Baden Street Settlement: Education, Work & Youth Services
The Activities Department has an array of program activities that offer social, emotional, educational and recreational activities that enhance youth development. Our Supplemental Educational Service (SES) focus on youth academics with a strong emphasis on reading, science and math. All activities are designed to enhance youth learning and development through fun.
ATTAIN Lab (585-325-4910 x127: The advanced technology lab brings computer technology directly into the community – to individuals who would not otherwise have access to high quality computers and software. The Baden Street ATTAIN lab focuses on family-oriented training, enabling at-risk, under employed and/or under represented youths and adults to develop the technical and occupational skills necessary in today’s workplace.
After School Learning & Enrichment: Youth between the ages of 5-18, participate in various activities including swimming, arts and crafts, clubs, sports,dance, computer lab, homework assistance, sewing, counseling, and after-school programs, Kids Café’. Prevention Workshops and Supplemental Educational Services.
Digital Arts Center (585-325-4910 x144): Introducing to the community a state-of-the-art gaming and computer center, Baden Street Digital Arts Center. This secured,monitored and climate controlled facility is designed to geared to develop cognitive and critical thinking skills in conjunction with enhancing the hand and eye coordination in students. Kids of all ages are passionnate about video games and through gaming we can ignite their interest in science and technology. The ultimate gaming experience is offered by arranging group field trips or coordinated by youth agencies.
Project Base: Project Base offers after school activities for youth, including youth with special needs, between the ages of 5-12 in a safe environment. Students participate in recreational home work assistance, Supplemental Educational Services and prevention workshops. Participants are served hot, nutritional meals through the Kids Cafe’.
Workforce Development (548 Joseph Avenue 585-325-4350) employs strategic techniques to assist Monroe County’s diverse population to obtain meaningful, permanent, and self sufficient employment utilizing a well defined employability assessment process, provide inter-departmental work experience opportunities in a variety of job skills, provide keys to a successful job search, job referrals, and job replacement services. Ultimately, to encourage empowerment and to strengthen families in a ever changing social, political and economic environment.
Baden Street Settlement is the host agency for the Metro Council for Teen Potential (MCTP) (585 Joseph Avenue, email@example.com); a coalition of youth-serving organizations that promote youth development and youth health in the City’s most stressed neighborhoods.
MCTP supports 35 member agencies, schools and health centers to implement strength-based and evidence-based approaches to ensure youth success and to prevent teen pregnancy and substance abuse. MCTP works with the City of Rochester, Planned Parenthood, Rochester City School District and Threshold Center for Youth to implement life skills programs, youth arts and youth leadership activities. MCTP engages youth to develop social marketing messages to promote healthy behaviors, and partners with Family Resource Centers of Crestwood to deliver the Family Talk series for parents.