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

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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 6pm to 8:30pm, for youth ages 12 to […]

Summer Camps

Goddard Riverside’s Summer Day Camps provide fun, enriching activities for children in July and August Kindergarten-6th Grade Goddard Riverside at Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center summer camp 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, […]

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. Options […]

Star Learning Center

Provides Students with one-to-one Tutoring Note: Due to COVID-19, Star Learning Center is offering online tutoring throughout the 2021-22 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 tutor writes a […]

Early Childhood and Head Start

Comprehensive Early-Childhood Education Programs for Children Ages Two to Five He has become a very advanced boy for his age.  They fed his inquiring mind daily with so many things and to this day he surprises me with his wealth of knowledge.  I pray we are as lucky in years to come to find a […]

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 […]

After School

Goddard Riverside’s After School works with children and their families to build a literate, responsible, successful, community-oriented society. These programs support academic success in their daily activities, and offer circulating libraries to encourage reading. They also refer children to our one-one-one tutoring program at the Star Learning Center. These affordable programs are licensed by the […]