Program Opportunities

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    Call the FAFSA Hotline:1-800-808-1790 Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon - 5:00 pm

    NYCLU Youth Activism: We have prioritized youth activism for more than 20 years. We work with youth organizations across NYS to ensure that young people know their rights, know how to access those rights and learn how to effectively organize around civil rights and civil liberties in their schools and communities.

    Erie 1 Boces Careers Without College: Erie 1 Boces provides career training and free literacy programs to help adults meet their career goals by developing essential skills for gainful employment and job advancement. Let us help you!

    Highschool Girls Group: Sunday at 7PM est, 8 weeks, 1 hour, via virtual, Starts February 19, 2023, $40./week. Connect with other girls and build a strong support system, strengthen healthy self-esteem, develop life-long coping skills and judge free space. Text or email to schedule a registration consultation (716)218-8151.

    Post Graduate (PG) Year at SEMNeed an extra year before college? SEM's PG program will help you use that time productively. See the website for all the details 

    Volunteer Opportunities-Special Needs Dance and Fitness Studio: Contact Kate Wawrzaszek if you are interested. Dance ability is a Depew-based nonprofit dance and fitness studio serving the special needs community. They are in need of a classroom assistant and a health screener.

    WNY Foster Closet: supports infants, children, and young adults in care. They provide, free of charge, clothing, coats, shoes, hygiene products, backpacks, school supplies, car seats and strollers and so much more. For more information, call Erin Richeal at 716-382-5285.

    Inspirit AI Scholars ApplicationAI is a pre-college Artificial Intelligence education program for high school students. This is taught at Stanford and MIT exclusively.

    Selective Service: Young men MUST register for Selective Service. It's the law. Fill in a simple registration form within 30 days of your 18th birthday. If you're a resident of the United States, you must register, even if you're from another country and not a U.S. citizen, living in the U.S. illegally. It's easy to register with Selective Service. You can enter your information via the internet at, or complete, sign and return the card you may get in the mail, or fill out an SSS registration form at a post office. Registering with Selective Service does NOT mean joining the military. Students who are not registered won't qualify for federal student aid and grant programs. You must be registered with Selective Service to work for the federal government. You must be registered to receive United States citizenship if you were not born in the U.S. Not registering is against the law.

    NORTHLAND Workforce Training Center: See website for training opportunities for a career in manufacturing jobs in WNY.

    LendEDU Financial Aid Hotline: LendEDU launched a new tool to help students and families navigate financial aid, scholarships, grants, and student loans. The tool, known as LendEDU Financial Aid Hotline, is a free text-in service designed to quickly answer any question related to financial aid, grants, scholarships, and student loans. Simply text your financial aid questions to the hotline at 302-278-4037 and you will receive a detailed response from their team within 15 minutes. The URL is

    erie1boces Career and Technical Education: The program provides exciting opportunities for students to explore their passions and possible career paths. See web page for more details.

    Georgetown University Pre-College Online Program: Georgetown offers pre-college online courses for high school students ages 13 and older. Each features dynamic video lessons by renowned  Georgetown faculty and access to mentors. The program is available year-round, and the online format enables you to study anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.