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The Henry Street program at Jacob Riis Cornerstone provides engaging, high-quality, year-round programs for children, young adults, and adults. Our youth programs are open to all children ages 5- 21. The facility hours from September through June, are Monday – Friday 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm & Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Summer hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm and 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. We design our programs to reinforce core competencies and promote social and emotional learning through a variety of exciting activities, including:

  • Project-based activities
  • Creative and performance art
  • Science, technology, engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Sports
  • Literacy

Our cornerstone adult programs are open to all community residents ages 21 – adult/ senior. Programs are designed to enhance skills to promote positive social interactions and community engagement. Cornerstones adult program includes:

  • General Education Development (GED)
  • Workforce development and referrals
  • Family engagement activities
  • Intergenerational programming
  • Parent workshops

To apply to JRC, you would have to go to the Discover DYCD online portal to fill out the application:

  1. Go to this link: discoverDYCD (
  2. Find afterschool programs: and put the zip code to 10009 and the radius to .5 miles and hit search.
  3. Look for RiisII
  4. Add to List when you select your program.
  5. Then create your account, and then select the program.
  6. After that, you should be able to fill out the application and enroll your child.

If you are interested in receiving more information on Jacob Riis Cornerstone Programs or schedules, please contact us at 646-449-0399.

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