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Young Adult Borough Centers (YABCs)

Education | Bedford Stuyvesant, Bensonhurst, Coney Island/Brighton Beach, Downtown Brooklyn, East New York, Fordham/Belmont, Greenpoint, Kingsbridge, Norwood, Pelham Parkway, Soundview

Operated in partnership with New York City Department of Education (DOE), our Young Adult Borough Centers (YABCs) are designed for older adolescents who have not graduated from high school and have challenges like caring for a child, and work schedules, which can hinder students from graduating. YABCs give young people the flexibility to take intensive afternoon and evening classes and focus only on the courses they need to graduate.

In conjunction with the DOE’s academic curriculum, Good Shepherd Services provides a wide range of services like counseling, crisis intervention, resource referrals, academic tutoring, college preparation, career exploration, and job development and placement. All of our YABCS offer the Learning to Work initiative, which provides career and employment experience and skills building, primarily through paid internships.

To be eligible for the program students must be between the ages of 17½ and 21, have earned at least 17 credits, and be in the fifth year (or more) of high school.

Read the latest results on YABCs to find out how we’re making a difference, here.

Program Locations

Abraham Lincoln High School|Coney Island/Brighton Beach

2800 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11235, USA
(718) 946-4795 x 301 |Get directions

Adlai E Stevenson HS: YABC|Castle Hill

1980 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473, USA
|Get directions

Boys and Girls: YABC|Bedford Stuyvesant

1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11213, USA
(718) 467-1700 x3872 |Get directions

Columbus High School|Pelham Parkway

925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469, USA
(718) 944-3558 |Get directions

DeWitt Clinton: YABC|Kingsbridge

100 West Mosholu Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
(718) 543-1000 |Get directions

Downtown Brooklyn YABC Westinghouse Career & Technical Education Center|Downtown Brooklyn

105 Johnson Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
(718) 222-0913 x2502 |Get directions

Franklin D. Roosevelt High School YABC|Mapleton

5800 20th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11204, USA
(718) 236-1067 |Get directions

Franklin K. Lane High School YABC|East New York

999 Jamaica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn, NY 11208, USA
(718) 647-2100 x3304 |Get directions

Monroe High School Educational Campus|Bronx River

1300 Boynton Avenue, Bronx, NY 10472, USA
(718) 860-8284 |Get directions

Walton Educational Campus|Kingsbridge

2780 Reservoir Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
(718) 329-7380 ext. 5452 |Get directions