Partnerships for Your School

Explore partners to identify resources and opportunities in each of our key focus areas: expanded learning time, food access, health services, immigration services, public benefits, and summer enrichment.

Expanded Learning Time

Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) 
DYCD supports a wide range of afterschool services and high-quality youth and community development programs throughout New York City.

Materials for the Arts 
New York City’s largest creative reuse center dedicated to supporting arts and cultural organizations, nonprofits, public schools and City agencies with access to free materials

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
The nation's largest youth employment program for youth ages 14 to 24 for participants to explore career pathways and gain valuable work place and social skills

Food Access

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
A city program that provides food support to low-income New Yorkers including working families, the elderly and people with disabilities

FoodHelp NYC
Online map to find locations that offer free food (food pantries and Grab & Go meals at NYC schools), as well as grocery stores and farmers' markets

NYC's Emergency FoodLine
New York City's Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) to connect people with free food quickly in two ways: groceries from a food pantry or a cooked meal from a community kitchen

Food Bank of New York
New York City nonprofit providing food access resources and maps, free tax preparation, SNAP assistance, and COVID-19 Vaccine help

Hunger Free America
An organization providing access to benefits, neighborhood guides to food and assistance, and a food action board program to support the development of community leaders

Health Services

NYC DOHMH: Mental Health First Aid Trainings
A free, three-year certification training to help you recognize early signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance misuse

HRSA Health Center Program
A network of health centers that serve the nation's most vulnerable individuals and families by delivering comprehensive primary health care services and integrate access to pharmacy, mental health, oral health services and substance use disorder

NYC DOE Health Services
Department of Education health services information, school health service information, how to apply for health services, health forms, and FAQs

NYC DOE Asthma Community Management Program; Asthma Community Partners
Department of Education asthma services information, asthma medication administration forms, intervention information, and case management

Free, confidential mental health support from counselors via phone, text, or chat and access to mental health and substance use services in 200+ languages

Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-based Violence
New York City's program ensures access to services for survivors of domestic and gender-based violence. Also provides training and prevention education, develops policies and programs, performs community outreach, conducts research, and operates the NYC Family Justice Centers.

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
New York City's health resources including vaccine and flu shot information, health insurance information, certifications, permits and licenses, and locations of low-cost or no-cost health clinics

NYC DOE Office of School Wellness Programs
Partners directly with schools, DOE offices, and City and community partners to promote health and physical education and support student wellbeing

The Mayor's Office of Community Mental Health
Working to close gaps in mental healthcare across New York City through programs such as workforce supports, crisis prevention, social-emotional learning, visiting programs for homebound older adults, and more

NYC Care
NYC Care is a health care access program that guarantees low-cost and no-cost services to New Yorkers who do not qualify for or cannot afford health insurance.

Immigration Services

Mayor's Office of Immigration Services 
New York City’s website for various resources for Immigrants including: We Speak NYC, Action NYC, and Know Your Rights Campaign

NYC DOE Translation and Interpretation Unit 
Information on free written translation services, interpretation services for centrally organized events, and over-the-phone interpretation support

Public Benefits

Brooklyn Public Library
Free resources for help with schoolwork, employment support, K-12 resources, online learning, internship and volunteer resources

Benefits Navigator
An online guide to services and resources for New York City families experiencing housing instability

College Access for ALL: High Schools, DOE Office of Postsecondary Readiness
Free resources for student scholarship and internship opportunities, college fairs and workshops, and school staff professional development

donateNYC, Department of Sanitation (DSNY)
An opportunity for businesses, community organizations, and individuals to be able to make clothing and textile donations

Human Resources Administration (HRA)
A New York City program providing people in need with essential benefits like Emergency Rental Assistance and Food Assistance. The NYC Human Resources Administration Guide to Services is a comprehensive guide to city services, such as SNAP, temporary cash assistance, career services, domestic violence services, homelessness prevention, and more.

New York Public Library
Free school and employment resources, online learning, and events

NYC DOE District 79: Alternative Education Centers
Student resources for alternative learning, such as pathways to graduation, career and technical training, high-school equivalency, support for student parents, and support for high school students behind on credit

Queens Public Library
Free resources for school and employment support, online learning, health and wellness, technology training, college and career readiness, and research materials

School Library System
School library updates and free resources for educator professional development opportunities, eBook sources, librarian contact information and certification, and public library eCard applications

Administration of Children's Services (ACS)
Free resources for child safety and hazard prevention information, support for overwhelmed parents, and how to report abuse and neglect of children and adults 18 years old and older

New York City's homelessness prevention program that provides various homeless prevention services and aftercare services for New Yorkers experiencing housing instability

NYC DOE Free Tax Prep
New York City's free tax prep and filing, either online or in-person, for New Yorkers that meet their yearly income qualifications

Housing Ambassadors Program
HPD partners with community-based service providers in New York City who help people prepare and apply for Housing Connect affordable housing lotteries. Housing Ambassadors can provide information and assistance with the application process.

Financial Services

Financial Empowerment Centers
NYC Financial Empowerment Centers provide FREE one-on-one professional, financial counseling and coaching to support you in reaching your goals.

Legal Services

Legal Aid Society: Homeless Rights Project
The Homeless Rights Project protects and enforces the legal rights of homeless families and individuals in New York City. They provide law reform representation to groups of homeless families and individuals as well as direct representation for families who come to them through a toll-free helpline and ongoing outreach in emergency housing facilities.

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