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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. Our affordable programs range from preschool, school-aged and adult education, family literacy, and youth employment to violence prevention and intervention, senior activities, recreation and enrichment.

Learn more about our work, and some of our key initiatives.

Boston Centers for Youth and Families
Contact
617-635-4920
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.

News and announcements

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Guangzhou Award
Dec 28

Boston receives Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

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BCYF Vacation Week
Dec 16

BCYF December Vacation Week activities offer something for everyone!

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Dec 16

Join the 'L Street Brownies' for the annual New Year’s Day Plunge

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BCYF Vine Street
Oct 14

City to increase hours at community centers

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BCYF Quincy

Featured community center: BCYF Quincy

BCYF Quincy programs include volleyball, after-school enrichment, and a swim team.

Upcoming events

Family Gym
Feb 4

Family Gym at BCYF Blackstone

Family Gym
Feb 4

Family Gym at BCYF Holland

Family Gym
Feb 4

Family gym at BCYF Madison Park

Family Gym
Feb 11

Family Gym at BCYF Blackstone

Youth engagement & employment

Division of Youth Engagement and Employment
Learn more about us

The BCYF Division of Youth Engagement and Employment is a resource center 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.

SuccessLink Employment Program
SuccessLink Employment Program

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

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