The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) funds a wide variety of programs designed to help New Yorkers confront life's challenges.
DYCD's Fatherhood Initiative helps fathers reconnect with their children and develop essential parenting skills.
Learn about Fatherhood Initiative
Programs assist families in accessing resources for identified needs, including domestic violence, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, health and nutrition. Programs also provide advocacy and assistance in obtaining government benefits, housing, education and employment, and other social services .
Learn about Healthy Families
Senior Programs and Services
Programs provide a range of services such as social and recreational activities; intergenerational activities; exercise and nutrition; and access to health insurance, medical assistance and community services.
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Housing programs provide housing assistance to low-income tenants, homeowners and tenant groups with the goal of attaining and maintaining adequate, affordable, and safe housing.
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NDA Adult Literacy Program (BENL/ESOL)
Programs help New Yorkers attain the reading,writing and communication skills they want and need to gain employment and/or pursue further education.
Learn about NDA Adult Literacy Program