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DYCD is proud to release the following Request for Proposals
The Department of Youth and Community Development has released the following three Requests for Proposals (RFP) through the HHS Accelerator system to those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas. Likewise, proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurements” section of the system by those same prequalified organizations.

  • COMPASS Elementary Programs RFP (18 schools)
  • COMPASS School Based Elementary Programs (re-issue)
  • SONYC Additional Public Schools Sites (re-issue)

It is anticipated that the contracts awarded from this RFP will start September 1, 2015.
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COMPASS- Center Based or Non-Public Schools Elementary Programs RFP Awards
DYCD is pleased to announce the COMPASS - Center Based or Non-Public Schools Elementary Programs RFP Awardees for Organizations Determined Eligible.
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COMPASS School based RFP Awards
DYCD is pleased to announce the COMPASS School based RFP Awardees for Organizations Determined Eligible.
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Check SYEP Application Status 
The New York City Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is open to all NYC residents between the ages of 14-24.
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2015 SYEP Alternative (in MS Word)

Download Summer Youth Employment Program 2015 FAQs (in PDF)
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Afterschool Pathfinder
Pathfinder is a free user-friendly website that brings together jobs & Professional Development opportunities for youth workers in NYC.   
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Help shape our City's future
Take the PlaNYC 2015 survey to share your ideas for the future of our city. 
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FY 2016 Budget Forms Are Availablel
The FY 2016 forms are now available online. CBO providers must ensure that all budgets and budget modifications submitted by their agency are in compliance with New York City and DYCD rules and regulations. 
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NDA Services RFP Awards
DYCD is pleased to announce the NDA Services RFP Awardees for Organizations Determined Eligible.
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Annual Report

DYCD is pleased to present the 2014 Annual Report
2014 was a tremendous year of growth for DYCD, including the launch of the School’s Out New York City (SONYC) afterschool program that nearly doubled the number of free afterschool seats for grades 6-8. In the 2014-15 school year, more than 78,000 middle schoolers will have access to high quality learning opportunities, including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and other programming that are pathways to success for our young people.

We invite you to read further to learn more about DYCD and our efforts to fulfill the Mayor's vision of a thriving and more equitable New York City
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Immigrant Services ESOL/Civics Awards
DYCD is pleased to announce the following Immigrant Services ESOL/Civics Organizations Determined Eligible for Award.
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SONYC Awards at Non-Public Schools and Community Centers
DYCD is pleased to announce the following SONYC awards at Non-Public Schools and Community Centers.
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Get Your IDNYC Today!    
IDNYC is the new, free identification card for all New York City residents, which gives all of us the opportunity to show who we are — New Yorkers. As a government-issued photo identification card, IDNYC secures the peace of mind and access to City services that come from having recognized identification.
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FY 2015 Discretionary Contracts    
DYCD and other City agencies administer Discretionary contract funds. Discretionary funds are funds that non-profit, community-based social service providers use to meet the needs of local communities. The funds are allocated by the Members of the New York City Council.
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Opportunity Starts Now!
Apply for high-quality, full-day pre-k at Community-Based Early Childhood Centers by June 26. Use the new online search tool to find pre-k near you.
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)    
Under the federal DACA initiative, certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several key guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and would then be eligible for work authorization.
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transportation Transportation Program
Is youth organization making a trip? The Complimentary Subway Transportation Program can help.
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NYC Girls Project
NYC New York City becomes the first major city in the nation to launch a girls' body image and self-esteem campaign.
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CAU_icon Learn about your Community Board
The Community Affairs Unit provides information on all New York City Community Boards.
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ACCESS ACCESS NYC - Benefit Information
Screen your family for over 30 City, State and Federal health and human service benefit programs. In addition to screening, you can learn about the programs, how to apply, where to go, and even print filled in applications.
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Locate City Services using NYCityMap
Use NYCityMap to find information on neighborhood information and City life.
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