Strategic partnerships allow us to deliver on our promise to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living, and foster a sense of social responsibility, which in return, ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive. Thank you to the businesses, organizations, and programs that allow us to welcome your families and clients into our doors.
Free Membership for DCF Foster Youth and Teens
Through one-year no-cost Y youth/teen membership access, hundreds of DCF foster children, age eighteen and under, enjoy independent and group activities that promote fun, health, creativity, community, and friendship. The Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs serves 1.3 million people across the Commonwealth. With over 700 service locations, there are 530,000 children and teens being served, 284,000 attending early learning and after-school programs, and over21,000 employed youth to provide a wide range of activities to nurture their potential and ensure their success. This offer is for DCF foster children living with DCF approved foster parents and is not yet available to Congregate Care facilities and IFC placements. If you are a DCF foster parent and would like to access this benefit, please contact your family resource worker and ask them for the foster child eligibility letter.