It’s like another family – everyone always welcomes you with open arms.
Welcome to Worcester Youth Center, a place where young people can build lasting, positive change in their lives!
Since 1994, the Worcester Youth Center has provided a safe space for education, health and recreation programs for inner city youth. The only free teen “drop-in” center with structured programs and support groups in Worcester, it serves more than 900 young people ages 14 to 24 each year, and nearly 400 are regular participants in its leadership and practical learning programs. The Center registers more the 15,000 visits a year.
2016 Annual Report
2016 was a busy year at the Youth Center. View our annual reports by clicking the link below.
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Youth Development Approach
Services to our members are based on individual needs. See our youth development model. Click here for more information.
From recreational outlets to acquiring critical skills, our programs are developed in response to youth interests and to support their transition to independent living. Click here for more information.
It 's not just a place to go. A place to go further. to learn about members who have embarked upon building positive changes in their lives. Click here for more information.
Ways To Help
Worcester Youth Center benefits greatly from its supporters. There are numerous ways that you can help us. Click here for more information.
Our mission is to provide a safe place where young people can build lasting, positive changes in their lives. Click here for more information.