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.
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.
• Nutrition: A nutritious dinner and snack are provided as part of the after school program/summer program. Along with different vendors that comes in and teaching healthy living lifestyles. Our partners include MSU Extension, Hurley Fitness, and MSU Cooking.
• Education: 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.
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
Safe Places is funded by the generous support of the Ruth Mott Foundation, YMCA Of Greater Flint Foundation, Walmart Foundation, Hagerman Foundation, Nartel Family Foundation, and Stella and Frederick Loeb Trust.