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.
SI YABC is the only program of its kind in our community. Since 2005, it has helped 1,000 students get their high school diploma. And each one of these students needed help. Many were over 17 years old. Some were even 21 years old. Many only had 17 high school course...read more
Recently, a graduate of our YABC program contacted us with some great news. After struggling through high school, Ali had joined our YABC (Young Adult Borough Center) program; to get back on the right track and graduate. With the help of NYCID and members of the...read more
Port Richmond Community High School on Staten Island, a community school that partners with NYCID's GPS program and others to offer students mentoring along with family assistance like a food pantry and parent fitness programs. Port Richmond High School partnering...read more
Last year, over 700,000 people worldwide kicked off the holiday season in the spirit of giving. In one day, 700,000 people in over 70 countries helped change the world for the better. Overnight, $116,000,000 was given to charity groups, community organizations, and...read more
At the end of August, our Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) students travelled around Staten Island to see exciting and interesting landmarks. The event was a way for students to build friendships and team spirit; as part of the week-long Work Readiness Boot Camp...read more