Y Safe Places

Safe Places is a FREE community based summer and after school program for all youth grades K-12th. It is offered by the YMCA of Greater Flint at churches and community centers across the city of Flint. Although the program is free, prior registration is required before students can start session.

“Safe Places is a wonderful program! My daughter looks forward to coming every day. The programs and activities allow her to learn and communicate with her peers. I really appreciate how attentive the Staff are to her needs. This program provides a positive outlet for the youth in the community. I am so glad that we can be involved in the Safe Places program”-Safe Places Parent.

Youth Development, Healthy Living & Social Responsibility

Safe Places partners with a variety of community organizations to provide cultural and educational enrichment activities and skill building. Areas of focus include academics, sports, performing arts, technology, arts and crafts, nutritional and physical engagement.


A nutritious dinner and snack are provided as part of the after school program/summer program. Along with different vendors that come in and teaching healthy living lifestyles. Our partners include MSU Extension, Hurley Fitness, and MSU Cooking.


Academic based program that circles around enhancing reading, math and science for youth. Our partners include Stemnetics, Flint Public Library/Technology, and Dream League Music.

Site Locations

  • Flint Development Center: 4121 MLK Ave, Flint MI 48505
  • Cathedral of Faith: 6130 DuPont St, Flint MI 48504
  • Berston Fieldhouse: 3300 Saginaw St, Flint MI 48505
  • Downtown YMCA: 411 E Third St, Flint MI 48503
  • Mt Olive MBC: 424 Kennelworth Ave, Flint MI 48503

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