Family Support

Family Support

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.

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Fatherhood Initiative

DYCD's Fatherhood Initiative helps fathers reconnect with their children and develop essential parenting skills.
Learn about Fatherhood Initiative

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Healthy Families

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

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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.
Learn about Senior Programs and 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.
Learn about Housing programs

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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