One Community Helping Each Other

One Community Helping Each Other

A Community School is both a place and a set of partnerships between the school and other community resources. Its integrated focus on academics, youth development, family support, health and social services and community development leads to improved student learning, stronger families and heal their communities.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please feel free to contact Michael Candella, Senior Director, Community Schools at 781-420-2100 Ext. 2138 or 718-815-8124.

Services Offered:

  • Student Mentoring
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Community School Pantry
  • Community Fitness Classes
  • Family Fridays
  • Academic Tutoring/SAT Prep
  • Adult Education
  • ELL classes
  • Service Learning

Mentor Health Counseling Focus:

NYCID’s Supportive Counseling Program provides individual and group counseling services to students and families through Community Schools.  NYCID provides crisis intervention services for students, referrals for additional services, and clinically indicated home visits.  Services are provided in the schools, during the day to enable student’s social-emotional health and wellness.  NYCID Counselors provide mental health Professional Development for staff and workshops for families.

For More information reach:
Tara Howard,
LCSWR SIFI NYCID Director of Community Development
thoward@nycid.org
718-815-8124

Our Community School Partners

Our Community School Partners

PS 78 – The Stapleton Lighthouse Community School

Seth Low Intermediate School 96

Port Richmond High School

To Include Afterschool Enrichment Partnerships

To Include Afterschool Enrichment Partnerships