Shaping the Future of Youth
Mary Nelson's Youth Center is a leading force in the greater Syracuse area - inspiring youth to embrace their true identity while unleashing their inner potential. Our programs help our youth shape their own values, while providing them with all the tools, resources and support they need in order to evolve into confident leaders tomorrow. We welcome you to learn more about how we make a difference in children’s lives.
2022 Backpack Giveaway
SAVE THE DATE!
Our 2022 Backpack Giveaway will be held Saturday, August 20th, 2022 from 11 am - 6 pm!
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COMMITTED TO ENRICHING THE LIVES OF YOUTH AND FAMILIES
At The Mary Nelson Youth Center, we believe that children are the very essence of the future. Who they are tomorrow is essentially the outcome of how they are raised and nurtured today. As the leading community based Youth Center in the Syracuse area, we go above and beyond to provide our youth and their families with an empowering environment where they can fully embrace their identity and gain all the skills they need to be leaders tomorrow.
Our goals are to shape the way they live their lives and teach them the fundamentals of social responsibility, healthy living and cultural acceptance. Curious to find out more about us and how you can get involved? Browse our website and get in touch with us today.
Youth Center Services
EMPOWERING CHILDREN TO BE A BETTER VERSION OF THEMSELVES
The Mary Nelson Youth Center is not just a facility - it's a way of life. We care about what we do and strive to empower the lives of youth and families in the Syracuse community through our wide range of programs. We help shape our youth into young leaders of the future so they walk out of our doors prepared to take on whatever comes their way. Take a look at our variety of services, and learn more about everything we have to offer.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE ONE CHILD AT A TIME
At the Mary Nelson Youth Center, we strive to empower the lives of youth in the Syracuse community through our variety of programs. Our Educational activities and tutoring programs are designed to provide our youth with all the tools they need to be great leaders tomorrow. We are happy to be the driving force behind the development of our children, and hope to continue making a difference in their lives.
SHAPING THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW
Since 2002, we have contributed to the development of children and families in the greater Syracuse area through our wide range of programs geared towards fighting the "war on poverty". Our resource and referral programs are centered on helping families to become self sufficient.
BUILDING A BETTER FUTURE
We care about our young adults and parents of the community, we provide them with a number of enrichment programs career services and entrepreneurial support. Our Young Adults & Adult Day Programs provide participants with computer access, resume writing assistance and other related services. Come experience it for yourself today!