Education Achievement

Our education programs prepare children, youth and young adults for success in school and beyond, supporting learners of all ages, from those in early childhood programs who need a strong foundation on which to build, to older students who benefit from support to stay in or return to school.

Programs include:

  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten
  • After-school programs
  • Community Based Education Centers
  • Summer Camp
  • Community School
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Pre-High School Equivalency (HSE) & HSE prep
  • Education & Learning Initiative

Community Education: Cornerstone Centers at Sotomayor and Soundview

Our Cornerstone centers serve youth, teens, young adults, adults and seniors through a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural activities and community events.

Summer hours: 8am-11pm Monday-Thursday, 8am-12:30am Friday, & 3pm-12:30am Saturday & Sunday.

Sotomayor Houses Community Center
1000 Rosedale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472

Soundview Houses
1680 Seward Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473

For more information about any of these programs, contact

Phipps Neighborhoods helps children, youth, and families in low-income communities rise above poverty. We work in South Bronx neighborhoods where we can address the greatest barriers to lasting success through education and career programs, and access to community resources.

We’re dedicated to our neighborhoods for the long term, supporting individuals and families as they establish self-sufficiency. Our services create opportunities for people to thrive in every aspect of their lives.