Youth & Education

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St. Nicks Alliance Youth & Education serves more than 3,000 young people from UPK through high school each year with a seamless continuum of comprehensive services that target the developmental needs of youth as they grow.

We seek to positively influence school attendance and attachment, enthusiasm for learning, social-emotional skills, and academic and employment self-efficacy. By building steady progress in these areas, we equip young people to graduate from high school and acquire the essential skills for post-secondary success.

After School Sites

St. Nicks Alliance operates free after-school centers and summer camps enjoyed by nearly 1900 elementary and middle school students each year. At after-school centers and summer camps, children participate in a unique experience that combines high-quality youth services with intensive literacy activities.

The BK Story Voyager is the flagship of St. Nicks Alliance After School Centers. It is a purple book bus provides children and families at local schools, after-school centers, and community events with inspiring experiences that spark engagement with books.

Small World – Early Childhood Center

Small World Early Childhood Center provides full-day on-site child care services to children two to five years of age. The dedicated and nurturing child care staff provide engaging explorations through hands-on lessons and activities that support children’s growth and development across all domains.

Career GPS: Teen and Young Adult Services

Career GPS provides workplace success for young adults ages 16–24 who are out of school and out of work. We offer; skill training and job search support needed to successfully enter the workforce, adult education classes for those looking to obtain their High School Equivalency, health & wellness support, workplace success training, and paid internship opportunities or job placement assistance.

We participate in:

  • NYC Department of Youth and Community Development’s (DYCD) Train and Earn, which offers job training in: construction, healthcare, and technology.

  • YouthBuild, which offers training in: construction and healthcare.

  • Building Careers in Building Maintenance (BCIBM), which offers necessary certifications, workplace success and job readiness, and placement assistance via employer partners.

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