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.
News and announcements
BCYF February vacation week activities offer something for everyone!
Boston receives Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation
Featured programs and inititatives
BCYF Adult Education
BCYF Family Gym
Mayor's Youth Council
Summer programs and events at BCYF
BCYF Youth Advisory Committee
Youth Employment Programs
Youth engagement & employment
The BCYF Division of Youth Engagement and Employment is a resource center for youth in the City of Boston.
The participatory budgeting process allows any young person in Boston to decide how the City spends $1 million from its budget.
Get connected to jobs resources and opportunities, and apply for summer jobs through the City of Boston.
BostoNavigator contains a database of sports, academic support, youth organizing, and countless other Communty Center programs. Search for programs by keyword, or leave reviews for programs you've participated in.