Out-of-School-Time Activities

Youth Development services provide unique programs that expose young people to opportunity and challenge as part of their development. Our staff members are experts in mentoring, outdoor adventure, leadership enrichment, and team-building. Our services focus on social skills development while also facilitating a variety of recreational activities. Unique YFS programs: Benchmarks: […]

Contact Us

By Email [gravityform id=”1″ name=”Contact” title=”false” description=”false”]   By Phone YMCA Silver Spring (swimming pool, fitness, child care, camps, classes and more). 301-585-2120 or click here. Outreach, Social Services, or Program Administration Main Number (301) 587-5700 Counseling Referrals (English and Spanish) 301-593-1160 Fax: 301-593-1284 Horizons/Outdoor Adventure 301-576-9080 Mentoring Program 301-576- 9068 […]

YouthLinks: About the Program

Mentees in the program are young people from diverse racial, ethnic, family, and socio-economic backgrounds who are willing to participate in a mentor relationship. Mentees are referred to the program by Montgomery County Child Welfare, the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services and emotional disabilities programs in Montgomery County Public Schools. […]

Make a Difference. Be a Mentor.

[promoslider slider=mentors” width=”650px” height=”360px” ]   “Being a mentor makes me feel great. I came from a wonderful family and I want to share some of what I got when I was growing up. I’m trying to be there whenever he needs someone to talk to. My philosophy of life […]

About YFS

  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 […]