Nepperhan Community Center, Inc.

Address: 342 Warburton Ave Yonkers NY 10701

Email: info@nepperhan.org

Telephone: (914) 965-0203

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© 2017 by Nepperhan Community Center, Inc.

OUR PROGRAMS

NCC provides extensive programs and services to Yonkers and the Lower Hudson Valley region in New York.  We address many social ills and work tirelessly to empower our children and families to live their best lives in a safe and healthy manner.

GATEWAY TO A HEALTHY YONKERS

This new initiative seeks to build on the successes of the past and allows NCC to be more intentional and strategic in creating policies, systems and environmental changes that will produce a greater and more sustainable impact on the health and nutrition habits of our community.   For more information, please contact:

Carol Blakney, School Coordinator

ncc_carol@yahoo.com, 914.965.0206

Lourdes De'LaCruz, Community Coodinator

lourdesd@yoymca.org, 914.963.0183

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The Healthy Marriage And Relationship Education Program (HMREP) program seeks to develop and support healthy relationships and life skills for up to 500 young adults and at-risk youths living in the Yonkers, Greenburgh, Mt. Vernon, New Rochelle, and Tuckahoe communities. The goals of the initiative include improving the financial stability and mobility of the at-risk youth; improving parenting skills for young adults; improving financial management skills; teaching effective conflict resolution; supporting and defining career ambition; and assisting youth successfully transition to young adulthood. Click here for more information.

Edward Lawson, Jr. JD, MBA, Program Director

empoweryou@nepperhancc.com, 914.965.0206

GATEWAY TO THE FUTURE ACADEMIES

This 21st Century Community Learning Center After-School Program operates at Roosevelt High School, Riverside High School, Yonkers Middle School and Gorton High School;  Mondays through Fridays from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. Students participate in homework help, project based learning, recreation, and activities with a strong focused on STEM.

 

Melanie Spencer, Project Coordinator - Riverside High School

ncc_mspencer@yahoo.com

(914) 924-6014

 

Veronica Thompson, Project Coordinator – Gorton High School

ncc_vthompson@yahoo.com

(914) 924-6000

 

Kimberly Dorsey, Project Coordinator – Palisades Prep High School

ncc_victoria16@yahoo.com

(914) 588-9839

 

 Wilda Luciano, Project Coordinator – Roosevelt/Early College High School

ncc_wluciano@yahoo.com

    (914) 562-6353

 

Gateway at Lincoln High School

 

The Advantage After-School Program operates at the Lincoln High School Mondays through Fridays from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. Students participate in homework help, project based learning, recreation, and activities with a strong focused on STEM.

 

 

Akilah Groder, Project Coordinator – Lincoln High School

ncc_aradcliff1@yahoo.com

(914) 343-4338

 
 
 

GATEWAY BULLY PREVENTION PROGRAM

NCC’s Bully Prevention Program was launched in January 2015 and teaches youth, ages 8-15 about the dangers of bullying and the long-lasting negative impact it leaves upon victims.  The program operates Monday through Friday from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. For more information, please contact:

Rudy Coombs, Program Coodinator

ncc_rcoombs@yahoo.com, 914.439.6532

COMPREHENSIVE ADOLESCENCE PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAM (CAPP)

CAPP was launched in 2010 and serves children ages 9 – 15 years old.  This program focuses on risky behaviors that challenge this age group and provides alternatives.  The program operates Monday through Friday from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. For more information, please contact:

Shanika Williams, Program Coordinator

ncc_shanika@yahoo.com , 914.965.0206

STREETWORK PROJECT

This program serves youths of all ages through outreach and recruitment of community teens, and offers referrals to programs with positive alternatives.  The After-School component operates Monday through Friday from 2:30pm to 6:00pm, and provides homework assistance, remedial instruction, and social interactive skill development.  The Weekend Learning Center offers educational and tutorial assistance, cultural awareness activities, and social interactive skills on Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm. 


Kevin Cooper, Athletic Director

ncc_bigcooper@yahoo.com, 914.419.5085

 
 
 

NCC'S SUMMER CAMP

NCC’s Summer Camp operates through the Streetwork Project  and meets Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:30pm during July and August.   The Summer Camp also provides outreach and recruitment of community teens, and referrals to programs with positive alternatives.   For more information, please contact:


Kevin Cooper, Athletic Director

ncc_bigcooper@yahoo.com, 914.419.5085

GLADIATORS YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL

Our Youth Tackle Football Program serves children 5- 15 years of age.  The program operates year rond and competes in the American Football League.   For more information, please contact:


Ralph McKinney. Head Football Coach

914.413.8478

NCC GATEWAY COMMUNITY CHORUS

The Gateway Community Chorus was started in the Summer of 2015 as part of Dr. Bostic’s overall vision to have a community showcase choir for the agency.  The community chorus members range in age from 9 to 17 years old.  Rehearsals are every Monday and Wednesday, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at NCC. For more information, please contact:


Joseph P. Wilson, Director

percys45@yahoo.com, 914.623.3419

 
 
 

NEPPERHAN
GHANA

Our Global Future... 

Nepperhan’s Gateway Afterschool Academy was launched in the summer of 2014 for 275 students at the Carl Ericson Roman School in Ekumfi Edumaafa.  The Academy has expanded to three different locations in Ghana serving approximately 1,000 children and families.  For more information, contact: King Nana Kobina Amua Sekyii II ,  afterschool@gmail.com 233.26.516.3128

NEPPERHAN 
CÔTE D'IVOIRE

Our Global Future... 

Nepperhan’s Gateway Afterschool Academy was launched in the summer of 2014 at the Nepperhan Millennium School of Excellence and serves 260 students in Côte d'Ivoire.  The Academy has expanded to two additional locations on the Ivory Coast serving approximately 1,000 children and families. For more information, contact: King Nana Kobina Amua Sekyii II ,  afterschool@gmail.com 233.26.516.3128

NEPPERHAN
HAITI

Our Global Future... 

Nepperhan’s extensive experience in the sport of basketball has contributed to the development of Haiti’s first national basketball team, which is vying to qualify for the Olympics by 2020.   Nepperhan has provided financial assistance to hundreds of orphaned children through the Global Youth Initiative.  For more information, please contact:   Jason Valbrun, JavalBrun@yahoo.com , 509.3793.5050

SENIOR GROUP #15

Every Tuesday and Thursday between 10:00am and 4:00pm, our seniors come together where they receive lunch, participate in arts and crafts, have health and nutrition workshops, aerobics, fitness exercises, play cards, and periodically take trips.   For more information, please contact:


Jino Spagnuolo, President

914.965.0206

RUSHIN DO KARATE SCHOOL

This program teaches the art of self-defense to children ages 4-12, with an intentional focus on self-discipline.  Classes are held every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm and every Saturday morning at 10:00am.  Each class lasts one hour.  For more information, please contact:


Sensei Sean Seawright, Instructor

914.943.9581

NEPPA GALLARY SUMMER BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Days of operation: Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer months; and Mondays and Wednesdays from December through March.   Participants are 17-26 years old. This program provides a tough recreational basketball league as the hook, for intensive, job readiness training, career counseling, educational assistance, and job searching technique workshops.

 

Robert Richardson, Director

ninetyfour50@aol.com