Where College Is The Rule

We’re opening doors for New York City’s underserved youth.

HEAF provides an extended continuum of educational and youth development and leadership opportunities to high-potential, underserved students throughout the city.

Our goal is to help students develop the intellectual curiosity, academic ability, social values, and personal resilience they need to ensure success in school, career, and life.

We welcome you to learn more about HEAF!

years changing the lives of young people

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of our students graduate from high school

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of our students earn bachelor degrees

Nadira Jackson

Nadira Jackson

HEAF Onward Student

“HEAF wouldn’t allow me to be mediocre—they’ve opened more doors than I count.”

Fanessa Delarosa

Fanessa Delarosa

HEAF Onward Student

“At HEAF there is never a moment I’m not being pushed to be my absolute best.”