Our Mission:

The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) invests in a network of community-based organizations and programs to alleviate the effects of poverty and provide opportunities for New Yorkers and communities to flourish.

Our Vision:

DYCD strives to improve the quality of life of New Yorkers by collaborating with local organizations and investing in the talents and assets of communities to help them, develop, grow and thrive.

DYCD supports New York City youth and their families by funding a wide range of high-quality youth and community development programs, including:

  • Afterschool Programs
  • Educational Services
  • Housing Support
  • Family Support
  • Jobs and Internships
  • Community Services
  • Immigrant Services

To learn more about DYCD and its funded services visit: discoverDYCD.dycdconnect.nyc