Youth Programs

Creating Space for LGBTQ+ Youth

| WED, JUN 01, 2022

At the 14Y we often say, “You belong here.” We put this value into action by creating and implementing exciting, inclusive programming. One such example is New Country Pride Camp…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

| TUE, MAY 17, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which started in America in 1949 and was founded by the Mental Health America Organization. I would like to share with you what it’s…

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Celebrating International Youth Day with the 14Y

| WED, AUG 11, 2021

International Youth Day is a day to celebrate young people’s voices and actions as well as their unique engagement in social issues. In recent years, youth engagement has increased, especially…

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14Y Youth Center Family Info Session

| MON, NOV 23, 2020

Want to learn more about our in-person Youth Center before registering? Join us for a virtual info session where our staff will answer your questions about our safety protocols, how…

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Learn, Connect, Play: The 14Y Youth Center Supports Families Through Hybrid Learning

| MON, OCT 26, 2020

The 14th Street Y is proud to announce a new program this fall for students in kindergarten through grade 5, the 14Y Youth Center! Cat Kenny, the 14Y’s Manager of…

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Should I Bother Applying for OPWDD Benefits During COVID-19?

| TUE, OCT 20, 2020

Many people are under the assumption that government agencies at all levels are still under temporary lockdown restrictions and are not functioning. The reality is actually the opposite. For families…

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Washing Your Hands Doesn’t Have to Be a Chore

| THU, OCT 15, 2020

With COVID-19 on the rise again in parts of New York, it is more important than ever to properly wash our hands – for our own safety and the safety of others. For Global Handwashing Day, we…

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