Ladders to Success

Our Program

Ladders to Success, located at FCA's Learning Center, will prepare identified High School students in Mathematics, Algebra, Reading and English to attain the placement test scores they need to avoid remedial classes and immediately access credit-bearing classes at Nassau Community College and beyond.



  • Mentoring and counseling
  • Tutoring to prepare for the accuplacer test
  • Career readiness and vocational planning services
  • Financial aid and FAFSA application assistance
  • Guidance throughout the college application process from start to finish
  • Workshop learning topics include dealing with anxieties, mindfulness, bullying, cultural diversity, and more!


Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2pm-7pm
Alternative hours to be arranged as needed



Andrea Kerr, MA

Family Support Division Director

(516) 485-4289 x 1267

31 Main Street Hempstead, NY 11550


Erica Schifano, LCSW, CASAC-T

Assistant Vice President-Family Support Division

(516) 485-4289 ext. 1223

31 Main Street Hempstead, NY 11550