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Youth Services
CPC Youth Services provides education, vocational, counseling and leadership development programs for Chinese immigrant, Chinese-American, and other young peoples. We have offices in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens that serve youth between the ages of 14 and 21 from throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

>> After-School Program – Queens (ASPQ)
>> Career Exploration (PAVE)
>> College Counseling & Resource Center (Project Gateway)
>> Lower East-Side Prep High School Learning Center (21st Century)
>> Youth Leadership Development – Queens (Y-T-Y)
>> Youth Employment Program (YEP)


Youth Employment
CPC offers a subsidized year-round and a summer-only youth employment program to New York City residents.

In-School Youth Employment Program (ISYEP):
Open to current high school students between the ages of 14 and 18. Program provides after-school academic enhancement classes, workshops on job search, resume writing and interviewing skills; leadership development, mentoring, and community service opportunities as well as paid & unpaid internships and work experience. Participants in this program are automatically enrolled in SYEP (see below). The application process typically begins in September.

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP):
Open to New York City residents between the ages of 14 and 21. Program provides various paid work experience during the months of July and August. Worksites include businesses, child-care centers, hospitals, and government offices. The application process typically begins in late-April and May.

For information regarding enrollment, please contact:
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Youth Services, 6022 7th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11220
718.492.0409
Manhattan: YEP, 165 Eldridge Street #Basement, New York, NY 10002
212.334.0082
Queens: Queens Youth Services, 136-18 39th Ave., 8th Fl, Flushing, NY 11354
718.358.8899

After-School Program of Queens
ASPQ provides academic assistance and individual/family counseling to junior high school and high school students. Classes take place at the Flushing YMCA Beacon Center at JHS 189 and at Nan Shan Senior Center in downtown Flushing.

For information regarding enrollment, please contact:
Queens Youth Services 136-18 39th Ave., 8th Fl, Flushing, NY 11354
718.358.8899

Youth-Training-Youth Program
YTY is designed to serve "at-risk" Asian American and other youth in the Flushing-Elmhurst area. It aims to reduce risk by teaching critical decision-making skills to high school students. This is done through workshops such as dealing with stress, peer pressure, and identity issues.
For information regarding enrollment, please contact:
Queens Youth Services 136-18 39th Ave., 8th Fl, Flushing, NY 11354
  718.358.8899

Project Gateway
Project Gateway provides high school students with individualized college counseling and financial aid application. The program also maintains an up-to-date library of college bulletins, guides and other materials that are open to all students. The program also sponsors SAT prep classes, seminars, workshops and college visitations throughout the year.
For information regarding enrollment, please contact:
Project Gateway 150 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012
212.941.0920 ext.147

PAVE
The Progressive Adolescent Vocational Exploration (PAVE) is geared for high school youth between the ages of 14 and 18 who are interested in career exploration. The program runs weekly after-school workshops, trips and activities that introduce youth to the world of work and help them research the requirements for career fields that they are interested in.
For information regarding enrollment, please contact:
PAVE 150 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012
  212.941.0920 ext.123

21st Century Community Learning Center
This program is a joint collaborative with Lower East Side Preparatory High School and provides immigrant and non-immigrant students with various opportunities to supplement their high school education with English proficiency classes, homework help, computer classes, leadership training and trips and community service activities.
For information regarding enrollment, please contact:
21st Century CLC 150 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012
Jaimie Wu 212.505.6366 ext. 3123

Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. To use the TDD/TTY relay systems, please call (800) 662-1220.

 

 


 


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