Educational Facilities

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City University Of New York BMCC

Address: New York State Office Building 163 W. 125th Street, 6th Fl. New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (212) 665-2740
Description: This program is for CUNY ESL STUDENTS who want intensive instruction in all English skills, especially reading and writing, to prepare for college courses. Offering: BMCC - CUNY Language Immersion Program Fees:
• $180 (for those who meet one-year NY State residency requirements) for Fall or Spring 15 week semester
• $450 (for Non- NY State residency) Fall or Spring 15- week semester
• $45 (for those on Public Assistance, SEEK, or College Discovery) Fall or Spring 15 week semester and $18 during the Summer semester
• $75 6-week Summer semester 


Columbia University / Harlem Health Promotion Ctr.

Address: 215 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (646) 284-9777 / (646) 284-9730
Description: The Harlem Health Promotion Center’s mission is to serve as a collaboration of community, academic and public health stakeholders that uses research, education, advocacy and service delivery to improve the health and well-being of the Harlem community.
Offering: A not-for-profit public health organization serving Harlem, HHPC aims to make use of community partnerships, communication and dissemination, training, evaluation, information technology, and infrastructure to improve the health and well-being of Harlem residents across a broad spectrum of health issues.

Columbia University / Center for Global Health & Economic Development

Address: 215 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (646) 284-9656
Description: CGHED provides research, education, policy and operational programs that focus on the intersections of global health and economic development. CGHED focuses on the role of the health sector in relation to other sectors, such as infrastructure, agriculture and education.
Offering: CGHED effectively brings together the people, knowledge and logistics needed to remain a strong and innovative player in the struggle to address current global health challenges. 

Harlem Commonwealth Council

Address: 361 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (212) 749-0900
Description: Since 1967, Harlem Commonwealth Council has held firm to that pledge, serving the Harlem community by implementing any number of successful ventures and programs through the years that promote self-sufficiency amongst its citizenry and create stability in Harlem through economic development projects, academic empowerment, and entrepreneurial support.
Offering: English Second Language (ESL), Civics (Citizenship Skills),
Adult Basic Education (ABE/ **Pre-GED), Career Exploration, Work Readiness, Financial Literacy ~ Math Intensive Training, The HCC New Ventures Program for Entrepreneurs, HCC Summer Internship Program, HCC Scholarship Program

Harlem School of Technology

Address: 215 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (212) 932-2849
Description: Prepare graduates for technical careers by providing a well-balanced curriculum in an environment conducive to learning and delivered by qualified staff.
Offering: Plumbing tech, HVAC
Fees: Financial aid available if qualified, $11,800 full course


State University/ Center for Global Health & Economic Development

Address: Development 215 W. 125th Street, Room 1524 New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (212) 961-4400
Description: The SUNY Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center is part of a system of educational enterprises that serve eligible adult learners. We deliver comprehensive, community-based academic and workforce development programs and provide support services leading to enhanced employment opportunities, access to further education, personal growth and development.
Offering: GED, ESL, College Prep, Security Officer Training, Computer Repair, CNA, Microsoft Certification
Fees: Students do not have to pay for the classes they take at MEOC. To enroll you have to complete an application and demonstrate that you are a New York State resident with low income.


Touro College 

Address: 230 W. 125th Street New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (646) 984-4500
Description: Touro College is a Jewish-sponsored independent institution of higher and professional education. The College was established primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community.
Offering: Physician Assistant program, Master of Science in Acupuncture
Fees: Financial aid available if qualified, Cost of Attendance $21,084 

 Thurgood Marshall Academy

 Address: 200 W. 135th Street New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (212) 283-8055
Description: Thurgood Marshall Academy's goal is to help students develop their own voices by teaching them the skill lawyers have - the ability to solve complex problems, think critically, and advocate persuasively for themselves and their communities. We currently serve 390 students in grades nine through twelve.
Offering: Mentoring, Street Squash (Youth Enrichment Program), Future Giants, Robotics, Dance, Vocal, Instrumental, Technology, Brotherhood/Sister Sol, Community Service, Kaplan, SAT
Language Classes: French, Spanish
Fees: Financial Aid and Scholarships available if qualified. Call for additional info.



Address: 136 W. 125th Street, 7th Fl. New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (212) 961-4420
Description: Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) offers access to a full range of services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives.
Offering: VESID coordinates policy and services relating to: 
  • special education services for students with disabilities (3-21)
  • transition services for student with disabilities from school to adult services;
  • vocational rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities, ages 16 and older; and
  • Independent living services for people with disabilities of all ages.
Fees: There is no cost for meeting with a VESID counselor or for anything that is needed to see if VESID can help you (this would include medical examinations, vocational testing, and other assessments). There is also no cost for job placement services. Fees for other services may be based upon your income and/or family resources.


Address: UMEZ 290 Lenox Avenue, 3rd Fl. New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (212) 410-0030
Description: The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone is one of nine empowerment zones established by the Clinton Administration in 1994 To revitalize distressed communities by using public funds and tax incentives as catalysts for private investment.
Offering: Nonprofit arts and cultural organizations are eligible for consideration provided they are tax exempt under Internal Revenue Service Code Section 501(c)(3) and either (i) located within the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (the "Zone"), (ii) planning to locate to the Zone or (iii) can demonstrate a service population comprised of at least 70% Zone residents.
Fees: View website or call for complete list of eligibility requirements.