Resources:

Youth Engagement/ Alternative Activities

Piedmont Family YMCA

151 McIntire Park Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 974-9622

Fax: (434) 974-4651

Services: Full services recreation facility, fitness and recreation classes, Youth development and recreation programs and summer camps.  YMCA Intergenerational Learning Center offers infant, toddler, and preschool care and education in conjunction with intergenerational programming.

 

Charlottesville Abundant Life Ministries (CALM)

1201 5th Street SW, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 970-2077

Services: Partnership among residents and faith based agencies to provide whole-family, holistic ministry, with incentive-based programming, after-school, and summer-based programs.  Serves Fifeville/Prospect neighborhoods only.

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia

Cherry Avenue Club

1000 B Cherry Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 971-9420

Services: Teen Center, designed specifically to meet the needs of middle and high school members, who otherwise may put their futures at risk through school failure, juvenile crime, violence, and gang activity. Weekend programming.  Education and career development, health and life skills, character and leadership development, arts, sports and fitness/recreation. Before and after-school and summer programs.

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia

Jack Jouett Club

210 Lambs Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone: (434) 973-3014

Services: Power Hour, Passport to Manhood, Smart Girls, PB&J Cooking, First-Tee, Theater & Improv, and Cycling. Volunteers from the University of Virginia, Albemarle High School, and the Charlottesville-Albemarle community help serve our members with their academic needs as well as participate in our youth development programming. Education and career development, health and life skills, character and leadership development, arts, sports and fitness/recreation. Before and after-school and summer programs.

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia

James River Club

300 Page Street, Scottsville, VA  24590

Phone: (434) 286-8801

Services: Serves youth in the Albemarle, Buckingham, and Fluvanna areas, and offers quality programs like Money Matters, Kitchen Creations, and Music Majors. Education and career development, health and life skills, character and leadership development, arts, sports and fitness/recreation. Before and after-school and summer programs.

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia

Southwood Club

383 Hickory Street, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone: (434) 295-0037

Services: Ballet, forest education and leadership programs, and has a vibrant Teen Center, with a specific focus on teen-led programming. Education and career development, health and life skills, character and leadership development, arts, sports and fitness/recreation. Before and after-school and summer programs.

 

Charlottesville Alliance for Black Male Achievement (CABMA)

907 E. Jefferson Street Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 970-3967

Services: “Change the Narrative” about Black men and boys in the city by tackling barriers that prevent equal opportunity.  Collaborative programs aimed at healthy development, post-secondary prep, reading readiness, workforce readiness, and My Brother’s Keeper job readiness and preparation for young black men ages 17-29 for work in the fields of skilled trades and computer technology.

 

City of Promise

708 Page Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 295-9525 

Services: Initiative to permanently change the game for children and youth ages 0-22. It is a team of parents, youth, neighbors, schools, service providers, and local government. Parenting skill development and early child care intervention; linkage to after-school programs, tutoring and mentoring, physical and mental health services, job program placement, computer science classes, academic enrichment activities, summer camp opportunities, college guidance and scholarships, and other programs are delivered through contracts with City of Promise collaborative partners; intensive academic case management – coaching – to middle and high school students in the neighborhood, after-school STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) Lab; workforce and economic development tool. Serves Westhaven/10th and Page/Star Hill neighborhoods only.

 

Computers4Kids

945 Second St, SE, Charlottesvile. Va. 22902

Phone:  (434)817-1121

Services: C4K’s strives to empower low income youth by bringing together technology and imagination through supportive mentoring, youth-driven programming, and skill building for life success. We provide a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where local low-income middle and high school youth work with volunteer mentors and staff to build college and work readiness skills. At C4K young people explore their own ideas, build skills, and gain confidence in themselves through positive relationships, the mastery of technology, and the opportunity to get a free laptop with lifetime support.  Membership is free to Charlottesville and Albemarle youth who are eligible for free or reduced price school lunch.

 

Gang Reduction through Active Community Engagement (GRACE) Task Force

Charlottesville Police Department, 606 E. Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 970-3280

Albemarle County Police Department, 1600 5th Street, Suite D, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 977-9041

Services: Prevent gang involvement and membership.  Prevent criminal offenses and contact with the criminal justice system. Support school achievement, school engagement and attendance, and grade promotion.

 

Greater Charlottesville Trauma-Informed Community Network (TICN)

Piedmont CASA

818 E. High Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 971-7515

Services: Multi-disciplinary, multi-agency effort to implement and support trauma-informed care initiatives across the human services system. Provides professionals with opportunities for networking, professional development and enhanced collaboration across systems.

 

Music Resource Center

105 Ridge St., Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434)979-5478

Services: The Music Resource Center serves hundreds of teens annually and reaches hundreds more each year through partnerships with local schools and other local community organizations. With a professional staff trained in various avenues of music education, audio engineering, production and dance, the Music Resource Center is now in its 21st year of developing dynamic teens in order to create a more vibrant community.

 

100 Black Men of Central Virginia

PO Box 8226, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Services: By pairing black students with successful, local professionals, the kids see the advantages of dedication in the classroom. This mentoring program fosters a positive, intergenerational relationship in the community while also giving black students hope for a bright future. Services include mentoring, tutoring, college preparation and tutoring.

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge

1102 Carlton Ave., P.O. Box 814, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 244-0882

Services: Mentor matching for youth with community members and/or UVA students.

Light House Studio

121 E Water Street, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Phone: (434) 293-6992

Services: Filmmaking workshops, coaching, and equipment. On-site afterschool program. 

 PB &J Fund

204 East Market Street, Charlottesville, 22902

Phone: 434.244.3317

Services: Connects Charlottesville youth with the resources and knowledge necessary to help develop a healthy diet.  Works with community partners to provide healthy meals and teach cooking habits.