Adults and Children in Trust
1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025   212.316.7530

About A.C.T.

Our Mission:
Founded in 1971, The Adults and Children in Trust (A.C.T.) Program provides a safe haven where toddlers to teens from many faiths, cultures and economic backgrounds gather to learn, play and grow, as they participate in a broad range of programs among highly-trained and caring adults. A.C.T. consistently provides children and their families with high quality services that sustain, support and enhance their ability to thrive in diverse communities. A.C.T. offers year-round, affordable, reliable, nonsectarian and socially enriching educational programs and special events for families in and around the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the world's largest Gothic cathedral.

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Where to Register
Additional information, appropriate forms and staff offices are located in the Cathedral undercroft. The Registration Office is located near the 112th Street and Amsterdam Avenue entrance gate. Stop at the Security Booth for the specific location. Office Hours are 8:30 AM - 6 PM on weekdays. You will find our contact information, information about our staff and maps of our location on this website. Program enrollment is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is year-round for all programs.

How to Enroll
Give us a call. Our office staff are happy to answer questions and forward information and forms. Registration and other forms can also be downloaded from this site. A non-refundable registration fee or full payment must accompany the completed registration form. Spaces are not reserved until this fee and completed forms are returned to the office. Once your child is accepted into the program, the registration fee is applied toward program tuition.

Required Forms
A current trip permission slip, emergency treatment form and medical form are required in order for children to participate in some services. All information on the registration form must be completed and signed by parents, acknowledging stated policies. The Medical Form can be downloaded from this site.

Financial Aid
To assure A.C.T.'s commitment to serve the diverse population largest number of children, Financial Aid is available for some programs. Scholarship applications for the Afterschool program, Nursery and Summer program are reviewed monthly until available funds are used. Call: (212) 316-7530 for information and guidance about applications.

We think it's important that you're aware of exactly what your child does at A.C.T. This is why we will keep you updated with a steady stream of concise communication: daily personal contact with program staff, newsletters, flyers and special meetings. A.C.T. Bulletin Boards are located at the Cathedral office. Additional brochures are available for on-site services.

Many parents learn about A.C.T. from friends, and we appreciate it when you spread the good news about our programs. Appointments to visit A.C.T. may be arranged by calling (212) 316-7530. When you come, be sure to see ACT's videos and photos that show how many children enjoy our safe, year-round haven.

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