Preparing Children & Youth for Success

Preparing Children & Youth for Success Supporting children and youth to thrive, contribute positively, and be prepared for the next stages in their lives. Early Childhood Goddard Riverside offers comprehensive Early Childhood Education programs for children ages two to five. Our programs help families thrive by providing safe, enriching environments for young children while their […]

Learning to Work

Supporting Students to Graduate with a Plan for the Future Goddard Riverside’s Learning to Work program is located at Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School, a transfer school for students who have faced challenges in other schools or are at risk of not graduating. The program supports students to reengage with school, overcome barriers to […]

RISE Youth Center

The RISE Youth Center engages young people in positive social relationships and connects them to learning experiences and opportunities. It seeks to broaden their worldview by exposing them to new activities. The Center is open during the school year three nights a week, Tuesday through Thursday from 7pm to 9:30pm, for youth ages 13 to […]

Performing Arts Conservatory

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A Summer Conservatory for Youth with a Strong Desire to Experience Performing Arts Our Conservatory Donate to support the Performing Arts Conservatory … or start your own personal fundraising campaign! The Performing Arts Conservatory is open to campers of any skill level with a desire to experience performing arts. Over the course of 7-weeks, students will […]

Summer Camp

Goddard Riverside’s Summer Day Camp program provides fun, enriching activities for children in July and August Kindergarten-6th Grade Goddard Riverside at Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center serves young people ages 5-12 with activities that foster a love of learning and encourage positive peer relationships. The program partners with Lincoln Center and other local arts organizations, and […]

Options Institute

Providing Professional Development in College Access and Success See the Options Center for our College Access and Success programming The Options Institute provides professional development in college access and success, offering the following: a focus on specialized knowledge and skills for high quality advising a focus on working with underrepresented populations workbooks, handouts and electronic […]

Options Center

Helping New Yorkers Get Into—and Finish— College See the Options Institute for our college access training programs. Goddard Riverside’s Options Center supports New Yorkers with getting into, paying for, and graduating from college or skill-specific certificate programs. We specialize in working with low-income and first-generation students, who often face the largest barriers to accessing and completing college. […]

Star Learning Center

Provides Students with one-to-one Tutoring Note: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Star Learning Center is offering online tutoring only throughout the 2020-21 school year. The Star Learning Center provides students from underserved communities with one-to-one tutoring designed to help overcome barriers to learning and succeed in school. Star creates an individual plan for each child, and every […]

Early Childhood and Head Start

Comprehensive Early-Childhood Education Programs for Children Ages Two to Five Please note: As of July 2019, Goddard Riverside Early Childhood Education Centers are funded and overseen by the NYC Department of Education. As a result of this change, the process for the enrollment of 3 and 4 year old children is managed by the Department […]

Beacon Program

Community Services for Children and Adults of all Ages Our Beacon Program is a set of school-based community services for children and adults of all ages. It is run in collaboration with the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development. Afternoon activities currently take place at the Joan of Arc school complex at […]