FIAO’s Programs offer a safe, encouraging and stimulating environment where youth can receive academic support, explore new things through arts and technology, and cultivate character and positive self-image.
“Because of this program my child is flourishing and I am able to continue to work” Parent – Sofia
The FIAO Beacon Community Center at Seth Low I.S. 96 is a drop-in center where children can come in for specific activities offered throughout the week. It is a collaborative effort of the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), F.I.A.O., Seth Low I.S. 96, and a host of community based service organizations throughout the New York Tri-State area.
FIAO Beacon Community Center
Intermediate School 96 – Seth Low
99 Avenue P, Brooklyn, NY 11204
Program Director: Mesha Joseph
COMPASS (Comprehensive After School System of New York City)
The Comprehensive After School System of NYC (COMPASS NYC) comprises more than 900 programs serving young people enrolled in grades K-12. COMPASS NYC offers high quality programs that support and strengthen the overall development of young people.
Cornerstone Programs provide engaging, high-quality, year-round programs for adults and young people. Programs are located at 94 New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Community Centers throughout the five boroughs.
OASAS (Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services)
After School Prevention programs are offered in various elementary and middle schools in Brooklyn and funded by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Services (OASAS). All program participants receive OASAS approved Evidence Based Programs which focus on making positive choices, self-esteem, decision making etc. In addition, students participate in Recreation, Visual and Performing Arts and Board Games.
SONYC (School’s Out New York City)
School’s Out New York City (SONYC) after school program is for students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Structured like clubs, the model offers young people a choice in how they spend their time; provides rigorous instruction in sports and arts; and requires youth leadership through service.