Early Childhood Programs

Enroll in Harlem Children’s Zone programs for newborns, toddlers, and preschool-age scholars.

Click on the buttons below to reveal details about Early Childhood programs within Harlem Children’s Zone’s cradle-to-career pathway of services. Click on the button again to hide the program details and click a different button to access the details of another program.

The Baby College is a seven-week virtual or nine-week in-person workshop that supports new and expectant parents and other caregivers through the ins and outs of early childhood development.

To enroll: Fill out this form, call 212-665-9832, or email Babycollege@hcz.org.

Our GRADS program empowers new and expectant parents to strengthen the bonds between themselves and their children through at-home support and community events.

To enroll: email grads@hcz.org.

Harlem Gems is our preschool program designed to stoke a love of learning in our young scholars and put them on the path to college and career. There are two Harlem Gems locations, at 60 West 117 Street and 381 Lenox Avenue.

To enroll: call 917-574-6029 or email niya.brown@hczpromise.org.

Start building a bright future for your preschool-age scholar by submitting their application to Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy today! Children born in 2019 are encouraged to apply so that they can start kindergarten at Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy right after preschool.

To enroll visit Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy online and click “apply.”

For more information, call 212-360-3230 or email admissions@hczpromise.org.

HCZ Promise Academy

Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy is a top-performing K-12 charter school within Harlem Children’s Zone’s cradle-to-career pathway of comprehensive services. When young scholars join our community, we promise to do whatever it takes to get them to and through college. Everything we do — from quality instruction to exceptional extracurricular activities to healthy, home-cooked meals — is designed to keep that promise.

Apply to HCZ Promise Academy

Youth Programs

Enroll in Harlem Children’s Zone programs for elementary, middle, and high school scholars, and scholars in post-secondary education and careers.

Click on the buttons below to reveal details about Elementary, Middle, and High School Programs at Harlem Children’s Zone.