We Improve Lives By
Strengthening Relationships and Building Community
Founded in 1970, New York Center for Interpersonal Development (NYCID) is a not-for-profit organization on Staten Island that promotes the improvement of human relationships and the strengthening of communities as fundamental to achieving a civil society.
NYCID Mission Statement:
We improve lives by building community and nurturing personal growth through youth development, social-emotional learning, and conflict management.
In order to successfully complete our mission, NYCID hires and trains staff who embody and work under the following values. Members of our team work diligently to personify and display these values in our daily interactions with co-workers, participants, visitors, partners and community members.
NYCID believes in:
- Collaboration- working together to develop understanding, trust and purpose to achieve individual and shared goals.
- Accountability- being responsible for all of your actions & inactions.
- Recognition- acknowledging and appreciating achievements in oneself and others.
- Resilience- Encouraging and supporting perseverance and determination to achieve growth.
NYCID’s FFS After-Care program held an Art Enrichment Activity for kindergarten students, in effort to help and encourage one another. Since these students are so young, it is crucial to establish routines and teach them the standards they are expected to met. The...read more
Adolescent youth of NYCID’s SONYC (Schools out NYC) program have created their own collaborative group who share a passion for creating a positive influence on Staten Island. The group is an accumulation of students from the Service Learning, the Art, and the...read more
New York Center for Interpersonal Development is now offering a four month long course for people to prepare for the food handlers license exam. Starting March 6th, the course will be located through Port Richmond Community High School. Any individual 18 years or...read more
The New York Center for Interpersonal Development (NYCID) regularly provides trainings in basic mediation and family and divorce mediation. Typically, most people try to avoid conflict. Although conflict is natural and mostly inevitable, it’s a sign that something...read more
Just when you think you’ve tried everything you possibly could to diffuse a situation, you may want to consider seeking NYCID’s mediation program. Mediation is extremely useful for situations involving a dispute, argument, or any type of conflict.These certain...read more