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.
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
On Friday, February 9th, approximately 45 students are expected to graduate from the Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) Program. This is an incredible accomplishment for these students. Before YABC, they previously only had 17 credits, and are now able to obtain a high...read more
NYCID's SONYC Service Learning class at SISCL is launching its The SLAP program which stands for Service Learning Art and Photography. Its a collaborative group of middle school students who all share a passion for making difference on Staten Island. The group is...read more
The holiday season is almost upon us. And while we first get ready for a night of turkey dinner, and a morning of fighting for the best holiday deals; it is important to remember that the holiday season is truly about giving. It is because of this that NYCID is proud...read more