What We Do

One of the longest-serving youth organizations in the Parramore community, we provide a range of services to students in grades K-12, at no cost to participants.

Academic Support

Homework help, tutoring, college prep, and summer reading programs, as well as job readiness and training.

Social Development

Building healthy communication skills, teamwork, and leadership abilities in our youth.

Health and Wellness

Daily meal program, along with nutrition education and fun fitness activities such as team sports, dance, and karate.

Crisis Intervention

Supporting our most vulnerable youth with mental health counseling and connections to community resources in times of crisis.

Our Story

Our Story

In 2004, 21-year-old Shanta Barton-Stubbs saw a need to support youth in a neighborhood where violent crime, drug abuse, and homelessness are commonplace. That first summer, she started with 8 youth, $1500 of her personal savings, and a handful of used board games. Today, New Image Youth Center is a consistent presence in the lives of youth who often lack stability. Read more about how we are changing the lives of at-risk youth in Orlando.

There is GOOD in the HOOD!

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