Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) equalizes access to high quality youth development programs for children living in Chicago’s divested communities. By providing innovative early childhood and out-of-school time programs for children ages 3-18, CYC gives youth the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to become engaged, well-rounded adults and to succeed in the 21st century workplace. We serve 1,400 youth and 700 families in seven Centers and several partner sites.