Boston Centers for Youth & Families

Filed Under: Education, Employment, Families
Location
1483 Tremont Street
Boston, ma 02120
Phone
Phone: 617-635-4920
Fax: 617-635-4524
Online
BCYF@cityofboston.gov
Website
Who to Contact
Varies by center, see Services description for contacts.
Services

Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) is the main administrative office for the various adult education classes and recreation centers provided by the City of Boston in neighborhoods throughout the City. BCYF offers affordable programs for residents of all ages across the City. Their goal is to provide quality programs that enrich the lives of residents and meet the needs of the community.

Call for individual BCYF center class hours.

Centers offering Adult Education, Adult Basic Education, and/or Adult Literacy Programs
Jackson/Mann Community Center
500 Cambridge St., Allston 617-635-5153
Contact Rosie Hanlon or John Vitale
JacksonMannCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Grove Hall Community Center
51 Geneva Ave., Dorchester 617-635-1484
Contact Aidee Pomales
GroveHallCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 10am – 6pm

Perkins Community Center
155 Talbot Ave., Dorchester 617-635-5146
Contact Troy Smith or Raymond Heath
PerkinsCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Hyde Park Community Center
1179 River St., Hyde Park 617-635-5178
Contact Robert Hickey or Winston Lloyd
HydeParkCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Centers offering HiSET classes
HiSET testing is available in various neighborhoods in the City of Boston throughout the academic year. Call for registration information.

Jackson/Mann Community Center
500 Cambridge St., Allston 617-635-5153
Contact Rosie Hanlon John Vitale
JacksonMannCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Grove Hall Community Center
51 Geneva Ave., Dorchester 617-635-1484
Contact Aidee Pomales
GroveHallCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 10am – 6pm

Perkins Community Center
155 Talbot Ave., Dorchester 617-635-5146
Contact: Troy Smith or Raymond Heath
PerkinsCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Shelburne Community Center
2730 Washington St, Roxbury 617-635-5213
Contact Diane Galloway or Warren Chase
ShelburneCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Centers offering ESOL classes
Perkins Community Center
155 Talbot Ave., Dorchester 617-635-5146
Contact: Troy Smith or Raymond Heath
PerkinsCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Centers offering Computer/Other Classes
BCYF offers a variety of computer classes and open access hours in Computer Learning Center Labs throughout the City. Access is available for all ages with a reasonably-priced valid BCYF membership card. Special classes and programs are offered at reasonable rates.

Charlestown Community Center
255 Medford St., Charlestown 617-635-5169
Contact Bob McGann or Maryanne Wren
CharlestownCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Golden Age Senior Center
382 Main St., Charlestown 617-635-5175
Contact Beverly Gibbons
M – F: 9am – 5pm

Holland Community Center
85 Olney St., Dorchester 617-635-5144
Contact Gloria Moon or Sounja Bynoe
HollandCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Leahy/Holloran Community Center
1 Worrell St., Dorchester 617-635-5150
Contact Jill LaMonica or Lisa Zinck
LeahyHolloranCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Perkins Community Center
155 Talbot Ave., Dorchester 617-635-5146
Contact Troy Smith or Raymond Heath
PerkinsCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Hyde Park Community Center
1179 River St., Hyde Park 617-635-5178
Contact Robert Hickey or Winston Lloyd
HydeParkCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Curtis Hall Community Center
20 South St., Jamaica Plain 617-635-5193
Contact Noel Torres or Jeanette Ayala
CurtisHallCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Menino Community Center
125 Brookway Rd, Roslindale 617-635-5256
Contact Cynthia Johnson or Franna Boyce
MeninoCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Shelburne Community Center
2730 Washington St, Roxbury 617-635-5213
Contact Diane Galloway or Warren Chase
ShelburneCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Tobin Community Center
1481 Tremont St, Mission Hill 617-635-5216
Contact John Jackson or Kate Hennigan
TobinCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Condon Community Center
200 D St., S. Boston 617-635-5100
Contact Judy Ryan or John Lydon
CondonCC@Boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm

Service hours

Central Office: M - F: 9am - 5pm. Community Center schedules vary.

Other Locations

The Nazzaro Community Center
30 North Bennet Street, Boston 617-635-5166
nazzarocc@boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Paris Street Community Center
Temporary Location: 312 Border Street, 617-635-5125
parisstreetcc@boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm
Pool: 6:30am – 8:30pm

Pino Community Center
86 Boardman Street, East Boston 617-635-5120
pinocc@boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Quincy Community Center
885 Washington Street, Boston 617-635-5129
quincycc@boston.gov
M – Th: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 10am – 6pm

Cleveland Community Center
11 Charles Street, Dorchester 617-635-5141
clevelandcc@boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm

Gallivan Community Center
61 Woodruff Way, Mattapan 617-635-5252
gallivancc@boston.gov
M – F: 6:30am – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Mildred Avenue Community Center
5 Mildred Ave, Mattapan 617-635-1328
mildredavenucc@boston.gov
M – F: 2pm – 9pm; Sat: 9am – 5pm

Transportation

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated August 6, 2018