North Fork ParentChild+ Program (NFPC+P)
The North Fork ParentChild+ Program (NFPC+P) is a home visiting early literacy/parent support program that helps prepare young children for school success. This free program is open to families that live in the Town of Southold, have children between the ages of 18 months and 4 years, and are eligible for public assistance or the free and reduced-price meal program. CAST is a certified site of the National ParentChild+ Program. Contact Erica Steindl at 631-477-1717 to register.
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered year-round to help adults learn the English language. Instructors help students learn the alphabet, words, phrases and sentences in the English language. To register for these fun, interactive classes, call 631-477-1717
CAST offers beginning and intermediate computer classes. We also offer classes in Microsoft Word and Excel. If you are new to computers, need a refresher or are looking for more advanced skills to help you enter the workforce, contact CAST and we can place you in the right class for you.
CAST offers tutoring in reading and math for elementary school children after school and during school vacations. Call 631-477-1717 if interested and we can work with you to schedule tutoring sessions at a convenient time and location.
Engage, Educate & Empower Workshops
In collaboration with community partners, CAST offers monthly workshops on subjects of interest to the clients we serve. The topics include: Job Readiness, Budgeting/Personal Finance, Domestic Violence, Immigration, Nutrition, Planting & Herbs, Canning & Preserving, and more. For more information, call CAST at 631-477-1717. (we can post as we schedule them)
CAST works with our clients who are seeking jobs to connect them with local employers looking for staff to meet their needs.
CAST’s safety net has a wide reach. We serve seniors, children, single mothers, veterans, the working poor, people living with disabilities, the homeless, and those needing emergency assistance because of an unexpected crisis. We also rely on many volunteers to better serve the community.