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Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs for Children in Manhattan

Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs for Children in Manhattan

Get your children ready to go back to school with these services and resources across New York City.


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UPDATED October 2019: There are a lot of tasks to accomplish at the beginning of a new school year in Manhattan, from getting sports physicals, getting checked for head lice, and finding an after-school program, to finding a sports team for your child, after-school child care, a new school, or tutors. We’re here to help with a curated list of back-to-school resources in Manhattan. In one place, you’ll find private schools, parochial schools, independent schools, international schools, preschools, after-school classes and activities, tutors and test prep services, head lice removal services, and health care professionals in NYC to check off all the items on your back-to-school list. These back-to-school resources, programs, and services are located across Manhattan, including locations in Chelsea, the Upper East Side, Midtown East, the Lower East Side, the Upper West Side, Greenwich Village, East Village, Soho, Gramercy, Murray Hill, and Harlem.

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Doctors & Medical Providers

ADVANTAGECARE PHYSICIANS
37 medical offices across the Metropolitan New York area. Learn about the location nearest you.,

AdvantageCare Physicians understands that a child's total health picture includes how they are doing physically and emotionally, what their diet is like, and how active they are. We help you assess these important areas of your child's health with wellness exams, regular checkups, sports physicals, and mandatory vaccinations.

JUDY GOLDSTEIN M.D.
635 Madison Ave. 12th floor , New York
646-727-7373
Email [email protected]

Dr. Judy Goldstein is a 68-time award-winning, board-certified pediatrician whose focus is “Pediatrics Made Personal.” Providing care not only medically but also offering parental guidance in nutrition, behavioral and emotional coaching. Following the principles of the American Academy of Pediatrics, she performs mandatory vaccinations, regular checkups (school/camp), and sick visits.

Educational Services

COSMIC CUBS
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Cosmic Cubs apps are fun and engaging while teaching children 3 and older about the solar system and the 3 Rs, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Download Cosmic Cubs apps including Planet Puzzles, 3 Rs Puzzles, Rockitect, and Storymaker. Download Cosmic Cubs apps at the App store, Google Play, and Amazon.

CREADDIVE SOLUTIONS
201-240-0921
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Adhd/Executive Function Coach, offering extensive knowledge on parenting challenging behaviors through workshops, individual and group sessions. Through her Calm and [email protected] workshop series (fall session begins Oct. 16), learn to improve the overall dynamics of family life. Andrea works closely with independent schools to support teachers in understanding executive function in the classroom.

Stores & Resources

AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
866-247-5678

For more than 30 years, Affinity Health Plan has been offering New York state-sponsored free or low-cost health coverage to New Yorkers who have Medicaid or no health insurance at all. Our managed care programs meet the need for coverage among people who may find it hard to get health care.

ATLAS FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM
252 W. 29th St., 3rd Floor, New York
212-256-0846
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The Atlas Foundation for Autism houses the Atlas School as well as speech, OT services, music, after-school classes, and weekend social skills groups! Atlas is different in its approach to working within modalities that address communication, emotional and social thinking, as well as behavior and self-esteem!

FIDELIS CARE NEW YORK
888-FIDELIS (343-3547)

Fidelis Care is a mission-driven health plan offering quality, affordable coverage for children and adults of all ages and at all stages of life. With more than 1.7 million members statewide, Fidelis Care believes that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance.

IMAGINATIONS - NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN
212-514-3714

Visit the National Museum of the American Indian's new and interactive imagiNATIONS Activity Center and discover how Native STEM innovations continue to shape the modern world. Admission is free and imagiNATIONS is open daily from 10am-4:30pm. The museum is located at One Bowling Green in Manhattan.

SAY, CONFIDENT VOICES
212-414-9696 x208, Kate Detrick
Email [email protected]

SAYs award-winning Confident Voices after-school and weekend creative arts program for kids who stutter, ages 8-18, has three sessions during the 2019-2020 season. The Songwriting Project begins Sept. 27, followed by the Short Play Project on Dec. 13 and the Mentor Project on April 17. For more information or to register visit say.org/programs/confidentvoices.

STUCK ON YOU

Personalized name labels save time and money. From iron on and stick on labels, personalized bag tags, lunch boxes and personalized school bags, Stuck On You has your family covered. Spend less time recovering lost property and more time getting on with the fun things in life this school time!

Tutors & Test Prep

CHINA INSTITUTE
40 Rector St., 2nd floor, New York
212-744-8181 x110
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With two convenient Manhattan locations-Upper East Side and the Financial District, China Institute’s classes allow children to learn Chinese using an integrated, comprehensive approach. Classes are level and age-appropriate. We also offer private tutoring in the comfort of your home or any location.

EYE LEVEL MANHATTAN
East Village
437 E. 12th St.
212-260-8020
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Tribeca
104 Reade St.
212-346-PREP (7737)
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Upper East Side
307 E. 84th St.
212-737-3344
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Eye Level offers math and English programs for ages 3-14. Whether the immediate goal is for early learning, remedial education, or academic education, Eye Level is the answer.

GOOROO
646-791-3081
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Gooroo offers in-person tutoring in your neighborhood! Our tutoring membership matches students to tutors based on their unique learning needs. Members have access to experts in more than 300 subjects. Gooroo provides continuous feedback, progress reports, and a designated Personal Learning Consultant to guide students through their learning journey.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
237 W. 72nd St., New York
212-362-0100

Huntington is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for students kindergarten-12th grades, including SAT, ACT, and state tests. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results. Founded in 1977, Huntington’s mission is to give every student the best education possible. Learn more about our mission at huntingtonhelps.com.

SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS NYC
333 E. 79th St , New York
646-634-9420

Your child’s academic success is our highest priority! Comprehensive tutoring services for students of all ages and grade-levels. With our experience and personalized approach, students are given the tools they need to excel. Offering private and group tutoring, homework help, special needs, and state test preparation.


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