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Mary Nelson's Youth Day Foundation
2849 S Salina Street
Syracuse New York 13205

Phone 315 422 2448

Mary Nelson’s Youth Center Programs

2849 S Salina Street
Syracuse, New York 13205
315 422 2448 office
315 422 5693 fax

Center Hours of Operation
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday- Friday

The Mary Nelson Youth Center is staffed and operated by community volunteers

Mary Nelson Youth Center Focuses On
EDUCATION, HEALTH, CAREER, SERVICES, VIOLENCE, and ECONOMICS

Our Staff
Mary Nelson, President /CEO
Robert Nelson, Vice President
Dorothy Eure, Office Manager
Sandy Nolan, Volunteer Receptionist
Kilara Moore, Secretary & Administrative Assistant
Daniel Davis, Maintenance Volunteer Mornings & Evenings
Kawanna Brantley, Maintenance Volunteer Evenings

Our Daily Schedule
• Mandatory Monday 8:00 am meetings for staff and volunteers ONLY
• Preparation for our After School Programs
• FREE Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and/or Light Snack
• Computer lab is open for those looking for employment or and apartment
• Help with resume writing
• After school Programs: 2:20pm – 5:00pm
• Young Adults & Adult Day Programs are 8:00am - 6:00pm
• ADULT/Senior Citizens Programs
• Homework
• Book reading
• Activities
• Snack time
• Cleanup
• Other scheduled activities
• Parents pick up children or walkers go home by 5:00 pm
• We are open on non-school days and half days of school
• We operate 24 hours for Emergency Red Cross Shelter

Center Hours of Operation
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday- Friday

Main Areas of Interest:

Education
Tutoring is offered in ALL SUBJECTS
Tutoring is every Wednesday from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, math for grade levels 4-7
Tutoring Classes are offered on Saturday’s 9 am 11:30 am
Basic Financial/Budgeting Classes Coming Soon
GED Classes
Basic Computer Classes

Other Agencies Referrals:
Health
Fidelis Cares Satellite office

Careers
Job Corps
Help with Resume’ writing services
SANE – Pathways to Paychecks
Coming soon: Employment roundtable
Crouse School of Nursing
Access to Job Fairs
Access to CNY Works
Access to Jobs Plus

Services
FREE Boys Haircuts
Every Saturday of every month clothing giveaway
Food Pantry
Backpacks and school supplies are year round
NA meeting every Wednesday & Thursday 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Boy Scouts of America Meetings
EPIC Ready Set Read Program
(Mothers offering Youth Opportunities)
Mary Nelson’s Step Team
STARS Program Trooper Vasquez
Junior Academy
Syracuse Police Department Recruitment
Officer Baggett
Anti Violence Task Force
Inmate Re-Entry Program
Self esteem, Volunteering, Community awareness, Tutoring services onsite
We offer a safe, clean and drug free meeting place
Light a Candle for Literacy meets every Saturday
Pre-K – 3 grades, Parents are welcome to come and help out

Referrals for housing
Work closely with Job Plus, and Community Treatment Court & Onondaga Youth Court

Future services
Hospital (Educational/Parenting Classes)
Continuance of Future Services
Supervising visits with families through Family Court
Crouse School of Nursing
Work Keys Job certification for middle and high school students
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Red Cross babysitting classes
Parent and Child Health services

EVENTS
We offer our center for special events
Birthdays, Christenings, Baby Showers, Bridal Showers, Family Reunions and Community Meetings

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