ACCE is a highly acclaimed community-based organization that strives to empower and enhance the lives of at-risk youth, adults and families living in underserved communities. We provide innovative and cutting-edged solutions that serve hundreds of youth and community residents each year. At ACCE, we place a premium on PREVENTION and EMPOWERMENT, while striving to rebuild shattered lives (REMEDIATION). Ours is a passion that is unmatched and a commitment that is strikingly outstanding resulting in:

  • 93% promotion rate for participation in 80% of our programs
  • 90% retention rate for all participants
  • Improved self-esteem and confidence
  • And producing a generation of Life Long Learners with greater appreciation for life and the value of education
At ACCE, we achieve these results by:
• Demanding Accountability of ourselves and our clients,
• Inspiring Confidence in those we serve,
• Helping others build Capacity, and
• Striving for Excellence in everything that we do.
ACCE is the recipient of the 2005 Union Square Awards, 2005 Times/Ledger Newspaper Community Service Impact Award, Queens Borough President Citation of Honor, and has been featured on ABC-TV, CBS-TV, NY1, and in the NY Daily News, NY Newsday, Amsterdam News and other publications.