After School

After School Program

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence provides a safe, after-school haven for more than 4,000 youths to come for nightly meals, homework help, fitness and nutrition programs, college and career planning, and lasting personal relationships. The club offers critical programs that focus on academic success, healthy lifestyles and community involvement at two locations: the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence at 136 Water St., and the Beacon Boys & Girls Club at 71 Duckett Ave.


For more information, please contact the Front Desk or [email protected]


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Family Child Care

CDE is a Family Child Care System under contract with the Department of Early Education and Care. We provide support and assistance to family child care educators as well as to the children participating in their programs and their families. We provide child care services to children from infants to school age.  We have services from 6:00am up to 11:30 pm for parents that work second shift.


For more information, please contact:

Ybelka Ortiz, Senior Director of Operations

[email protected]


Big Friends Little Friends

We match children ages 6-14 with a caring adult who series as a role model and friend to them. They get together on their own for as little as 1.5-2 hours once a week and do something in the community.


For more information, please contact:

Leah Feroce, Mentoring Director

[email protected]


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Stand & Deliver - Academic Mentoring

Stand & Deliver is a site-based mentoring program of Family Services which provides one-on-one academic mentoring to nearly 100 Lawrence youth in partnership with some of the area’s most prestigious businesses including: New Balance, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Raytheon, and Schneider Electric.

Serving students of the Lawrence Public School System, Stand & Deliver fills the gaps in knowledge, skills and support necessary to pass the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam required for high school graduation in the state of Massachusetts.


For more information, please contact:

Gina St. Jean, Program Coordinator

[email protected]


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Out-Of-School Day Program

The YWCA provides a safe, enriching and fun environment year-round for children ages five (5) to 14. Most of our programs operate after-school during the school year and all day during school vacation weeks and the summer. To learn more about the YWCA Out-of-School Day program, please click here.


For more information, please contact:

Maritza Gonzalez

[email protected]


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