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Runaway & Homeless Youth

 
www1.nyc.gov/site/dycd/services/runaway-homeless-youth.page
Borough Drop-In Locations
For program area-specific questions, please contact Randy Scott, rascott@dycd.nyc.gov

 
The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) funds services for Runaway & Homeless Youth that include Drop-in Centers, Crisis Services Programs, and Transitional Independent Living programs.
 
Eligibility
Young people between the ages of 14 to 24.
 
Drop-in Centers and Crisis Service Programs
Food, clothing, showers, laundry, and case management services are available.

The Door Manhattan 555 Broome Street, New York NY 10013
(212) 941-9090. Mon-Thurs: 11am-6pm.
In person services:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 am to 6 pm for services at the entrance. Effective November 5, 2020. In person services include includes access to food, clothing and health center needs. Access to computers is available. Remote services continue to be available for housing and health care referrals, legal services, recreation, and counseling and mental health support.
Ali Forney Center Manhattan 321W 125th Street, New York NY 10027
(212) 206–0574. Mon to Friday, 10am to 6pm.
In person services:
Mon to Friday, 10am to 6pm including bagged meals, PPE, hygiene kits, mail
distribution, housing referrals. New intakes available, 2 per day. Medical/psychiatric services available onsite. Overnight services available from 8pm-8am, MondayFriday. Sign up with your case manager on Mondays by 2pm for a 1 week reservation. Can accommodate 8-10 youth. Hot supper served at 8:30 pm for clients staying overnight.
Safe Horizon Streetwork Project Manhattan 209 West 125th Street, New York NY 10027
(212) 695–2220. Mon, Tues, Thurs–Sun: 12pm–6pm

In person services: Every day but Wednesday from 12pm to 5pm.
Access to inside is limited to current Streetwork shelter residents and/or services, such as showers, that are not accessible at the entrance. Staff assess and determine who is able to enter the program. All other services (including to-go meals, needle exchange, hygiene products, shelter referrals, baby supplies, PPE, food pantry, etc.) available at the door. Remote services also available. Showers are not available on Saturday or Sunday. Up to four intakes per day on Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. Weekend intakes for minors only
Cardinal McCloskey Community Services Bronx 333 East 149th Street, Bronx NY 10451
(718) 993-5495 | (917) 304-5118. 24/7
In person services:
24H a day Monday – Friday. Overnight services on Saturday and Sunday. Referrals and case management also available by phone.
SCO Family of Services Brooklyn 774 Rockaway Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211
(718) 685–3850. 24/7
In person services:
7am to 11pm. Food, shower, case management
Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services Queens 89-74 162nd Street, 3rd Floor, Jamaica NY 11432
(718) 526–2400 ext. 2077. 24/7
In-person services:
Open 24/7
Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc. Far Rockaway 1600 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway NY 11691. Tuesday through Saturday 11am – 7pm
In person services:
Social distancing and other DOH health guidelines will be followed.
Project Hospitality, Inc Staten Island 27 Port Richmond Avenue, Staten Island NY 10302
(718) 876–4752. 10am – 7am (21 hours)
In person services:
new intakes are available for those with immediate housing needs. COVID 19 testing for youth accessing the site is recommended. Call for more information: (718) 876-4752 or email YDICOutreach@projecthospitality.org

 

El Departamento de Juventud de la Ciudad de Nueva York y Servicios de fondos de Desarrollo Comunitario (DYCD) para jóvenes que han escapado de su hogar ofrecen lugares de refugio y servicios que incluyen centros de acogida, programas de servicios de crisis, y programas de transición y vida independiente.
 
Elegibilidad
Jóvenes entre las edades de 14 a 24.
 
Servicios
Atención sin cita previa y programas de servicios de crisis. Los centros de acogidas pueden ofrecer servicios de comida, ropa, duchas, lavandería y soporte con manejo de de casos.
 

The Door Manhattan 555 Broome Street, New York NY 10013
(212) 941-9090. Lunes a jueves: 11am-6pm.
Servicios presenciales:
Lunes a jueves de 11 am a 6 pm para servicios. Servicios en el centro incluyen comida, ropa y salud. Acceso a computadoras está disponible. Servicios remotos continúan estando disponibles para remisiones de salud, vivienda, servicios legales, recreación y apoyo con consejería en salud mental
Ali Forney Center Manhattan 321W 125th Street, New York NY 10027
(212) 206–0574. Mon to Friday, 10am to 6pm.
Servicios presenciales:
Lunes a viernes, 10am a 6pm. Servicios incluyen comidas empacadas, equipo de protección personal, kits de higiene, distribución de correo y remisiones para vivienda. Nuevas admisiones están disponibles, 2 por día. Servicios médicos y psiquiatricos están disponibles en el centro. Servicios de la noche a la mañana están disponibles de 8pm a 8am, de luens a viernes. Regístrate con tu administrator de casos los lunes de 2pm para reservarlo por una semana. Puede acomodar 8-10 jóvenes. Cena caliente a las 8:30 pm para clients que se quedan en la noche.
Safe Horizon Streetwork Project Manhattan 209 West 125th Street, New York NY 10027
(212) 695–2220. Mon, Tues, Thurs–Sun: 12pm–6pm

Servicios presenciales: Todos los días de 12pm a 5pm excepto los miércoles .
Los miembros del equipo evaluan y determinan quien podrá ingresar al programa. Servicios incluyen comida para llevar, intercamvio de agujas, productos de higiene, remisiones para vivienda, artículos para bebés, equipo de protección personal, servicios de comidas, etc. que están disponibles a la entrada. Servicios remotos también están disponibles. Duchas no están disponisbles los sábados y domingos. El centro acepta hasta 4 jóvenes por día los lunes, martes, jueves y viernes. Admisiones los fines de semana solo para menores de edad.
Servicios Comunitarios en el Bronx Cardinal McCloskey 333 East 149th Street, Bronx NY 10451
(718) 993-5495 | (917) 304-5118. 24 horas/7 días a la semana
Servicios presenciales:
24H Lunes a Viernes. Servicios de noche a la mañana los sábados y domingos. Servicios de remisión y manejo de casos están disponibles por teléfono.
SCO Family of Services Brooklyn 774 Rockaway Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211
(718) 685–3850. 24/7
Servicios presenciales:
7am a 11pm. Comidas, duchas y manejo de casos
Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services Queens 89-74 162nd Street, 3rd Floor, Jamaica NY 11432
(718) 526–2400 ext. 2077.
Servicios presenciales:
Abierto 24 horas/7 días a la semana
Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc. Far Rockaway 1600 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway NY 11691. Martes a sábado de 11am a 7pm
Servicios presenciales:
Se seguirán la guías de distanciamiento social y otras guías del departamento de salud.
Project Hospitality, Inc Staten Island 27 Port Richmond Avenue, Staten Island NY 10302
(718) 876–4752. 10am – 7am (21 hours)
Servicios presenciales:
Nuevas admisiones están disponibles para las personas con necesidad inmediata de vivienda. Se recomienda que los jóvenes tengan una prueba COVID 19 en el centro de acogida. Contáctate para más información: (718) 876-4752 o email YDICOutreach@projecthospitality.org

 
Updated on February 13th, 2021


New York District Attorney’s High School Internship Program

 
New York District Attorney’s High School Internship Program Website
HighSchoolInternship@dany.nyc.gov
 
The New York District Attorney Internship Program is a paid internship that offers students residing hands-on experience with the Criminal Justice System. Interns help Assistant District Attorneys and other staff members in their work, attend presentations and trips, and also participate in a mock trial.
 
Eligibility
— Applicants must live in Manhattan or attend school in Manhattan (no exceptions will be made)
— Applicants must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors in high school at the time they apply (current freshmen may not apply)
 
Dates and Compensation
— Applicants must commit to attending the entire program from July 6, 2020, through August 7, 2020, Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (students will not be permitted to start after July 6 or leave before August 7).
 
How to Apply
The application opens on February 10, 2020. The deadline to apply is March 9, 2020 at 5:00pm (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants will be required to attach the following:
— A one-page resume
— A 300-word essay discussing why you want to intern at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office or describing your interest in criminal justice
— A letter of recommendation – may be uploaded by the student or emailed by the recommender to HighSchoolInternship@dany.nyc.gov. Beginning Feb 10th, apply online.
 


NASA Internships

 
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Website
 
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center offers hundreds of internship opportunities each year across four campuses located at:
Greenbelt, Maryland
Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia
Goddard Institute For Space Studies, New York City
Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility, Fairmont, West Virginia
 
Eligibility
–U.S. citizenship
–GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
–High school students: at least 16 years of age and a current sophomore, junior or senior
–Undergraduate or graduate students: at the time the opportunity begins, must be accepted/enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. college or university.
 
How to Apply
To apply for NASA internships visit NASA’s OSSI site at https://intern.nasa.gov. Deadline for Summer 2021 is March 5. Deadline for Fall 2021 is July 9.
 
For additional information sent an email to GSFC-Education@mail.nasa.gov.
 


The Met Summer Internships

 
Summer Internships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Apply Online
Frequently Asked Questions
 
The Met offers undergraduate and graduate students paid internships that would help them gain professional experience and explore museum careers in the arts. In the internship, students have the opportunity to learn about public engagement practices and develop or lead tours with the public.
 
Eligibility
Open to current
► Undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors
► Recent undergraduate graduates from a bachelor’s or associate’s program
► Master’s-level graduate students
► First- and second-year PhD students. Those who will have qualified as Ph.D. candidates by the time the internship starts are not eligible, but should apply to The Met’s Fellowship Program.
Note: Individuals must have completed their undergraduate or master’s degrees no more than one year prior to the application deadline. Current first-year students are not eligible to apply for this internship, but may apply for a part-time internship.
 
If you are unsure about your eligibility, contact collegeprograms@metmuseum.org.
 
Dates and Compensation
► June 7–August 13, 2021.
► 5 days, 35 hours per week.
► $17 per hour, plus $1,500 toward housing/travel to New York City (less applicable taxes and deductions).
 
How to Apply
Apply using the online application. Deadline: January 27, 2021, 11:59 pm (ET)
Notification: by the end of April 2021. Find more details about the application form at https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/internships/undergraduate-and-graduate-students/summer.
 
Find more detailed instructions at https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/internships/undergraduate-and-graduate-students/summer.
 


HOPP Summer Student Program

 
HOPP Summer Student Program
417 East 68th Street, Floor 6New York, NY 10065

(646) 888-2013
HOPPSummerProgram@mskcc.org

 
The Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides high school students with hands-on experience in laboratory techniques. Students conduct independent research projects and attend enriching training sessions and tours designed to support their interest in the clinical side of translational research and fuel their curiosity for science.
 
Eligibility
Completion of at least the 9th grade by June 2021
•Must be 14 or older by June 28, 2021
•A genuine interest in science and laboratory research
•3.5 GPA in science subjects
•Two letters of recommendation
•Eight-week commitment to the program
 
How to Apply
Visit sam.mskcc.org, start the application and submit required documentation. Applications close on February 5, 2021!
 
Application Documentation
• Resumé
• Copy of school transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
• Signed 8 week commitment letter by parent and student
• 2 letters of recommendation (at least 1 must be from a scientific or mathematic advisor/teacher). Letters must speak of student’s previous scientific experience in lab and knowledge of biological
concepts, as well as his or her commitment to education and discovery.
 
Find more information on the HOPP Summer Student Program Informational Brochure. For any questions, please reach out to the HOPP Summer Student Program at HOPPSummerProgram@mskcc.org or (646) 888-2013.
 
Access Frequently Asked Questions here.


 

Future and Options Internships & Workshops

 
FO_logowww.futuresandoptions.org
120 Broadway, Suite 1019, New York, NY 10271
(212) 601-0002 | info@futuresandoptions.org
 
The Career Essentials Workshops by Future and Options helps high school students (16 year old or older) learn and hone their communication, presentation, and workplace etiquette skills. 13 workshops will be offered in a remote format in late February.
 
How to Apply
The deadline to apply is January 29th, 2021. Start your Career Essentials Program Application. as soon as possible. Please contact Meghan Becker at mbecker@futuresandoptions.org if you have any questions.
 
Application Response
Once your application is submitted, Future and Options will contact you to arrange a virtual group interview. Students will be selected after this interview.
 
Program Start Date
The workshops will start during the week of February 22nd.
 
Internships Opportunities
Internship applications will be released later in the year. Please contact Shakina Kirton at skirton@futuresandoptions.org or call (212) 601-0002 with any questions.
 
Find more information visit https://www.futuresandoptions.org/fao/what_we_do/how_to_apply.
 


Help for You and Your Teen

 
NYC_children_logoThe Family Assessment Program (FAP) Website
Bronx: (718) 664-1800 | Brooklyn: (646) 584-5178 / 347-907-0464 / (646) 584-8935
Manhattan: (212) 341-0012 | Queens: (646) 599-3308 / (718) 725-3244 | Staten Island: (718) 720-0418 / (646) 276-4170
FAPinquiry@acs.nyc.gov
 
The Family Assessment Program (FAP) by the Administration of Child Services (ACS) provides support to families that are struggling with everyday challenges. FAP works to strengthen families, reduce conflict, and connect your family to many services that provide ongoing support in your community. It helps families handle concerns such as a child running away, skipping school, or disruptive behavior, without having to go to court.
 
FAP offices are currently closed to the public, but all inquiries and assessments can be done via phone and/or video. FAP connect families to evidence-based therapeutic services as well as community-based organizations. Please reach FAP by email FAPinquiry@acs.nyc.gov and by phone.
 
The email box and phones are answered Monday through Friday 9-5, and all messages will be returned.
 


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

 
SCAN-Harbor-logo-removebg-previewSCAN HARBOR
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.

 
 


Help Finding Afterschool Programs for Teens

 
internships-icon Growing Up New York City
Text FUN to 97-743 for free new susbcriptions
 
 

COVID-19: GenerationNYC (by the NYC Children’s Cabinet) has a list of fun stay-at-home activities and interesting topics for all young folks in the city. Services and programs are subscription free. Access the Fun At Home website to register in art workshops, free workouts, NBA league passes, recipe competitions, and many more programs!

 

COVID-19: GenerationNYC (por el Gabinete Para Niños de la Ciudad de Nueva York) ofrece una lista de actividades virtuales y temas de interés para todos los chicos de la ciudad. Accede a la página “Fun At Home” para inscribirte en talleres de arte, ejercicios, tiquetes para la liga de la NBA, competencias de recetas y ­¡muchos más programas!

 

 
Internships are a great way to apply knowledge from the classroom to the real world. They help students explore different career paths, build skills, gain workforce experience, and professionalism. Search for programs in the handout below.
 
Jobs, Internships, and Summer programs for Teens Handout.
Spanish Jobs, Internships, and Summer Programs for Teens Handout.

 

Los internados son una gran manera de aplicar los conocimientos del salón de clase a la vida real. Los internados ayudan a los estudiantes a explorar diferentes trayectorias profesionales, adquirir habilidades y ganar profesionalismo para ejercer en el mundo laboral.
 
Busca y aplica para trabajos, pasantías, y programas de verano en esta hoja informacional.

 
 


Workforce Connect by the NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)

 
internship_vectorWorforce Connect
(800) 246-4646
(646) 343-6800

 

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. Read about the COVID-19 policies for the internship programs here. 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 los estas ofreciendo por teléfono. Para información actualizada, contacta los programas directamente visitando la página DYCD. Para aprender más acerca de los programas de apoyo para COVID-19, visita la página de “Coronavirus Updates” por el ayuntamiento de la ciudad de Nueva York

 
 
PRECOVID-19 INFORMATION
 
Internships are a great way to apply knowledge from the classroom to the real world. They help students explore different career paths, build skills, gain workforce experience, and professionalism.
 
The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) offers exciting employment opportunities for young people between 14 and 24.
 
Visit the DYCD Discover website and check the programs’ enrollment dates, requirements, and additional information.
 
Check off “Afterschool Programs” and click on the “Search” button. In the new page type “Workforce Connect” into the keyword search box. Then filter programs by zip code or neighborhood. Click on Search.
 
Also, find a summary of programs by age, skill, and location here.
 

Los internados son una gran manera de aplicar los conocimientos del salón de clase a la vida real. Los internados ayudan a estudiantes a explorar diferentes trayectorias profesionales, adquirir habilidades y ganar profesionalismo para ejercer en el mundo laboral.
 
Visita la página Discover DYCD para encontrar programas. Revisa las fechas de inscripción, requisitos, e información adicional.
 
Una vez en la página DYCD, ubica en la parte superior “Translate”, haz clic en “Translate” y selecciona “Spanish”. Después, ubica en el panel derecho “Programas para después de la escuela” y haz clic sobre el botón. En la nueva página, en la caja de búsqueda ingresa “Workforce Connect”. Filtra los programas por código postal de residencia y/o vecindario. Finalmente, haz clic en “Buscar” para obtener resultados.
 

 


 

Association to Benefit Children (ABC)

 
ABC-removebg-previewABC (Association to Benefit Children)
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

 
 



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