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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.

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.

News and announcements

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Sep 15

Free women's bike riding skills clinics coming to South Boston, Roxbury

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BCYF Swim League
Sep 12

BCYF Citywide Swim League now recruiting youth participants

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Mayor Walsh at a meeting with the Mayor's Youth Council in 2014
Sep 1

Boston teens invited to apply to Mayor's Youth Council

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YAC
Aug 28

Boston Centers for Youth & Families recruiting for Youth Advisory Committee

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

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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

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. 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.

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