Boston Centers for Youth & Families
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.
Featured community center: BCYF Quincy
Our Camp Joy Winter Program provides structured, weekly opportunities on Saturdays for Boston residents ages 8 to 22 with disabilities and their families to make new friends, have fun, learn and grow. Check out the flyer and application.
Youth engagement & employment
The division of Youth Engagement and Employment is a one-stop shop resource center for youth in the City of Boston.
The participatory budgeting process allows any young person in Boston to manage how $1 million from Boston’s budget is spent.
Get connected to jobs resources and opportunities, and apply for summer jobs through the City of Boston.
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