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    B2SB success

    More than 200 friends and supporters came together on October 18 to celebrate the work of the Center for College & Careers (CCC) and our fantastic honorees! The Bash raised more than $34,000 which will be used to help fund initiatives such as preparation courses, college tours, and job readiness training.Honorees for the event included Heriberto Contreras, of MVP Health Care, Hon. Catherine Parker, Westchester County Legislature, and Mount Vernon’s Kenneth Plummer, of Kensworth Consult...  Read More...

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    2018 fall newsletter is here!

    Our fall newsletter is packed with good news about our programs and wonderful participants. Read it here.    Read More...

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    CCC joins The Coalition CBO ID Registry

    The Guidance Center of Westchester's Center for College & Careers program is now part of The Coalition CBO ID Registry, a vetted, national registry of CBOs  (community-based organizations) that support and advise students in their college preparations.The registry was established by the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success, a group of 140-plus colleges and universities across the U.S. that is committed to making college a reality for all high school students through its ...  Read More...

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    Back to School Bash - honorees, emcee and more

    Plans for the 2018 Back to School Bash are in full swing. We're delighted to announce that New Rochelle resident and NBC New York Anchor Stefan Holt will emcee the event. The night's honorees include:Heriberto Contreras, Director, Business Relations, Retail Outreach, MVP Health CareHon.   Read More...

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    Your child is ready - are you? Parent pre-k prep guide

    So, your child is going to preschool! As we head into September, we can’t help but notice the “back to school” paraphernalia in all the stores. We get caught up in buying the latest character backpack for our children and making sure they have all the “stuff” they need.   Read More...

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    2018-19 Family Days are here!

    Family Days – the fun, free, and supportive program for families who have children with developmental delays or who are on the autism spectrum – are back with a new schedule beginning September 15. For the 2018-19 year, the program has moved to Saturdays from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.“We’re always striving to meet the needs of our families,” explains Claudia Morales, BSW, the early childhood behavioral health specialist who leads the program. “The feedback we ...  Read More...

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    Hidden In Plain Sight - decoding a teen room

    Stumble across an old book on the floor in your daughter’s room, and you smile to yourself thinking that she’s still an active reader. Find a full bottle of colorful sports drink on your son’s dresser, and you think nothing of it because he always leaves cups, plates, and food wrappers lying around. However, look a little more closely and you will be surprised learn that a teen’s room can have countless “every day” items that are secretly – in plain sigh...  Read More...

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    Reset the clock for school

    It’s finally the end of August, which means its back-to-school time! Starting a new school year can be an exciting time, but it can also be filled with anxiety for both parents and kids. Luckily, we put together a list of tips to make transitioning from the summer to school easier!Create a healthy bedtime routineEstablish a “school friendly” bedtime and wake-up routine before school begins.   Read More...

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    August at TGCW

    There are no lazy days of summer at The Guidance Center of Westchester! Here are links to the topics covered in our August video update:Seeding to Eating, a 2018 SAMHSA Recognition of Excellence in Wellness winnerSeeding to Eating video testimonial 1Seeding to Eating video testimonial 2Universal Pre-K (UPK) availability in New RochelleThe Hub summer programBack to School Bash for the Center for College & Careers   Read More...

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    2018 summer newsletter is here!

    Our 2018 summer newsletter is packed with information on our programs and services. Read it online here.    Read More...

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