Offers students ages 13 to 18 who have been identified as needing academic support in the Wyandanch School District a broad range of educational, recreational, cultural, and age-appropriate activities in a safe environment.
FREE partners with foster care agencies and local school districts to provide current and former foster care youth and other identified high school students with experiential work-based knowledge through classroom learning and internship placement. This is a credited course co-taught with a Career Technology Educator to build vocational skills through work-readiness training, career exploration, culminating with an internship at one of FREE’s facilities.
FREE works with local school districts as peer mentors to students interested in theater experiences. We provide role play scenarios, socialization and performance opportunities, and expressive communication experiences. The program occurs during the school day in collaboration with Career Technical Education (CTE) educators.