We provide learning and leadership opportunities that increase the personal, academic, and social skills youth need to be successful in life.

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Those taking part become more connected to their communities, do better in school, and are less likely to fall prey to despair, hopelessness, or destructive activities.

After School Program

Our after school program helps youth improve in basic academic skills, while motivating them to do well in school. Classes include one-on-one tutoring, group tutoring, and homework help.

Service Learning

We sponsor projects to encourage youth to give back to the community.

This includes:

  • volunteering at homeless shelters
  • creating public art installations
  • community clean-up and beautification projects
  • visiting with the disabled and elderly

Social and Leadership Development

We have structured activities and support groups that develop young people’s social skills, leadership potential, and social responsibility, while promoting a strong anti-violence message.

Other services

Youth and their families are encouraged to participate in other Atlantic Street Center services such as mental health counseling, and family support services.

Who can take part

The Youth Development program is free and available to youth ages 10-24 who live in the City of Seattle.

Schedule of Services

Youth groups generally occur M-F during afterschool hours. Special programs and activities may also occur on the weekend and evenings.

Upcoming Events

Location When Summary Description
RBCC/ASFRC May 29, 2017 at 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Chance Encounters Lessons in Ancestry, heritage, and cultural awareness to develop a positive sense of self and community. Ages 13 & up
RBCC/ASFRC May 29, 2017 at 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Express Yourself Lessons in Fine and Performing Arts. Ages 6-11
RBCC May 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Homework Club Help with homework, school projects, and studying for tests.nOpen to all ages.
RBCC May 30, 2017 at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Homework Club Students get help with homework, school projects, and studying for tests. Open to all ages.
RCC May 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Powerful Choices Gender Specific Girl Group at Rainier Community Center.
RBCC May 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Girls Swag & Boys 2 Men Gender Specific youth led groups for youth/teens to openly discuss topics that are important to them. Ages 6-12
RBCC/ASFRC May 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Express Yourself Lessons in Fine and Performing Arts building social and leadership skills and self-esteem. Ages 13 & up.
ASFRC May 30, 2017 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm TAPP Support group for pregnant and parenting teens/young adults. Ages 11-25.
SLH May 31, 2017 at 9:20 am – 10:10 am Powerful Choices South Lake High School 2nd Period. Gender Specific girl group.nAges 13 & up.
RBCC May 31, 2017 at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Homework Club Students get help with homework, school projects, and studying for tests. Open to all ages.
RBCC May 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Core Gaming Youth learn about video games and use them to strengthen their social skills, and develop behavioral and management strategies. Ages 10-12.
RBCC/ASFRC May 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Young Chefs Hands-on cooking program taught by professional chefs. Ages 13 & up.
RBCC/ASFRC June 1, 2017 at 4:00 am – 6:00 am Animation Station Introduction to Cartoons and Animation. Students will learn to create their own cartoons and comc. Ages 6-12.
SLH June 1, 2017 at 9:20 am – 10:10 am Powerful Choices South Lake High School 2nd Period. Gender Specific girl group.nAges 13 & up.
RBCC/ASFRC June 1, 2017 at 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Career Exploration Learning and interacting with current and retired professionals to learn their various trade. Ages 13 & up.

Contact Information

Michelle Mitchell-Brannon, Program Manager
Youth Development Program
5150 South Cloverdale Place
Seattle, WA, 98188
Family Center: (206) 723-1301

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