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|Bedford Stuyvesant

GOAL-E (Goal Employment) is a career readiness program with a soccer spin serving young adults ages 17-24. This sports-based program prepares youth to become career-ready by developing interview skills, career planning, financial literacy, and life skills. In addition to soccer drills, GOAL-E participants attend workshops focusing on teamwork, conflict resolution, and commitment. GOAL-E, sibling program […]  Learn more

Community Partnership Program

|East New York

Community Partnerships serve as ambassadors to the community, advocates for families, and advisors to ACS and the City. Our work centers achieve five goals: Build partnerships Create a foundation rich in resources and connections to support the work of the partnership. Coordinate Service Referral and utilization Engage in outreach to identify families in need and […]  Learn more

Academic and Career Enrichment (ACE)

|East New York

ACE combines job coaching and firsthand experience at an apprenticeship, with an in-house high school equivalency course, partnerships with programs that provide industry-specific trainings, and deep ties to local employers in the community who are looking to fill entry-level openings. Apprenticeship tracks have included porter training, aviation services, and in-house barber shop. ACE is part […]  Learn more

Family Reception Center

|Park Slope

The Family Reception Center (FRC) promotes safety and well-being by providing confidential family-centered services to strengthen relationships between family members. Our services include counseling, crisis intervention assistance, referrals for other resources, and advocacy for families with other service providers or government agencies. FRC welcomes all families with children 0-18 years old.   We’re open Monday- […]  Learn more

Green House


Green House is a 24/7 eight-bed male residence that helps improve the overall well-being of young people who have had a run-in with the law. Through a wide range of services that include academic support, emotional development, counseling, and recreation, young people can chart a better path for their lives.    Learn more

Student Success Centers


Success Center Centers (SSC) are partnerships between community-based organizations and multi-school campuses. As a complement to existing school structures, SSCs are supported by staff as well as Peer Leaders— who are successful upperclassmen and college students trained to support other students and peers in college and career preparedness, planning, and applications. Programming Peer Leaders: Each […]  Learn more

Family Enrichment Center

|East New York

The C.R.I.B. (Community Resources in Brooklyn) The C.R.I.B. is a warm, inviting space where neighbors identify community-focused resources, share their talents and interests, and offer each other support. Everything about the center – including its name, the physical layout, and offerings – is co-designed with families and the community. The center provides services within eight […]  Learn more

Prince Joshua Avitto Community Center

|East New York

Our expanding network of programs in East New York, Brooklyn illustrate our long-standing commitment to providing integrated educational, family, and community services and supports that enhance opportunities for children, youth, and families living in under-resourced NYC neighborhoods. Designed with deep and sustained input from resident and stakeholders of East New York, the Prince Joshua Avitto […]  Learn more

Health Home Care Coordination

|University Heights/Morris Heights

We care for you holistically through compassionate health services. Care Coordination is how health home services are delivered. We work with you and your children’s other providers to address their needs—and yours. A Health Home is a Care Management model that provides individuals with access to a wide network of physical and behavioral health providers […]  Learn more

Parent Support

|Brooklyn Heights

Our Parent Support Program (PSP) builds on our existing services for court-involved youth in East New York, Brooklyn, in which we work closely with the DOP and NYS Office of Children and Family Services to provide court-involved youth with wraparound services through our LIFE, Arches and AIM programs. Parent Coaches are credible messengers who serve […]  Learn more

Family Counseling Services

|Fordham/Belmont, Park Slope, Red Hook, University Heights/Morris Heights

Strong and resourceful families make a huge difference in the lives of children and young people so we provide caregivers with support and guidance to build positive and nurturing relationships. When families are struggling, we offer counseling, advocacy, emergency assistance and referral services to keep families intact and safe. Our services focus on the whole […]  Learn more

Young Adult Borough Centers (YABCs)

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

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. YABCs give young people the flexibility to take intensive afternoon and evening classes and focus only on the courses they need to graduate.  Learn more

In-School Support

|Kingsbridge, Pelham Parkway, Soundview, University Heights/Morris Heights

Good Shepherd Services' in-school support programs work within public schools to offer services and intervention strategies for students who are most at risk of dropping out.  Learn more

Youth Justice Programs

|East New York, University Heights/Morris Heights

Since 1993, we have provided court-involved youth with a variety of services and supports, including residences and community-based programs, which are designed to help young people avoid further involvement with the juvenile justice system and create positive futures for themselves and their families.  Learn more

Foster Care & Adoption

|University Heights/Morris Heights

Our Family Foster Care division provides safe, temporary care in the homes of trained extended family members or foster parents to children and adolescents who have been removed from their birth families because of possible abuse or neglect. Simultaneously, we work intensively with birth parents or caretakers to get them the help they need to […]  Learn more

High School after-school programs

|Bronx, Bushwick, Soundview

Good Shepherd Services high-school after-school programs are designed to help students succeed by providing additional support to their regular school day.  Learn more

Middle School After-School programs

|Bedford Stuyvesant, Central Bronx, East New York, Gowanus, Red Hook

Our middle school after-school programs located in Brooklyn and the Bronx provide a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment during the critical after school and evening hours when school is out and parents/caregivers are working.  Learn more

Elementary after-school programs

|Bedford Stuyvesant, East New York, Fordham/Belmont, Gowanus, Kingsbridge, Red Hook, University Heights/Morris Heights

Our elementary after-school programs are designed to reinforce lessons learned during school time in new and creative ways, while at the same time providing opportunities for young people to expand their horizons by learning new skills and nurturing special talents and interests. Special events and shows during the year help to highlight our students’ accomplishments […]  Learn more

Residential Services

|Chelsea, East Harlem, East New York, Gramercy Park, Highbridge, Park Slope

Good Shepherd Services provides superior residential programming for adolescents and young adults. We provide safe, nurturing environments that promote trusting and caring relationships, and set high expectations while providing our residents with the opportunities they need for a successful future.  Learn more

Summer Camps

|Bedford Stuyvesant, East New York, Fordham/Belmont, Gowanus, Kingsbridge, Pelham Parkway, Red Hook, Soundview, South Bronx, University Heights/Morris Heights

When the last school bell has rung for the year, Good Shepherd Services transforms many of its after-school programs into free summer camps.  Learn more