LYFE partners with many programs, agencies and organizations that provide valuable resources to student parents and their families.

Key Partners

Pathways to GradutionNYC Administration for Children's ServicesNYC Dads

Education Resources

Parenting Resources

  • NYC Dads – Programs, resources and events geared to help fathers become more active in the lives of their children
  • Young Mothers Dream – An organization that assists young/teen mothers ages 16-23 in completing their education through a one-on-one mentorship program

Social Services

  • Administration for Children’s Services – NYC Children’s Services is the City’s agency responsible for child welfare, juvenile justice, and early care and education services dedicated to protecting, supporting and promoting the well-being of our City’s children, youth and families each and every day
  • Center for Children’s Initiatives – Center for Children’s Initiatives (formerly Child Care, Inc.) champions the right of all children to start life with the best possible foundation of early learning, care and health.
  • Department of Youth and Community Development – Funds a wide range of high-quality youth and community development programs
  • Early Care and Education –  ACS’s Division of Early Care and Education (ECE) provides quality early education services to eligible children ages 6 weeks to 4 years old in center and family child care settings. In addition, eligible families with children ages 6 weeks to 13 years old can be issued vouchers to purchase childcare from providers in the City.
  • Inwood House – Inwood House helps New York City teens to break cycles of poverty and become healthy, self-reliant adults
  • Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs – Resource and referral information for services available to recently arrived immigrant children and families
  • Nurse-Family Partnership – Maternal health program introducing vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses.
  • Young Men’s Initiative – Launched in August 2011, YMI continues to be the nation’s most comprehensive municipal strategy tackling the disparities faced by young men of color