Supportive Children's Advocacy Network (SCAN)

Who Is Eligible:

Members target the improvement of literacy and school success through service in after school enrichment programs, adult education classes, and family learning resource services. Members support pre-school children in developing pre-literacy skills and 6-12 year olds to meet state education standards in reading and math.


Activities focus on providing support to 13-17 year old youth to graduate from high school and achieve the goal of post-secondary education. Members also help parents improve their own skills to be able to assist their children as well as for personal development.

Deadline: See "How To Apply" for any applicable deadlines.
Amount: See "How To Apply" for additional information.
How to apply:

Contact: AmeriCorps BASIC (Bonding Adults and School-Children Instructional Center)
207 East 27th Street
Lower Level
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-683-2522
Fax: 212-683-2695 or
Mr. William Figueroa, Project Director
Project Director BASIC SCAN LaGuardia
307 East 116th Street
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-534-7800
Fax: 212-534-6068