Harlem Children's Zone is Free for Children and Families

Dec 4, 2019


Welcome to Harlem Children's Zone, a non-profit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of generational poverty and ensuring a brighter future for children and families. In collaboration with CTIP, the Council for Trade and Investment Promotion, we are committed to providing free services and support to the Harlem community. Discover the numerous programs and initiatives available to help children, families, and community members thrive.

Our Mission

At Harlem Children's Zone, our mission is to provide comprehensive, high-quality educational, social, and health services to children and families from birth through college. We believe that every child deserves access to opportunities that will help them excel academically and develop valuable skills for success in life.

Programs and Initiatives

Our organization offers a wide range of programs and initiatives designed to address the diverse needs of the Harlem community. We understand that each child is unique and requires personalized support. With our team of dedicated professionals, we strive to make a positive impact in the following areas:

Early Childhood Education

Early childhood education is crucial for a child's overall development. We provide free, high-quality preschool programs that focus on early literacy, language development, and social-emotional skills. Our experienced teachers create nurturing environments that encourage curiosity, exploration, and love for learning.

Academic Support

At Harlem Children's Zone, we are committed to academic excellence. Our after-school programs offer homework assistance, tutoring, and enrichment activities across various subjects. We foster a love for learning by providing engaging resources and opportunities for students to discover their passions.

College Access and Success

Ensuring that all students have the chance to pursue higher education is a top priority at Harlem Children's Zone. Our college access and success initiatives provide guidance, mentorship, and financial resources to help students navigate the college application process, secure scholarships, and succeed in their academic journeys.

Family Support

We recognize the importance of a strong support system for both children and families. Our family support programs offer counseling, parenting workshops, and resources to strengthen family dynamics and promote overall well-being. We aim to empower parents and caregivers with the tools they need to create nurturing environments at home.

Health and Wellness

Health and wellness are essential for holistic development. Through our health initiatives, we provide access to comprehensive healthcare services, including medical check-ups, dental care, and mental health support. We prioritize the well-being of our community members and strive to eliminate barriers to quality healthcare.

Community Engagement

Community engagement is at the heart of Harlem Children's Zone. We actively collaborate with local businesses, community organizations, and volunteers to create a support network that uplifts the entire community. Together with CTIP, the Council for Trade and Investment Promotion, we aim to foster economic growth while ensuring access to valuable services.


Harlem Children's Zone, in partnership with CTIP The Council for Trade and Investment Promotion, is dedicated to offering free services and support to children, families, and community members. Through our comprehensive programs and initiatives, we strive to break the cycle of poverty and provide a brighter future for all. Join us in creating a thriving community where every individual has equal opportunities to succeed.

Margaret Nigro
Fantastic initiative for families! 👏
Nov 8, 2023