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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. Learn more about our work.

Summer guide 2018

We have a lot going on at BCYF community centers across the City of Boston:

Download the summer guide

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!
Learn more

News and announcements

News
MLK Scholars
Jul 13

Celebration of 11th Year of MLK Scholars Program

Mayor's Office
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Jul 12

BCYF Neighborhood Block Parties kick off July 19

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Jul 10

Mayor Celebrates First Week of Youth Summer Jobs Program

Mayor's Office
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Jul 9

BCYF Fun Stops return for summer 2018

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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

More BCYF info

BostoNavigator contains a database of sports, academic support, youth organizing, and countless other Community Center programs.

Search for programs by keyword, or leave reviews for programs you've participated in.

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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.