2836 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11207
(718) 235-8837 ext 109
Nature and Purpose of
The Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC) was formed
in May 1983 by a group of activist residents and merchants. CHLDC
is a not-for-profit community organization, serving 8,000 residents
a year through a comprehensive array of community service programs
and neighborhood development projects.
YouthLEAD provides GED instruction and employment services for
young people, ages 16-24 who are not in school or working.
Tasks Available for
• Help support academic work; educational levels
are from 8th grade to 10th grade. Supervisory teachers will
provide all materials and worksheets according to each student’s
educational needs. GED programs run Monday through Thursday
from 4:30pm to 9pm. (4:30pm – 6pm are elective courses such
as job readiness, college Prep, life skills, computers and 6pm –
9pm are various GED courses from pre-GED to advanced). TUTORS
NEEDED on Tuesdays from 4:30pm – 6pm
** ALL GED classes are located at IS 171, 528 Ridgewood Ave,
Brooklyn, NY 11208, 718.235.1028 **
Must complete at least 12 hours of service and commitment is needed
every Tuesday during your service duration.
Take the Q46 Bus from Union Tpke and Utopia Pky station heading to
Kew Gardens. Get off at Union Tpke and 164 St. Start
out going West on Union Tpke towards 164th St. Take the Q65L
Bus from Union Tpke station heading to College Point. Get off
at Roosevelt Ave. Take the Q19 Bus from Roosevelt Ave station
heading to Astoria. Get off at 98 St. Start out going
West on Astoria Blvd towards 97th St. Turn right onto 97th
St. Arrive at 97TH st and Astoria blvd, Queens.