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DYCD Language Access Plan

DYCD has updated its Language Access Plan, reflecting the agency’s commitment to ensuring that all New Yorkers can locate programs in their community. Staff from IT, Community Connect, Fiscal, ACCO, Community Development, PPIE and Executive Communications and Intergovernmental Affairs are contributing to these efforts. Please take a moment to read the plan and how you can help ensure we serve all New Yorkers. If you have any questions, please reach out to our Language Access Coordinator, Andrew Miller

Click here to view the Language Access Plan

DYCD-funded programs Update

All DYCD-funded programs based in NYC Schools including Beacon will remain closed until schools reopen. Due to the recent guidance on social distancing, Cornerstone and COMPASS Center-based programs will be closed for the remainder of this week. Please, contact programs for updated business hours. For updates on DYCD programs and services, click here or visit www.nyc.gov/dycd.


FY 2022 Budget Forms Are Available

The FY 2022 forms are now available online. CBO providers must ensure that all budgets and budget modifications submitted by their agency are in compliance with New York City and DYCD rules and regulations.
Click here to Download FY 2022 Budget Forms


FY 2021 Discretionary Contracts

DYCD and other City agencies administer Discretionary contract funds. Discretionary funds are funds that non-profit, community-based social service providers use to meet the needs of local communities. The funds are allocated by the Members of the New York City Council.
Learn about Discretionary Contracts


SYEP Alternatives 

Are you bored in the house and in the house bored? DYCD has got you covered with the SYEP Alternatives Enrichment Directory. The directory is updated through the summer and contains certification courses, work readiness training, career exploration and creative opportunities to keep NYC Youth fully engaged this summer. Learn more about SYEP Alternatives