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The Backpack Project NYC

 
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Dropoff 1: 1396 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11216 (Nicholas Brooklyn Store)
Dropoff 2: 4112 41 Street, Long Island NY 11104 *dropoff box located in the lobby
(347) 227-1709

 
The Backpack Project is providing each student with the necessary school supplies to have a successful school year. For more information about events and how to get school supplies for your child, call 347-227-1709.
 


iPad Request to the DOE

 
If you need a device for your child for the fall, use the Device Request form. This information will be shared with your school so they can work with you to ensure your child has a device for blended or remote learning this Fall. If you need to contact your child’s school, use Find A School, and click on the General Information section of the school details.
 
If you need a device for your child for the fall, use the DOE’s Device Request form. This information will be shared with your school so they can work with you to ensure your child has a device for blended or remote learning this Fall. If you need to contact your child’s school, use Find A School, and click on the General Information section of the school details.
 
Fill out the form. There is no deadline to fill out this request form.
 
Who Can Request an iPad
Any child, from 3K to grade 12, who attends an NYC public school, DOE Pre-K, or 3K program (NYCEEC/FCC) and who needs a device is eligible to receive a device for remote learning.
 
Charter school students who are eligible for devices:
3K-12 students with individualized education programs (IEPs)
3K-12 students who are living in a shelter, foster care, or are living doubled up who need a device
 
Private School Students who are eligible for devices:
K-12 students who were recommended for non-public school placement by the DOE and placed at a state-approved non-public school by the Central Based Support Team
K-12 students who attend a private or religious school and also receive special education services from the DOE, typically through an Individualized Education Services Program (IESP), who need a device for such services
 
Preschool students who receive special education services from the DOE, including students in NY State-Approved 4410 providers and students receiving related services or Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT) services.
 


Ways to Help your Child Attend School Every Day

 
Learn how to boost your child’s confidence, keep your child on track with school work, protect your child from bullies, and keep your child healthy.
 
Visit Every Student Present by the NYS Parent Portal and learn to 1) boost your child’s self-confidence, 2) keep your child on track with school work 3) keep your child healthy, and 4)protect your child from bullies.
 


Childcare for Essential Workers with the Regional Enrichment Centers (RECs)

 

COVID-19 Regional Enrichment Centers (FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS): For community members who are serving in these vital roles (healthcare workers, first responders, transit workers, restaurant employees, other key personnel) that have no other means of childcare, the New York City Department of Education set up the Regional Enrichment Centers (RECs). RECs are open and operate from 7:30am to 6:00pm (Monday-Friday). To enroll, your child must be a student at a school in the city. Complete this survey to start your enrollment.
 
RECs will ensure that students have access to remote learning as well as various art, music, and other activities. Find information about enrollment at the NYC DOE here.
 
If you are an essential worker and need child care, contact your local child care referral agency here to find openings.

 

Centros de Enriquecimiento Regional COVID-19 (PARA TRABAJADORES ESENCIALES): Para apoyar a miembros de la comunidad que están sirviendo en posiciones vitales (trabajadores de la salud, socorristas, trabajadores de tránsito, u otro personal clave) que no tienen los medios para cuidar a sus hijos, el Departamento de Educación de la ciudad de Nueva York ha instalado los Centros de Enriquecimiento Regionales (RECs por sus siglas en inglés). Completa este cuestionario para empezar una inscripcion.
 
Los RECs están abiertos y operando de lunes a viernes desde las 7:30am hasta las 6:00pm. Los centros se encargarán de que los ninos tengan acceso a clases remotas, así como a actividades diversas en arte, música y otras actividades sociales.
 
Información acerca de inscripciones en esta página.
 
Si eres un trabajador esencial y necesitas cuidado para tu hijo, contacta tu agencia local de remision para cuidado de ninos aqui para encontrar cupos disponibles.

 


All Digital School

 
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Contact form

 
 
 
 

All Digital School is an online education resource platform that curates lesson plans, materials, and educational tech with the sole goal of helping educators and parents create better learning experiences for students.
 
Find guides for teachers and parents.

 

 All Digital School es una plataforma educacional en línea que organiza cuidadosamente planes de estudio, materiales, y tecnología de enseñanza para padres y educadores con el propósito de crear mejores experiencias educativas para los estudiantes.
 
Encuentra guías para padres y educadores.

 
 


Individualized Education Plan (6 years or older)

 
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Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) are a part of public education. They are given to eligible kids who attend public school. That includes charter schools. Furthermore, students with IEPs participate in the same admissions processes as their non-disabled peers. All schools serve students with disabilities.
 
An IEP is a map that lays out the program of special education instruction, supports, and services kids need to make progress and thrive in school. The term IEP is also used to refer to the written plan that spells out the specific types of help kids will get.
 
IEP handout and template letter of request for an evaluation
Spanish IEP handout and template letter of request for an evaluation
 

El Plan de Educación Individualizado (IEP en inglés) es un mapa que ilustra las instrucciones, apoyos, y servicios del programa de educación especial que los niños necesitan para mejorar en la escuela.
 
El término IEP también se refiere al plan escrito que detalla los tipos de ayuda específica que el niño va a recibir. Carta modelo para solicitar una evaluación al rector de la escuela (para su niño de 6 o más años)

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Growing Up NYC (City Programs and Virtual Events)

 
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Virtual Events
Coronavirus Updates
 
Growing Up NYC is a website that makes it simple for families to learn about and access NYC City programs, as well as services and activities available through government agencies and community partners in English and Spanish.
 
Discover tips, tools, support, and educational/recreational/health programs by age groups. Also, learn more about what you can expect from your child at his age and what activities you can do with them to build their brains!
 
Additionally, check virtual events available that you can enjoy with your child!
 

Growing Up NYC es un portal electrónico que facilita a las familias buscar y aprender acerca de programas, servicios y actividades para niños que son ofrecidos por agencias gubernamentales y organizaciones asociadas de la comunidad (en inglés y español). También, aprende acerca de qué puedes esperar de tu hijo a su edad y que actividades puedes hacer con ellos para ayudar a desarrollar sus cerebros.
 
Encuentra consejos, herramientas, apoyo y programas por edad. Adicionalmente, encuentra una lista de eventos virtuales durante el distanciamiento social en los tiempos de COVID-19.

 


Afterschool and Summer Programs

 
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Discover DYCD Website with the “afterschool programs” filter
Afterschool programs for middle schoolers
DYCD Youth Connect at 646-343-6800 (teens/adolescentes)
 
Also call or visit the after school program staff at your child’s school for more information about their afterschool programming.
 

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, some programs are limiting services or offering them over the phone. For the most up-to-date information please contact programs directly using the DYCD website. To learn more about support for COVID-19 impacts, visit the Coronavirus Updates page by the NYC Council

 

Debido al brote del COVID-19, algunos programas están limitando servicios o alternativamente lo están ofreciendo por teléfono. Para información actualizada, por favor contacta los programas directamente visitando la página DYCD . Para aprender más acerca de los programas de apoyo disponible para COVID-19, visita la página de “Coronavirus updates” por el ayuntamiento de la ciudad de Nueva York

 


 
PRECOVID-19 INFORMATION

Afterschool programs take place right after classes, in the evenings, weekends, summer vacations, or holidays.

These programs help children do better in school, have better health, lower risky behaviors, and are a safe environment for children of working parents.
 
Afterschool Programs handout.
Spanish Afterschool Programs handout.
 

To find more after-school programs, visit the Comprehensive After School System for NYC (COMPASS NYC).
 

Los programas después de y fuera de clases ayudan a mejorar las notas, la salud física y el ambiente externo de los niños de padres trabajadores. Los programas pueden tomar lugar después de la escuela, en las noches, los fines de semanas, veranos, o días feriados.
 
Para más información sobre programas después de clases haz clic aquí.
 
Para encontrar más programas, visita la página del Sistema Comprensivo de Actividades Postescolares de la Ciudad De Nueva York (Compass NYC).

 


 

SCAN HARBOR (Supportive Children’s Advocacy Network New York and Boys and Girls Harbor)

 
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345 East 102nd St, 3rd Flr, New York, NY 10029
(212) 289-8030
info@scan-harbor.org
 
SCAN HARBOR is one of the largest children and youth services providers in East Harlem, Harlem, and South Bronx that serves families with children and youth “at risk”.
 
SCAN HARBOR offers a wide range of programs including early childhood education, after-school programs, building job skills, counseling, tutoring, test preparation, nutrition help, cooking classes, violence prevention, a safe space for LGBTQ youth, and family services for domestic violence survivors, substance abuse and rehabilitation.
 
Workforce Development Program: the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) / Academic Year Youth Employment each summer hires Harlem, East Harlem and South Bronx youth to work at SCAN HARBOR program sites and summer camps. SCAN-Harbor is also sponsoring a “first ever” Academic Year Youth Employment Program. Learn more.
 

SCAN HARBORes un proveedor de servicios para niños y jóvenes en East Harlem, West y Central Harlem, y el Sur del Bronx. Encuentra programas después de clases, educación de niñez temprana, tutoría escolar, preparación para exámenes, ayuda en nutrición y clases de cocina. Encuentra también un espacio seguro y servicios de prevención de violencia para la comunidad LGBTQ, sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica y afectados por el abuso de sustancias y rehabilitación.
 
Programa de Desarrollo Laboral: El programa de Empleo para la Juventud en el Verano (SYEP por sus siglas en inglés) contrata jóvenes de East Harlem y el Sur del Bronx para entrenarse en diversas ubicaciones de SCAN HARBOR y en campamentos de verano. Aprende más visitando esta página.
 
Aprende más sobre otros programas en SCAN HARBOR o llama al (212) 289-8030.

 
 


Harlem Child Development Center

 
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(212) 690-7234
34 West 139th Street New York, NY 10037
 
The Harlem Child Development Center is a program that is part of The Jewish Board and has many services that will help children of many ages with many developmental, neurological, emotional, and behavioral problems.
 
There are individual and group services for the children, their families, and those who take care of them.
The services include a Therapeutic Nursery School, Special Education Itinerant Teaching Program, Early Childhood Consultation, and an Outpatient Clinic.

 

 

 

Therapeutic Nursery School

 

For children 3 to 5 years of age presenting with developmental delays, communication problems, social/emotional/behavioral difficulties, or attention and learning deficits.
 
Special Education Itinerant Teaching (SEIT) Program

 

Certified Special Educators work with children ages 3 to 5 who require additional support in their regular education settings to integrate them into their class while working to achieve child-specific goals. SEIT provides for 1:1 work and group work in the child’s classroom, consultation to the child’s teacher, parent guidance, and coordination of related services. (NYSED and NYC DOE funded)
 
Early Childhood Consultation
 

Specialists in child/family development provide ongoing, on-site consultation to private and public preschools. Consultants observe children, meet with directors and teachers, conduct workshops, and offer parent guidance, including child development referrals for assessment and services when needed.
 
Virginia and Leonard Marx Outpatient Clinic

 

Serves families with infants, toddlers, and children through elementary school age (up to age 8). The clinic offers evaluations and treatment planning; parent-child psychotherapy; individual, family, and group therapy; and family guidance. Learn more about the Virginia and Leonard Marx Outpatient Clinic.
 

For more information about programs and services offered by The Jewish Board click, here or call (212) 690-7234.
 

El Centro de Desarrollo para Niños en Harlem es un programa que hace parte del Jewish Board, el cual tiene muchos servicios que asisten a niños de todas las edades con problemas de desarrollo, neurológicos, de comportamiento y emocionales.
 
Los servicios incluyen una enfermera de terapia en la guardería, consultas de niñez temprana, y servicios médicos ambulatorios. Para mas información acceda esta hoja informacional o llame o visite al número o dirección escrito arriba.

 
 


 

Association to Benefit Children (ABC)

 
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Administrative office: 419 East 86th Street (between 1st and York Ave.), New York, NY 10028
ABC Schools’ addresses
(212) 845-3821
abc@a-b-c.org
 
Echo Park Children and Family Center
1841 Park Avenue (between Park and Lexington Ave.), New York, NY 10035

 

For COVID-19 updates visit https://www.facebook.com/assoctobenefit/

 
ABC offers distinctive programs that respond to the unique and changing need of a child and family.
 
Early Childhood: programs that offer therapy and lessons at the centers or at home for children of low income families, with disabilities, or those that have gone through trauma or homelessness. ABC Schools and program details at www.a-b-c.org/early-childhood.
 
Family Support: Open Door offers programs for all family members such as computer and job training, English classes, help getting citizenship, immigration help, domestic violence support groups, and more. The Saturday Program offers a safe refuge for children and families from all across the city and provides nutritious meals for all participants. Learn more at www.a-b-c.org/family-support
 
After School Programs and Youth Services: available at Echo Park, ABC offers to children 5-21 years old academic round support for school with the Therapeutic Afterschool Program. In Afterschool, students also participate in “Study Buddies Connect”, a program where they connect with volunteer buddies who help them achieve their academic goals. Camp Calvin is a 6-week Therapeutic Summer Day Camp. Learn more at www.a-b-c.org/youth-services
 
All Children’s House: serves children from birth to age 5—those at highest risk for morbidity and mortality resulting from abuse and neglect. All Children’s House builds child-parent attachment to help shield children against the extreme strains of poverty and complex trauma. To learn more visit www.a-b-c.org/preventive-services

 

La Asociación de Beneficios para los Niños (ABC en inglés) ubicada de la Parte Alta Este de Manhattan tiene programas que benefician a niños y familias como:
 
-Niñez Temprana: programas que ofrecen terapia y clases en los centros o en las casas de niños de bajos recursos, sin hogar, con discapacidades o que han experimentado traumas. Encuentras escuelas ABC y detalles de los programas visitando www.a-b-c.org/early-childhood.
 
-Apoyo para la Familia: programas para todos los miembros de la familia como entrenamiento de computadoras y trabajos, clases de inglés, ayuda con el examen de ciudadanía, ayuda den inmigración, grupos de apoyo para sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica y más. El programa de los sábados ofrece un refugio seguro para niños y familias con comidas para todos los participantes. Aprende más visitandowww.a-b-c.org/family-support
 
-Servicios de Juventud: Disponibles en Echo Park, ABC ofrece apoyo académico completo para niños desde los 5 hasta los 21 años con el Programa Postescolar Terapéutico. Después de la escuela, los niños también pueden participar en “Buddy Connect”, un programa donde ellos se conectan con voluntarios amigos que les ayudan a alcanzar sus metas académicas.
 
All Children’s House: El programa sirve a niños desde el nacimiento hasta los 5 años que se consideran en alto riesfo de morbilidad y mortalidad por abuso y negligencia. All Children’s House crea lazos de apego familiar que ayudan a proteger a los niños de los efectos más graves de la pobreza y el trauma complejo. Aprende más acerca del programa visitando www.a-b-c.org/preventive-services