Partnership for After School Education

Issue 175

October 18, 2018

DYCD Concept Paper Released - Feedback Welcomed

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) has released the concept paper for the Horizon program. The Horizon secure juvenile detention facility located in Mott Haven, Bronx, will house 16 - 21 year olds who are detained and part of the Raise the Age law. The purpose of the Horizon program will be to provide high quality, engaging activities and supportive relationships that foster social and emotional well-being, build life skills, and to offer opportunities for youth to explore career options that build on their strengths and reflect their interests. Interested parties should send comments to by October 24, 2018. Please enter “Horizon Concept Paper” in the subject line. Comments received will assist with developing a request for proposals, which will be released through the HHS Accelerator system.