Featured Publications

Transforming Lives Across the City: 2013 Annual ReportChildren’s Aid is focusing resources in four high-needs New York City neighborhoods: Northern Staten Island, East and Central Harlem, Washington Heights and the South Bronx.

Measuring Social Return on Investment for Community Schools: A Practical Guide. Social return on investment (SROI) analysis offers a practical new approach for measuring and communicating the value of outcomes achieved by programs that provide social, health, and educational services to children and their families.

Measuring Social Return on Investment for Community Schools: A Case Study. This case study documents the process of applying social return on investment (SROI) analysis to measure the economic value of two community schools operated by The Children's Aid Society, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods ─ PS 5 and Salomé Ureña.

NCCS staff contributed chapters to Advancing Youth Work: Current Trends, Critical Questions, edited by Dana Fusco and published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group in 2012 features chapters by Sarah Jonas, NCCS Director of Regional Initiatives, and Jane Quinn, CAS Vice President for Community Schools and Director NCCS.

Building Community Schools: A Guide for Action is a book written and published by The Children’s Aid Society’s National Center for Community School that documents key lessons from 20 years of implementation of community schools in New York City and nationally.

Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success. Salomé Ureña de Henríquez Community School is featured in this groundbreaking publication.

Inspire - Aspire: 2012 Annual Report: By encouraging all the children in our care to aspire to college graduation, we embrace the promise in each and every child.

REady to Achieve Cardiovascular Health, Where to Begin: How We Got Started, Empowering Youth for a Better Tomorrow: What We Taught and more

20 Years of Community Schools, From the CEO: Taking Urban Schools to a New Level, Donor Spotlight: TransCanada, Take Action: Save After-School Programs, A Fresh Look at Black History Month and more...

School Based Health Centers (SBHC) are considered by experts as one of the most effective and efficient ways to provide preventive health care to children. Few programs are as successful in delivering health care to children at no cost to the patient, and where they are: in school.