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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.

Boston Centers for Youth and Families
Contact
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.

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

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Upcoming events

Events
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Jul 18

BCYF Summer Block Parties 2019 - Chinatown

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Jul 25

BCYF Summer Block Parties 2019 - South Boston

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Aug 8

BCYF Summer Block Parties 2019 - Dorchester

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Aug 15

BCYF Summer Block Parties 2019 - Roslindale

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BCYF Spelling Bee 2019
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Registration is now open for schools wishing to participate in the 2019 BCYF Spelling Bee!
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News and announcements

News
GirlsSummit
Apr 26

Boston girls invited To BCYF citywide Girls Summit

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Apr 19

2019 BCYF grants now available for local agencies

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BCYFMirabella
Apr 16

City of Boston’s outdoor pools and family friendly beach open June 22

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BCYF Snap Shot Work 2016
Apr 5

Boston teens invited to apply for Snap Shot Teen Photography program

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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.