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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.

Explore BCYF Community Centers

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

Upcoming events

Events
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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
BCYF Camp Joy
Oct 11

BCYF Camp Joy Winter Program now accepting applications

Boston Centers for Youth and Families
BCYFHalloweenpic
Oct 2

Celebrate Halloween 2018 at BCYF

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Kesanet Tesfazi (left) and Samari Winklaar (right) are pictured with a GLC participant.
Oct 2

Supervisors share experiences in Girls Leadership Corp

Boston Centers for Youth and Families
The 2019 Mayor's Youth Council
Sep 17

Mayor's Youth Council members for 2019 announced

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Programs and initiatives

Programs

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

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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.