Youth Outreach Center

Due to COVID-19 Precautions & Mandates:

Our Youth Outreach Center is closed until further notice, following the Albany City School District closure.

 

The Outreach Center, located in Albany, provides meaningful and fun after-school and evening programs, as well as snacks and an evening meal for youth ages 13 to 24. This widely used program offers:

  • Video Games
  • Gym
  • Dancing
  • Computers and Flat Screen TVs
  • Art Room
  • Fun Themed Events
  • Raffles with Chances to Win Prizes 
  • Free WiFi
  • Hygiene Products
  • Laundry and Free Detergent
  • Showers
  • Safe-Sex Supplies
  • Snack and Dinner Served
  • Youth-Centered Housing Referrals
  • Assistance with Social Services
  • Help with Homework, Resume Writing & Job Applications
  • Life Skills Group (baking and healthy snacks)
  • Health Education & Prevention
  • HIV/Hep C Testing

“When I first started coming here I had a big chip on my shoulder, and I didn’t talk to anybody but the staff and my friend Al. As I spent more time at Equinox, I matured and started to feel like I belonged there. If it wasn’t for Equinox, I’d probably be where my old friends are: jail, dropouts, and potheads. Equinox has tremendously helped me change as a person. A year ago I barely talked to anybody, and now I am a peer educator, I help teach kids about safe sex. I’ve come a long way, and I continue to grow as a person, with the help of Equinox.”

-Street Outreach/Outreach Center Client

 

Contact

95 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12206
518.407.0376

Hours

After-School Program (Ages 13-24)
Monday-Friday
3 PM-8 PM

 

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