The HANAC Astoria Beacon is funded by the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD). We service 1050 participants a year from ages 6 and up. Our Program's highest priority is safety, excellence, and fun social interactions that are held in a welcoming environment. This Program is designed to assist participants of all ages, adding to their skill set, that is unique to each individual. The Astoria Beacon Family aims to broaden the minds of all participants and diversify their experience, with a goal of graduation success in their chosen career paths. As we all contribute to our community in the present for a better future.
Beacon - Astoria
Location: Astoria-IS 141 The Steinway School 37-11 21st Avenue Long Island City, NY 11105
Monday-Friday: 2:20pm-10:00pm Saturday: 8am-6pm
Summer Hours Monday-Friday: 8am-6pm Due to COVID-19, these times are not confirmed. Please call us for more information
Programming includes activities to assist participants with:
Teen ACTION/ Service Learning
Career Awareness/School to Work Transition
Jewelry Making & Entrepreneurship
Recreation/Health & Fitness
Health & Hygiene
Arts and Crafts
Music / Dance
Fashion and design
Our goal is to bridge the gap that exists between the community, parents, and schools. We provide a safe space, a familial atmosphere and treat each participant as an individual to foster growth and resiliency. The HANAC Astoria Beacon and their staff empower the participants with what is needed to become successful, productive members of the community.
You can make a difference! Our program provides support for all ages, program participants, parents and adults from the community to join the Youth Council which meets quarterly, all are welcome! This forum allows for discussions and recommendations related to programming activities, and topics of interest, that are all related to the program and its participants.
Our program also provides adult programming that takes place seasonally such as Zumba, Community Advisory Boards, Adult Sports, and Seasonal Celebrations/Events. If interested, click the "register now" to complete an application.
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