H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths received a $1,000 Love Your Block grant back in December 2012 to clean up and plant flowers in a bare space outside the 120th Police Precinct on the North Shore of Staten Island. Special thank you to the Citizens Committee for New York City. H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths has subsequently received several grants from Citizens Committee to do work in neighborhoods all over New York City.
Janine Flores, one of H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths' first students to pilot our program who represented St. John's University in a full-page promotional ad in Seventeen magazine in 2012 was selected out of more than 180 students who competed for the honor. Click here to read more. Janine is now in her first year of Medical School at SUNY Downstate.
What We Do
H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit formed for the charitable and educational purposes of assisting youth. We strive to combat community deterioration and juvenile delinquency, improve the quality of education, health care and life-skills training offered to adolescence and young adults.
To further this purpose, we collaborate with non-profit organizations, schools, and community organizations to offer adolescence and young adults various programs and workshops in the areas of physical health, mental health, social/cultural education and life-skills.
Activities and workshops are carried out by H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths board of directors, officers, staff, and volunteers who are experts in their respective industries. Funding will come from government and foundation grants, corporations and private donations.
H.E.A.L.T.H is an acronym that stands for Health, Education, Academic, Life-skills, Training and Help. We model our services after these core principles.