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LATEST NEWS:

RED RIBBON WEEK:

October 23-31 – Join us in celebrating a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.


EPIC “Black Lives Matter” mural installed in Downtown Yonkers

Over 65 awesome volunteers brought this incredible “Black Lives Matter” mural to life. Special thanks to all the volunteers and the contributing organizations who supported this amazing effort.  YCAP is proud to be one of those contributing organizations.

FOOD PANTRY SCHEDULE for all Westchester County Residents – CLICK HERE

ABOUT US:

Yonkers Community Action Program, Inc. (YCAP) is a private nonprofit corporation designated as an anti-poverty agency under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 …

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MISSION STATEMENT:

The Mission of the Yonkers Community Action Program (YCAP) is to engage and empower the residents of Yonkers by providing resources and services that improve health, education, and employment outcomes as well as support economic self-sufficiency and poverty reduction.

OUR PARTNERS:

City of Yonkers

Westchester.gov Senior Citizens

Office of Alcohol & Substance Abuse Services

New York State

Yonkers Library

OUR SERVICES:

NUTRITION SUPPORT:

YCAP is committed to aiding the community of Yonkers in food insecurity. This commitment extends beyond our traditional food pantry services. If a client is in need of food, YCAP will supply them with an emergency food bag from our pantry. YCAP also partners with City of Yonkers Municipal Housing to address the needs of a food delivery service to low-income and disabled Yonkers residents. For over 50 years, YCAP has provided a Food Pantry program for the residents of Yonkers.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT:

Tutoring: YCAP collaborates with a premier tutoring service, ABC Tutoring which provides academic enrichment services to prevent the “summer slide”. 

Summer Leadership Training Program: YCAP Summer Leadership Training Project addresses the priority need for socio-emotional health and wellness.

YCAP delivers evidence-based programs (EBPS) to middle school and high school students throughout the City of Yonkers.

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT:

YCAP facilitates Back to School initiatives. Their Senior Center is designed to facilitate the social, emotional and physical well-being of independent seniors by providing access to community resources and activities. YCAP also is part of Workforce Development & Training.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:

YCAP partners with local businesses and coalitions to provide services, resources, and give back to the residents of Yonkers. YCAP offers training in Problem Gambling, a Diabetes Self-Management Program, and a Community Garden.