alt=”Each year, more than 2,000 youth and teens in Montgomery County, MD, participate in our programs. They and their families are served by YMCA Youth & Family Services in: Academic enrichment, after school programs, mentoring, summer camps, outdoor adventure, youth sports, family programs and community events.” width=”300″ height=”120″ />
alt=”Through strategic partnerships with Montgomery County Public Schools and Manna Food, YFS provides more than 800 young people with healthy and nutritious snacks after school at no cost to their families. In addition to nutrition classes for parents, physical activities are included during Out of School Time Programs in our school based and community based programs in an effort to prevent childhood obesity.” width=”300″ height=”120″ />
YMCA Youth & Family Services (YMCA- YFS) is a community-based, comprehensive social services branch of the YMCA Metropolitan Washington. YFS provides school and community-based prevention and early intervention services to at-risk and under-served children and families from across Montgomery County, MD. YFS programs address basic social-service needs, teach fundamental life skills and assist participants in making healthy choices.>>
Nearly all services are provided free of charge.
YMCA Youth & Family Services began over 40 years ago. These YMCA programs have a rich and storied history. Through the ‘80’s many youth and family programs were developed to facilitate mentoring, family consultations and therapy, peer counseling, truancy prevention, therapeutic outdoor education, youth and government education, acculturation support, parenting education, and crisis intervention.