Providing a Safe Place to Learn, Grow, Play, and Succeed

"I'm able to keep my 3.6 GPA because of the homework help and positive encouragement I get from Mr. P at YouthPlaces."

Toi, age 16


"YouthPlaces is where I go after school and during the summer because YouthPlaces is where my friends are."

Kimyah, age 13

East Hills

"Miss Brenda pays attention to every one of us and treats us all the same. She encourages us."

Ja'Mera, age 15


"YouthPlaces gives me something to do with my friends in the neighborhood. It keeps me out of trouble."

Rason, age 16


"You meet new, nice people at YouthPlaces. It's something to do and takes kids off the streets."

Monttel, age 17


"I went to YouthPlaces to get out of the situation I was in. I've convinced my friends to come with me now."

Jamar, age 16


"YouthPlaces gives us more opportunities - like the College Fair - so we can succeed."

Jaymere, age 17


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This Juneteenth we're celebrating freedom, independence, and achievements of all kinds! Join us in welcoming our new Summer Youth Employment Program students through Earn and Learn! These youth went through 12 hours of training and will spend their summer working at our Northview Heights, Wilkinsburg, and HUB sites to help with camp programming. Wish our new staff luck and send some congratulations their way! Also, big thank you to our staff Alexa and Epiphany for preparing and leading the trainings, as well as Donna from Citizens Bank for leading a fundamentals of finance workshop! ... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago  ·  

In just over 1 week we'll be hosting a pop-up event! Friday, June 14th, from 1-6 pm will be the Black Magic Pop-Up Shop. Look forward to local black entrepreneurs selling their products, our YP championship basketball game, sumo wrestling matches for the youth to participate in, and so much more! Black Magic is free to attend and happening at our HUB location of 711 W. Commons on the North Side. This event is open to youth, parents, and community members, and we hope you're as excited as we are! If you're interested in attending, share with friends! If you're a local black entrepreneur interesting in joining the pop-up shop, contact Natalie Jones at! Please reach out with any questions and make sure you take a look at and share our flyer below! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago  ·  


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