Youth and Family Services
Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 E 93rd Street, New York, NY 10128 (between 1st Ave and FDR Drive)
Hours: After school program M-F 3-6pm (dismissal at 5:30-45)
Services: Meals on Wheels, a senior center, after school and evening programs for children and teens, youth employment services, adult education classes (GED also), community, cultural and educational enrichment for all ages.
English and Spanish
Eligibility: Need membership to participate in programs, first make an appointment with social worker; As member, can walk-in and sign up but have to be 16 and over, may need to be citizen.
Cost: Some costs associated with various programs, not all free
East Harlem Center (Children's Aid Society)
130 E 101st at Lex Ave
Hours: After school program: Monday – Friday 3-6 p.m.
Services: From Head Start classes to our grandparents support group, we are providing services to the entire family. Our After School, Summer Camp, and Teen Programs are among the best in East Harlem, and for many youngsters, we are a second home. After-school program, Bridge programs, Early childhood, Adolescent services/teen programming, Saturday program sports and recreation, Educational and career readiness, Adult English as a Second, Language (ESL) classes, Computer classes, Dance program, Summer camp, Mental health services, English and Spanish spoken
Registration: Ongoing for all East Harlem Center programs. Space is limited. Call or e-mail staff directly for each program. E-mail addresses can be found here.
Cost: Free; open to all without regard to status
East Harlem Tutorial Program
2050 Second Avenue
Hours: 9-5 M-F
Services: East Harlem Tutorial Program is a 46-year old non-profit group which offers youngsters individual training in reading, writing, math, science, computers and more. Also has ESL available to adults from 12-2pm two days a week
English and Spanish
Appointments: Walk in and fill out application- some educational services have waiting list particularly early child health.
Association to Benefit Children
419 East 86 Street
Hours: 9-5 M-F
Services: ABC's humane and innovative programs include early childhood education, health care services, housing assistance, mental health services, family preservation, crisis intervention, recreational services, job training and employment assistance, therapeutic after school and summer day camp programs, mentoring and legal advocacy.
English and Spanish spoken
Appointments: Walk-in at main office, or call number and inquire about the contact info for a specific program.
Odyssey House Manor Family Center
Supportive Housing for At-Risk Parents with Young Children
219 East 121st Street
New York, NY 10035
About: The MABON program treats adults with a pattern of despair and drug use that can come from depression, mental disorders, low self-esteem, poor education, or a lack of skills. This program allows drug-addicted parents and their children to stay together while helping break the cycle of drug abuse and strengthening the family unit. Today, more than 200 parents and their children live in Odyssey House Family Centers of Excellence. Mothers and fathers do not need to choose between caring for their children and seeking the treatment they need. Pregnant women and parents of children 5 years of age and younger reside together in parent/child units for 12 to 24 months.
- Onsite medical care with specialties in prenatal, pediatrics, OB/GYN, psychiatry, HIV/AIDS, well-baby and adult primary care.
- Health education and parenting skills training.
- Off-site care at Bellevue Hospital for children with special needs and pregnant woman.
- Individual counseling for parents.
- Family Re-Entry Program providing housing for residents while they continue treatment.
- Vocational/educational assessment, training and placement.
- Aftercare and relapse prevention planning.
Requirements: Must be 18 or older, with substance abuse problems; no acute medical or mental issues
Appointments and Information
Open Saturdays, 9 am – 12 pm
Except major holidays
East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP)
The Center for Advanced Medicine
17 East 102nd Street
New York, NY 10029