or do you know someone that: Is 18-24-years old? Have been out of school and out of work? Looking for free GED classes with paid internship opportunities? If so, then contact Project Rise. We offer free GED classes, 18 weeks paid internship, college planning, and career advisement.
Project STEP / NADAP, Inc.YonkersProvide comprehensive employment, training and workforce development services to individuals.
Project Whoopee Humane SocietyThe BronxEducation outreach, giving out information about different pet issues; laws, health, nutrition, referral, etc.
Puerto Rican Family InstituteThe BronxServices include mental health treatment, crisis intervention, placement prevention, residential care, and education.
Quality Services For The Autism Community (QSAC)Multiple LocationsQSAC pursues its mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills. Programs for children include early intervention, preschool, school, after-school, and in-home educational and support services. QSAC's adult programs include supportive living, skill development programs, and in-home services. All of QSAC's programs provide supportive and trained staff, high-impact services, and a commitment to quality.
Real Rent ReformManhattanReal Rent Reform (R3) is a coalition of community based organizations, labor unions, tenant associations, legal support and political clubs working together for safe, stable, and affordable housing for New Yorkers.
Renaissance Youth Center (Education, Music, And Sports)The BronxOur mission is to empower at-risk inner city youth to fully maximize their potential as productive and responsible members of society by offering dynamic, team-building music and sports programs that instill the value and fun of education while building strong communities.
Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability (REES)Multiple LocationsNYCHA's Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability (REES) supports residents to increase their income and assets through programs, policies, and collaborations in four key areas: Employment and Career Advancement; Adult Education and Vocational Training; Financial Empowerment; Resident Business Development.
Rockaway Development And Revitalization Corp.QueensAll of RDRC's services are free-of-charge and administered by trained and experienced staff. We offer employment readiness training and placment, business advisory, first-time homebuyers, foreclosure counseling, commercial revitalization, real estate development, and youth development services.
Round Star FoundationManhattanAt Round Star Foundation, we believe that all individuals should have the opportunity to experience soccer regardless of their income. We offer scholarships for participation in soccer classes to children and families that require financial assistance and otherwise could not afford the classes. Round Star Foundation also focuses on working with individuals within the special needs community, including children and adults with developmental and intellectual delays such as Autism and Down Syndrome, for whom soccer becomes an essential tool for their overall well-being and success.
Safe HorizonMultiple LocationsProvide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.
Self Help Community ServicesManhattanProvide HHA, PCA, visiting nurse and case management services to the geriatric population.
The Sisters Outreach ProgramThe BronxParental assistance, domestic violence, rape.
South Bronx Concerned Citizens, Inc.The BronxParolees, probation, behavior svcs, etc.
South Bronx UnitedThe BronxServe the local community through soccer and youth development.
Sponsors For Educational OpportunityManhattanSponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) provides superior educational and career programs to young people from under­served communities to maximize their opportunities for college and career success.
All Stars Project, Inc.ManhattanThe All Stars Project, Inc. is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting human development through the use of an innovative performance-based model. The ASP creates outside of school, educational and performing arts activities for thousands of poor and minority young people. It sponsors community and experimental theatre, develops leadership training and pursues volunteer initiatives that build and strengthen communities.
StriveManhattanStrive is a nonprofit employment training and placement organization. Our mission is to help people acquire the life-changing skills and attitudes needed to overcome challenging circumstances, find sustained employment, and become valuable contributors to their families, their employers, and their communities.
Strivright-AOSNY – The Auditory Oral School of New YorkBrooklynStrivright-AOSNY has helped well over 3,000 children, and we continue to make miracles happen every day. Strivright-AOSNY has a bold "yes, we can" approach, where children with hearing, speech, and processing issues are taught to speak, hear, play, and ultimately integrate completely into mainstream schools.
Student National Medical Association (Weill Cornell Chapter)ManhattanThe SNMA was established to serve the needs of the minority medical student and to produce an increasing number of minority physicians. In addition, the SNMA serves as a gateway of positive interaction with young minority students interested in a career in science and/or medicine. We are the future doctors of tomorrow and, as such, we have an obligation to serve as a resource for our communities.
Summer On The Hill (At The Horace Mann School)RiverdaleSummer on the Hill (SOH) is a year-round, supplemental enrichment program for promising, low-income public school students from the Bronx, Washington Heights, and Harlem. One of the most sought-after programs in New York City, SOH bridges the gap between public and private education with accelerated academic classes and individual guidance in a calm, nurturing setting.
The TEAK FellowshipManhattanThe TEAK Fellowship helps talented New York City students from low-income families gain admission to and succeed at top high schools and colleges. Along with academic support, TEAK provides leadership training, exposure to the arts and outdoors, mentoring, career experience, and assistance with the high school and college application processes.
Technology Service CorpsBrooklynTechnology Service Corps (TSC), is a 22 week intensive training program that prepares underserved New York City young adults (ages 18-25) and veterans in Dallas (ages 21-40) to become IT professionals in the nonprofit, public and business sectors. For over a decade, TSC has been providing free IT training and career support.
UDEC Harlem River Ecology CenterThe BronxA not-for profit environmental & cultural organization committed to the restoration, conservation, etc for the natural resources of our waterfront.
Urban Justice CenterManhattanFor 30 years, the Urban Justice Center has served New York City’s most vulnerable residents through a combination of direct legal service, systemic advocacy, community education and political organizing. We assist our clients on numerous levels, from one-on-one legal advice in soup kitchens, to helping individuals access housing and government assistance, to filing class action lawsuits to bring about systemic change.
The UJC is composed of ten distinct Projects.
Urban Word NYCMultiple LocationsUrban Word presents literary arts education and youth development programs in the areas of creative writing, spoken word, college prep, literature and hip-hop. UW provides FREE, safe and uncensored writing workshops to teens year round, and hosts the Annual NYC Teen Poetry Slam, NY Knicks Poetry Slam, an Annual College Fair, NYC Youth Poet Laureate Program, Uptown Open and Brooklyn Open, Town Hall Meetings, and more.
VIP Community ServicesThe BronxProvides substance abuse assistance via Day Treatment. Their program includes Clinical Services, Vocational/Educational Services, and Recreational Activities.
WE ACTManhattanWE ACT for Environmental Justice is a Northern Manhattan community-based organization whose mission is to build healthy communities by assuring that people of color and/or low-income participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices.
We Speak NYCMultiple LocationsWe Speak NYC (formerly We Are New York) is the City’s English Language Learning program. We provide civic-focused instruction through videos, web and print materials, and free community classes in all five boroughs.
Webster C.C.The BronxMulti-service community center including after-school, teen programs, summer camp and more!
Workforce1 (New York City)Multiple LocationsWorkforce1 can help you find and prepare for the job you want...
Year Up – New York CityManhattanYear Up New York is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships. Year Up seeks to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.