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Boston Centers for Youth & Families
1483 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
Telephone: 617-635-4920 - Fax: 617-635-4524
Email: BCYF@cityofboston.gov - Web site: www.cityofboston.gov/BCYF

Contact:

Varies by center, see Services description below 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.



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 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



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.

Requirements / Restrictions:

Varies by class/program

Cost:

Varies by class

Other locations:

The Nazzaro Community Center

30 North Bennet St., Boston 617-635-5166

nazzarocc@boston.gov

M - F: 6:30am - 9pm; Sat: 9am - 5pm



Paris Street Community Center

Temporary Location: 312 Border St., 617-635-5125

parisstreetcc@boston.gov

M - F: 2pm - 9pm

Pool: 6:30am - 8:30pm



Pino Community Center

86 Boardman St., East Boston 617-635-5120

pinocc@boston.gov

M - F: 6:30am - 9pm; Sat: 9am - 5pm



Quincy Community Center

885 Washington St., Boston 617-635-5129

quincycc@boston.gov

M - Th: 2pm - 9pm; Sat: 10am - 6pm



Cleveland Community Center

11 Charles St., 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:

Call for individual Community Center public transportation directions.

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MBTA service near this location.

(Categories for this entry: Education, Families, Employment)


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.