Mission – Vision – Values
Create an accessible, reliable, enriching community
where every child and family thrive beyond the school day.
To empower every family to achieve their full potential.
AYS FEELS like home.
Fun is at the core of everything we do
Empowerment for children and families
Ease for families with busy schedules
Listening to children and families to better adapt our programs
Safety, not just physically but emotionally
Did You Know?
AYS’ first program started with fewer than ten children. Today, we serve over 2,000 children annually. Parent surveys demonstrate that 99% of parents feel their child is safe while at AYS and 96% feel their child is happy at AYS. 71% of parents of students enrolled in AYS programs said that AYS has helped their child become more interested in school, 52% reported that with AYS’ help their child’ s grades improved, and 73% stated that their child became more confident in himself/herself because of AYS and 57% credited AYS with their children’ s improved behavior at home. To learn more, please view our FY22 Impact Report.