Afterschool Enrichment Program

afterschool-enrichment-programThe Afterschool Enrichment programprovides Central City youth (enrolled in grades 1 through 12) with tutoring support and other supportive services that include conflict resolution; anger management groups; and in-house mental health counseling (as necessary). Additionally, the parents of youth participants are offered regular workshops that provide them with a variety of skills and information to help them advocate for their children and navigate community and social service systems.

afterschool-enrichment-program2YEP’s Afterschool Enrichment program operates throughout the duration of the school year between the hours of 3:30 and 7:00pm Monday-Friday and provides a safe and welcoming space for youth. The Afterschool Enrichment program is coordinated by YEP’s Afterschool and Summer Program Coordinator and is supported by Masters-level Social Work interns. Since the program’s inception, over 75 youth have been served.




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Youth who participate in YEP’s Afterschool Enrichment program receive both one-on-one tutoring and an array of neighborhood and school-based intervention and supportive services.


$250 pays for one youth to receive tutoring and homework assistance, and to take part in art classes, fun field trips and educational groups on subjects like self-esteem and anger management throughout the academic school year.