Neighborhoods

Tenderloin

CYC serves the city through our main office in Tenderloin—a neighborhood known for its economic challenges. Our largest programs, computer clubhouse, and weekly food pantry are all run from this office. In Tenderloin, we also facilitate our afterschool program at Redding Elementary and participate in neighborhood street festivals.

Programs in Tenderloin:


AYPS (Asian Youth Prevention Services) partners with multiple agencies citywide that work together to promote a substance abuse program. The program teaches youth about leading a healthy lifestyle, making sound choices, and avoiding the pitfalls and dangers of drug, alcohol, and nicotine abuse.


The CYC Computer Clubhouse provides a safe, out-of-school learning environment for youth to explore their creativity using technology. The Computer Clubhouse has the latest hardware and software for youth to acquire technological skills for personal, academic, and professional development.

Newcomer Club provides support to youths who are adapting to a new life in the United States as immigrants and as Americans. This program equips youth with the life skills and knowledge to adapt academically and socially with their peers going through the same journey.


CYC’s elementary after school program is designed to incorporate enrichment, educational, health, and wellness activities to supplement traditional classroom learning. Specialized clubs, sports, nutrition, and tutoring help expand students’ social and emotional development.


Transition Opportunities and Programs for Success (TOPS) provides a vital set of wraparound services that connect newly immigrated and monolingual, high-risk API Transitional Aged Youth (age 17-24) with caring adults and peers to help them successfully transition into adulthood.


Young Asian Women Against Violence (YAWAV) is a 9-month youth leadership program where youth learn about the root causes and impact of violence. The program is dedicated to the positive empowerment and development of Asian Pacific Islander high school-aged young women.


From Our Blog
Winter Showcase at Redding Elementary School

Winter Showcase at Redding Elementary School

CYC’s ACE (Afterschool Community Enrichment) program at Redding Elementary showed off their skills tonight with poetry and Minute to Win It during their Winter Showcase. #cycsf #afterschool #education #community #teacherlife #elementaryschool

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News from the Neighborhood
Program Leader Job Openings

Program Leader Job Openings

CYC is hiring Program Leaders for our school based programs. Our programs are located at six San Francisco public schools. Elementary school programs are located at Garfield, Moscone, and Redding. The middle school program is located at Aptos Beacon. High school programs are located at Balboa and San Francisco International. We are seeking candidates who…

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National Night Out

National Night Out

Our community outreach team took part in National Night Out to continue building relationships with the San Francisco Police Department and residents to keep neighborhoods safe. National Night Out is an annual campaign to bridge law enforcement and the community they serve. During the event, the team passed out safety information and products at various…

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Code Tenderloin Honors CYC Executive Director Sarah Wan

Code Tenderloin Honors CYC Executive Director Sarah Wan

Code Tenderloin honored CYC Executive Director, Sarah Wan, with the Community Excellence Award for her work in making Tenderloin a better neighborhood. Sarah and CYC have been a part of the Tenderloin community for over 14 years providing essential youth programs ranging from after school to mental health and more. We thank Code Tenderloin for…

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