Youth are the center of our

Community Youth Center of San Francisco champions the diverse youths in our community – giving them a voice in their futures and pathways to success.

For 50 years, CYC has provided the youth of our city a sense of belonging and vital tools and experiences to succeed in life.

CYC serves over 8,000 youth each year and is one of only a few agencies in San Francisco addressing the needs of a diverse population of low-income, high-need, and at-risk Asian Pacific American, Latino and African American youth.

Our services include academic and college counseling, job placement and employment training, substance abuse and violence prevention education, crisis intervention and mediation, leadership development, and technology and computer training.

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Giving Tuesday

CYC’s elementary after school program provides an extension of the regular school day for youth at Redding, George Moscone, and Garfield schools. The after school program is supported with funds from the City of San Francisco. Due to the economic impact of COVID-19, budget cuts of over $200K were made to CYC’s after school program.…

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Sheriffs and You Foundation donates 50 turkeys

For the holidays, Sheriffs and You Foundation, generously donated 50 turkeys to local youth and their families to enjoy Thanksgiving. Very special thank you to David Wong for leading the efforts in supporting the community again during the holidays and showing the care that law enforcement has for the community.

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event highlights
1st Annual LatinX Heritage Month & Mid Autumn Moon Festival
2019 Craving Chinatown Food Festival at Waverly Place
2018 Chinatown Springtime Festival