YouthConnect

MISSION: YOUTHCONNECT PROVIDES NEIGHBORHOOD-BASED RECREATIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES TO ISOLATED AND UNDERSERVED WORCESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL AGED YOUTH.

YouthConnect is an innovative and effective collaboration among Worcester’s major youth-serving agencies − Boys & Girls Club of Worcester, Friendly House, Girls Inc. of Worcester, YMCA of Central MA, Youth Opportunities Upheld (Y.O.U.) Inc., YWCA of Central MA, and Worcester Youth Center. YouthConnect provides quality out-of-school time programs to over 6,000 youth in the city. Each partner brings its own signature expertise, culture and niche to the endeavor. 

Registration
Click here to register online for Summer YouthConnect at Friendly House!

Click here for printable registration forms for Summer YouthConnect at Friendly House! 


For questions about YouthConnect, please contact Kelly Hurley, Director of Child, Youth and Family Programs at khurley@friendlyhousema.org or visit the YouthConnect website


All Executive Partners

  • Boys & Girls Club of Worcester
  • Friendly House Inc.
  • Girls Inc. of Worcester
  • Worcester Youth Center
  • YMCA of Central Massachusetts
  • Y.O.U., Inc.
  • YWCA of Central Massachusetts

SUPPORTING PARTNERS:

HOPE Coalition – Civicism & Peer Leadership, Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, MSPCC – Embedded Case Management, Safe Homes – The Bridge of Central Massachusetts – LGBT Capacity Building, Worcester Public Schools – Wraparound Zone Manager, United Way of Central Massachusetts – Funder, Fred Harris Daniels Foundation – Funder, Family Health Center – Mass Pep Grant, Worcester Community Connections Coalition, Compass Network – Homeless Youth Network, Worcester Police Department – Violence Prevention Capacity Building & Enforcement, Worcester Violence Prevention Coalition, African Community Education, Ivy Child International, 15-40 Connection, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Greater Worcester Community Foundation – Funder and the Worcester Department of Public Health – Funder

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