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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
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.

Upcoming events

BCYF Girls Nights
Feb 24

BCYF Girls Skate Night

Family Gym
Feb 25

Family Gym at BCYF Blackstone

Family Gym
Feb 25

Family Gym at BCYF Holland

Family Gym
Feb 25

Family gym at BCYF Madison Park

BCYF Quincy

Featured community center: BCYF Quincy

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

News and announcements

Mayor Walsh hosted a Summer Youth Jobs Employee Round Table at Boston City Hall
Feb 24

Boston teens can now register online for summer jobs lottery

Boston Centers for Youth & Families
BCYF February Vacation - Ski
Feb 6

BCYF February vacation week activities offer something for everyone!

Boston Centers for Youth & Families
CANshare Tourney
Jan 4

We all CANshare!

Boston Centers for Youth & Families
Guangzhou Award
Dec 28

Boston receives Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Boston Centers for Youth & Families

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.

SuccessLink Employment Program
SuccessLink Employment Program

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

More BCYF information

More BCYF information
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