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Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center offers free family support, education, and other community services for children, teens, and adults of all ages and backgrounds. See below for a list of community resources at Manny Cantor Center, at our Educational Alliance sister sites, in the Lower East Side, and beyond. And tell us in the comments: what other resources, programming and help can we offer in anxious times?

Learn about Educational Alliance’s  opens in a new window“We the People” Initiative.

Community Resources @ Manny Cantor Center

Read a Message to Immigrant New Yorkers from Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Mark-Viverito  opens in a new windowhere.

Get Community Help at Manny Cantor Center:



  • Job Support
    One-on-One Counseling, Resume Help, Computer Lab and other job support services at our Educational Alliance Job Services. Call (646) 395-4260.
  • Teen Support
    Mentoring, College Preparation, Recreational Activities and other services at our Teen Center. Call (646) 395-4295.
  • opens in a new windowESL/GED Classes
    Tuition free ESL & high school equivalency (GED) classes at Manny Cantor Center’s new sister site: Educational Alliance’s Center for Recovery & Wellness. Call (646) 395-4384.

Older Adults

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