COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

All of us at Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub are working diligently to provide our youth with the services, resources, support and information you, your families and communities need, as these precedented times demand.

The Helen Keller International’s New York Vision Program (NYVP) is partnering with Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub on December 22, 2020 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM and on December 29, 2020 from 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM to offer FREE vision services for free prescription eyeglasses to Harlem residents. An initial vision screening is required to determine your eyesight, by appointment only!

Please book your appointment now by Click Here or call us at (929) 207-3580. No insurance required! If we are unable to accommodate you in December, we will place you on the waiting list for January.  Download a copy of the Dec. 22, flyer or the Dec. 29th flyer.

The City College of New York began an official partnership in April 2020 with Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub (LRYOH), a community-based initiative in Central and West Harlem funded through the Manhattan District Attorney’s Criminal Justice Initiative in a collaborative effort with Community Connections for Youth.
City Program Provided Paid Summer Work This summer, young New Yorkers from NYCHA developments and neighborhoods across the city got the chance to make a difference in their communities and learn new skills through virtual classes on topics like starting a business, filmmaking, and journalism…
In partnership with the Food Bank for New York City and the NYC Young Men’s Initiative (YMI), the New York City Department of Probation will help feed thousands of more people by providing one week of pre-packaged groceries through its Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON) Nutrition Kitchens Initiative, city officials said.

OPEN AIR Community Day Food Pantry

Community Impact

NeON Kitchen Partnership with LRYOH
2 Days of OPEN AIR Grab & Go Community Food Distribution @ Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub on  Wednesdays & Fridays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Click here for more information and to download a copy of the Community Food Pantry flier.

To our Youth

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In light of social distancing and the New York City lockdown, the following resources might be helpful and beneficial to you and your families. We will update the Resources section with new information we believe would benefit you when made available to us.


LRYOH serves youth and young adults in Central and West Harlem. If you are not a current participant and desire to learn about what is available for you and participate, please complete the Online Application. A team member will contact you within 24 hours.

Programs & Services

During COVID-19, we are offering only Digital Programs to our participants until onsite operations resume. To view the calendar of Digital Program Offerings, click below. If you are a current participant, please stay in contact with your mentor for updated information and service opportunities.

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DA Vance Press Conference announcing the investment in youth and families to create and construct five “Youth Opportunity Hubs,” a first-of-its-kind effort to knit together community-based providers and build new physical spaces for young people in target Manhattan neighborhoods, and help existing organizations specializing in family and youth development expand their capacity and develop innovative new services. Learn more

About Us

The Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub is a community-based initiative in Central and West Harlem funded through the Manhattan District Attorney’s Criminal Justice Initiative in affiliation with The City College of New York (CCNY) and is housed at the Soul Saving Station For Every Nation.

Program Providers

LRYOH program model incorporates offering a comprehensive array of programs and services, engaging community program providers as contributors to form a wholistic programming approach.

LRYOH Sponsored Community-Based Providers

  • Code Cooperative
  • Community Impact
  • D.A.A.D (Developing Adolescence Attitudes & Destinies)
  • Bethel Gospel Assembly
  • Thrive Collective
  • Silicon Harlem

Faith-Based Providers and Other Affiliations

  • CRU
  • Navigators
  • Glean
  • Columbia University in the City of New York (Office of Government and Community Affairs)
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Thank you for visiting our website during this soft launch due to COVID-19. Please be patient with us as we develop our website. We are Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub, a newly minted nonprofit housed at the Soul Saving Station Church, to serve the youth, families, and communities in Central and West Harlem.