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  • New York City First Lady visits ESS Pre-K

    Harlem Students and Parents Welcome the First Lady of the City

    Children at our Harlem Early Childhood Education center played the role of young diplomats as they welcomed the First Lady of the City to their learning center, and showed her the special role early education plays in their lives.

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    Volunteers Bring the Magic of the Holidays to Children at ESS

    Thanks to more than 70 volunteers from companies like MacQuarie and Morgan Stanley, and organizations like New York Cares and Santa’s Helpers, the holidays came to life for children in the low-income communities we serve. Take a look at the fun we had with our new friends.

  • ESS Pre-K student excels

    High Performing Young Learners Send a Message to Funders of Early Childhood Education

    Each year non-profits face increasing pressure to demonstrate impact with measurable results. Proving that we’re making a difference is challenging in some programs where client transformations may take years, or where impact is more anecdotal than scientific. This isn’t the case for our Early Childhood Education programs, where year after year students improve dramatically according [...]

  • Deputy Mayor Lilliam Barrios-Paoli at ESS

    NYC Deputy Mayor Dedicates New Jamaica Community Youth Center

    The end of the year is still a time for new beginnings at ESS/Safe Space where we just celebrated the grand reopening of our newly expanded Jamaica Community Youth Center. With just enough time to emerge from the Thanksgiving lull, we joined a group of 50 elected officials, community partners, business leaders, and board members [...]

  • Santa's Helper Volunteer

    Make It A Happy Holiday For a Child In Need!

    Happy (Almost) Holidays from ESS & Safe Space! This season we’re hoping you’ll share your joy with the children in our programs by participating in our annual Winter Wonders Gift Drive. Your contributions make it possible for 3,000 children in our foster care and very low income communities to feel loved and joyful during this time of giving and sharing with family.

  • Alternative Juvenile Justice Graduate

    From Probation to Graduation – Young Leaders Emerge from Queens Juvenile Justice Program

    At the ESS/Safe Space ARCHES program graduation, teens left no question in the community’s mind about the validity of rehabilitation. Teens graduating from the program had voluntarily committed themselves to the 6-month program which pairs youth on probation with community mentors and opens doors to education, development, and employment.

Contact Us

Episcopal Social Services
305 Seventh Avenue (between 27th and 28th Streets), New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-675-1000
Fax: 212-989-1132
Subway: 1 or R train, 28th Street stop. C or F train, 23rd Street stop.

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