Take Advantage of the Many CYC Programs and Services
CYC is committed to giving all students in the Cincinnati Public Schools a chance to succeed academically, graduate high school, and progress on to college. Our programs offer numerous opportunities to supplement the guidance students receive at home and at school. Your child can become involved in any of the free programs and services listed below.
One-to-one MentoringThis program matches your child with an adult mentor who has contact with your child at least once per week. Mentors provide encouragement, guidance, and help with schoolwork.
Group MentoringAn after-school club that meets once a week during the school year at the child's school, group mentoring is under the guidance of one or more mentors. Activities include crafts, learning various new life skills, discussing the future after high school, and helping with homework.
TutoringYour child can meet with a tutor once a week who can help improve his or her grade in a particular subject area. Tutors are available in almost every subject and help students in both elementary and high school.
Talent SearchCYC advisors provide college, career and financial aid information to students ages 11 and older who are primarily from low-income households where neither parent has a college degree.
GEARUPCollege advisors assist high school students in preparing for college.
College Resource CenterCollege Resource Center (CRC) is a one-stop community resource for information on careers, colleges, financial aid for college, and scholarships. CRC staff and volunteers are located at the Main Library, three branch libraries, and Longworth Hall, located downtown, just west of Paul Brown Stadium. Appointments are not necessary but are strongly encouraged.