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Boston Centers for Youth & Families

Boston Centers for Youth & Families

We support children, youth, individuals and families through a wide range of programs and services. We manage 36 facilities, including community centers and pools.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for Boston residents by partnering with community center councils, agencies, and businesses to support neighborhood needs. Learn more about our work.

Summer guide 2018

We have a lot going on at BCYF community centers across the City of Boston:

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Boston Centers for Youth and Families
1483 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
United States
BCYF Administrative Office
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Find hours for BCYF community centers and pools on their individual pages.

Explore BCYF Community Centers

BCYF offers a variety of affordable programs for all ages at our 36 facilities across Boston.

Upcoming events

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News and announcements

BCYF Snap Shot Work 2016
Apr 11

Enrollment open for Snap Shot Teen Photography program

Boston Centers for Youth and Families
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Apr 9

Investments to strengthen public safety in Boston

Mayor's Office
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Apr 6

Mayor Walsh announces start of SuperTeen Program

Mayor's Office
BCYF Camp Joy
Apr 3

BCYF Camp Joy program open for registration

Boston Centers for Youth and Families
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Programs and initiatives

Programs and initiatives

Youth engagement & employment

Youth engagement & employment
Division of Youth Engagement and Employment
Learn more about us

BCYF Youth Engagement & Employment is a resource for youth in the City of Boston.

Young people present topic mission statements to the Mayor.
Youth Lead the Change

The participatory budgeting process allows any young person in Boston to decide how the City spends $1 million from its budget. Learn more.

SuccessLink Employment Program
SuccessLink Employment Program

Get connected to jobs resources and opportunities, and apply for summer jobs through the City of Boston. Learn more.

More BCYF information

More BCYF information

BostoNavigator contains a database of sports, academic support, youth organizing, and countless other Community Center programs.

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Are you interested in volunteering at a local BCYF community center? Please contact the center directly. You can find individual pages for each BCYF location on our community centers page.