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BROWARD COUNTY SCHOOLS

YMCA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT BROWARD AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM

The Y’s Youth Development Afterschool Programs focus on safety, health, social growth and academic enhancement. They are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need youth have to feel connected and supports in trying new things, and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other.

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If you have any questions or need addition information on our Youth Programs and Resources, please contact one of our team members. We are happy to assist you.

PRE-K/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Y program provides a safe, positive environment for children that enhances academic performance, supports social, emotional and physical development and strengthens positive peer relationships in an afterschool setting.

The Y Experience takes afterschool programming above and beyond the quality standard using evidenced-based components:

● Project Based Learning /STEAM

● Y-Fit using SPARK curriculum

● Social Skills using various curriculum

● Literacy Activities

● Family Involvement Initiatives

● Academic enrichment through homework help and technology

We make every attempt to work alongside and collaborate with the schools. 

Kaytrina Allen, Associate Executive Director
954-655-9625

Marques Brown, Senior Program Director
954-625-0516

Katania Miller, Senior Program Director
954-740-7063

Annabel C. Perry Elementary6850 SW 34th St, Miramar, FL 33023
Bethune, Mary M.  Elementary2400 Meade St, Hollywood, FL 33020
Castle Hill Elementary 2640 NW 46th Ave, Lauderhill, FL 33313
Charles Drew Elementary1000 NW 31 Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Deerfield Park Elementary650 SW Third Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Dillard Elementary2330 NW 12th CT, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Hollywood Park Elementary901 N 69th WAY, Hollywood, FL 33024
Larkdale Elementary3250 NW 12th PL, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
North Fork Elementary101 NW 15th AVE, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
North Side Elementary120 NE 11th ST, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
Oakland Park Elementary936 NE 33rd ST, Oakland Park, FL 33334
Pine Lakes Elementary  (NON CSC)10300 Johnson St, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Plantation Elementary651 NW 42nd AVE, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334
Riverland Elementary2600 SW 11th Ct, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33313
Rock Island Elementary2350 NW 19th ST, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33020
Sunland Park Elementary919 NW 13th TER, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Tedder Elementary4157 NE 1st Terrace, Pompano Beach, FL 33064
Thurgood Marshall Elementary800 NW 13th ST, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Walker Elementary1001 NW 4th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
West Hollywood (GP) Cluster6301 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33024

ONLINE RESOURCES

SPECIAL NEEDS

SN MOST / INCLUSION PROGRAMS

At the Y, the goal of inclusion is to increase each child’s ability to take part in activities with their peers and to create a mutual sense of belonging. The Y currently offers inclusion at elementary and middle schools. The program is designed for children, teens and adults beginning at age 4 through 22 with a wide range of special needs, including physical, developmental, sensory and learning disabilities. The service structure and program schedules closely mirror that of a typical Y Afterschool Program.

● Project Based Learning /STEAM
● YFit using SPARK curriculum
● Family Involvement Initiatives
● Literacy Activities and academic enrichment through homework help and technology

Y STEP PROGRAM

(Supported Training Employment Program)

The program is designed to help teens and young adults with special needs ages 16-22 transition to independence. During the school year, Y STEP students identify and explore post-secondary career and educational interests to develop the skills needed to become successful adults.

AREAS OF FOCUS:

● Highly structured to strengthen protective factors and reduce risk factors
● Increase employment and secondary education opportunities
● Connect youth and families to resources to ensure a smooth transition into adulthood

PROGRAM OFFERS:

● Success Coaching Services/Case Management
● Field trips to explore potential employment and educational opportunities
●Cooking labs to learn how to prepare healthy meals
● Workshops to help improve communication and social skills
● Resume writing and interviewing skill development
● Students gain meaningful paid summer employment at local businesses and Y family centers for up to 30 hours per week

Susan Feldman, Associate Executive Director
954-608-2366

Thomasina Louissaint MOST Senior Program Director
954-608-2366

Teresa Spitler, MOST Senior Program Director
954-655-9623

Shaymonica Jones, STEP Program Director
954-701-9955

American Preparatory Academy 4850 S Pine Island Rd, Davie, FL 33328
Atlantic West Elementary301 NW 69th Terrace, Margate, FL 33063
Bethune, Mary M. Elementary Cluster2400 Meade St, Hollywood, FL 33020
Castle Hill Elementary Cluster 2640 NW 46th Ave, Lauderhill, FL 33313
Country Isles Elementary Cluster2300 Country Isles Rd, Weston, FL 33326
Cypress Park City of Coral Springs1301 Coral Springs Dr, Coral Springs, FL 33065
Deerfield Park Elementary650 SW Third Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Hollywood Park Elementary Cluster901 N 69th WAY, Hollywood, FL 33024
Larkdale Elementary Cluster3250 NW 12th PL, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Maplewood Elementary Cluster9850 Ramblewood DR, Coral Springs, FL 33071
Oakland Park Elementary Cluster936 NE 33rd ST, Oakland Park, FL 33334
Park Springs Elementary Cluster5800 NW 66th Terrace, Coral Springs, FL 33067
Pasadena Lakes  Elementary Cluster8801 Pasadena Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Pine Lakes Elementary10300 Johnson St, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Pinewood Elementary Cluster1600 SW 83rd AVE, North Lauderdale, FL  33068
Plantation Elementary Cluster651 NW 42nd Ave, Plantation, FL 33317
Rotary Park – City of Hollywood108 N 33rd Ct, Hollywood, FL 33021
Silver Lakes Elementary Cluster2300 SW 173rd Ave, Miramar, FL 33068
Silver Ridge Elementary Cluster9100 SW 36th ST, Davie, FL 33328
Sunset Lakes Elementary18400 SW 25th St, Miramar, FL 33029
Thurgood Marshall Elementary Cluster800 NW 13th ST, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Walter C. Young Middle School Cluster901 NW 129th Ave, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
West Hollywood (SN) Cluster6301 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33024
Wingate Oaks Center1211 NW 33rd TER, Ft. Lauerdale FL, 33311

ONLINE RESOURCES

MIDDLE SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMS

YOUTH F.O.R.C.E. PROGRAMS

Youth FORCE (Friendships, Opportunities, Resources, Counseling And Education) is a specialized middle school program in Broward County that targets youth who need additional support and who have met proven risk factors known to increase the likelihood of engaging in high-risk behaviors. FORCE offers traditional middle school club and cultural arts activities, but is unique in that all families are connected to a case manager who provides assistance and additional resources.

The Program offers:

● Success Coaching Services/Case Management
● Academic Enrichment
● STEAM (Project Base Learning)
● Science/Technology
● Arts and Humanities
● Character Development
● Health and Well-Being

The Program Activities include:

● Homework Support/Tutoring
● Community Service
● Life Skills/Social Competency
● Teen Outreach Program (TOP)
● Cultural Art Activities
● Field Trips
● Career Development

Christina Bellamy, Associate Executive Director
954-623-5555 Ext 1228

Jennifer Taylor, Lead Success Coach
786-815-4250

School NameAddress
Dillard 6-12 (Youth Force Program)2501 NW 11th St, Ft Lauderdale Fl, 33311
Westpine Middle School9393 NW 50th St, Sunrise, FL 33351
Lauderdale Lakes Middle3911 NW 30th Ave, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33309
Parkway Middle3600 NW 5th Ct, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS

L.E.A.P HIGH PROGRAMS

The Y offers LEAP HIGH (Leadership, Enrichment and Academy Pursuits) programs for 9th and 10th grade students. The LEAP HIGH programs offers students the extended learning environment that reinforces and enhances the lessons taught during the regular school day through Project-based Learning.

College & Career Readiness, Technical Skills and Cultural Arts activities offer an avenue for youth to learn new skills and discover new talents. Our High School Programs foster an environment built to increase academic achievement, social and technical skills using “disguised learning” experiences.

The Program offers:

● Success Coaching Services/Case Management
● Debate It: Youth in Government
● Credit Recovery
● Creative Arts (Music/Band, Literacy Arts, Painting, Dancing/Step)
● Math, Reading & Science Tutoring (STEAM based activities)
● College Tours
● Financial Literacy
● Leadership

By participating in these programs, students have seen:

● Improved academic performance
● Reduced unexcused absences
● Reduced High school drop-out rates
● Increased family involvement
● Increased college and career readiness
● Reduced teen pregnancy

Kerith Cobourne, Associate Executive Director
954-334-9622, Ext. 1222
High School Initiatives

Lamonica Jackson, Program Director
954-334-9622, Ext. 1225
Dillard High School, Hallandale High School and Northeast High School

School NameAddress
Blanche Ely High1201 NW 6th Ave, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Boyd Anderson High3050 NW 41st St, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33309
Deerfield Beach High910 Buck Pride Way, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Dillard 6-122501 NW 11th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Hallandale High720 NW 9th Ave, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
McArthur High6501 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33024
Northeast High700 NE 56th St, Oakland Park, FL 33334
Piper High8000 NW 44th St, Sunrise, FL 33351
Plantation High651 NW 42nd Ave, Plantation, FL 33317
Stranahan High1800 SW 5th Pl, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions or need addition information on our Youth Programs and Resources, please contact one of our team members. We are happy to assist you.

Kaytrina Allen, Associate Executive Director
954-655-9625

Marques Brown, Senior Program Director
954-625-0516

Katania Miller, Senior Program Director
954-740-7063

Susan Feldman, Associate Executive Director
954-608-2366

Thomasina Louissaint MOST Senior Program Director
954-608-2366

Teresa Spitler, MOST Senior Program Director
954-655-9623

Shaymonica Jones, STEP Program Director
954-701-9955

Jennifer Taylor, Lead Success Coach
786-815-4250

Katrina Allen, Associate Executive Director
954-655-9625

Kerith Cobourne, Associate Executive Director
954-334-9622, Ext. 1222
High School Initiatives

Stacey Martin Senior Program Director
954-579-2456

Meta Honorat Senior Program Director
954-270-4678

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