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Founded in 1979, the Community Association of Progressive Dominicans (ACDP) seeks to promote and nurture the physical, emotional, social and economic wellbeing of underserved communities in Upper Manhattan, the Bronx, and New York City by facilitating community empowerment through education, provision of human services, and the development of individual skills and community leadership. ACDP offers high-quality programs that provide direct assistance and services to approximately 27,000 children and families every year.

Programs and Services:

Outpatient Mental Health Services

ACDP is part of Acacia Network’s comprehensive primary care and behavioral health system, which provides integrated, trauma-informed, and culturally responsive services to patients of all ages. Fully licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health (NYSOMH), our Outpatient Mental Health Clinic provides a full range of behavioral health services for children (ages 3 and older), youth and adults, including: Screenings; Individual Psychotherapy; Couples & Family Therapy; Group Counseling; Psychiatric Evaluations; Medication Management; Crisis Intervention; Referrals to Primary Care; Referrals & Linkages to Other Services, and more.

Our services are available in English and Spanish, and we offer tele-health and video appointments. Most insurance plans are accepted, including Medicaid and Medicare.

3940 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212-781-5500

Early Childhood Education, Afterschool, and Youth Development

In partnership with our affiliate, the Community Association of Progressive Dominicans (ACDP), Acacia Network’s Childcare, Education & Youth Development initiatives provide high-quality educational and recreational programming for children and youth of all ages to ensure positive outcomes inside and outside of school. Every year, we engage approximately 5,000 families, including 2,600 kids between the ages of 3 – 18, soon to include 2-year-olds.

Our model integrates a holistic approach that seeks to engage the entire family through wrap-around services, such as extended academic enhancement for students, parent workshops, education & workforce development resources, primary & mental care, food distribution, among other services.

Childcare Programs and Preschool:
Our Head Start, Universal Pre-K (3K and 4K), and Childcare programs serve 300+ children ages 3-5, delivering services in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being.

Beacon Programs:
Funded by the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to provide afterschool services and supports to students and residents from the surrounding community, our Beacon programs serve 1,200 participants at two (2) host schools.

Serving students in grades K-8th through five (5) School-Based Partnerships, our COMPASS/SONYC programs provide literacy and leadership development, STEM integration, and robust opportunities for youth to explore their interests and creativity.

Cornerstone Programs:
Funded by DYCD, we provide additional services and supports to residents of all ages in two (2) New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) complexes in NYC, including afterschool programming for students and wrap-around services for families.

Community Schools:
We provide academic enrichment opportunities and supports in two (2) community schools, one serving middle school students between the ages of 11 to 15 years old and their families for a total of 420 participants, and the other serving 250 children in grades K-5th.

DYCD / DOE Learning Labs:
Funded by DYCD and the NYC Department of Education (DOE), we provide additional services and wrap-around activities at two (2) of our Community Center locations.

Summer Youth Programs:
Funded by DYCD, the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) and the Work, Learn & Grow (WLG) Program offer youth ages 14-24 a combination of real-world work experience and life skills training workshops focusing on job readiness and academic success skills.


Promesa Head Start
300 East 175th Street, Bronx, NY 10457
(718) 299-1100

Promesa Day Care
1650 Undercliff Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453
(718) 741-1951

United Bronx Parents (UBP) Day Care
1332 Fulton Avenue, Bronx, NY 10456
(917) 259-7443

ACDP After School Program Office
3940 Broadway, New York, NY 10032
(212) 781-5500