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After-school/Mentoring Programs

601 Edgewood Street, NE
Washington, DC  20017
(202) 529-7376
Beacon House provides afterschool and weekend programming and summer camps for youth 8-18. Programs include those that focus on homework assistance, academic and cultural enrichment, sports team activities, therapeutic recreational activities and mentoring. The organization primarily works with youth living in the Edgewood Terrace neighborhood. Please call to get information regarding eligibility. 
Benning Stoddert Recreation Center
200 Stoddert Place, SE
Washington, DC  20019
(202) 291-9888
910 17th Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
(301) 794-9170  
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area provides professionally supported long term one-on-one mentoring for youth 8-17. Volunteer mentors are encouraged to have weekly face to face contact with youth. Please call to get information regarding eligibility. 
4737 Meade Street, NE
Washington, DC  20019
(202) 399-3618
The Fishing School provides youth ages 8-16 afterschool and summer enrichment programs. Programming focuses on academic support, personal nurturing and positive social activities. Snacks and meals are provided to all participants.  Please call to get information regarding eligibility.
2223 Hunter Pl. SE
Washington, DC  20020
(202) 544-5033
Horton’s Kids provides youth ages 4-18 residing in the Wellington Park section of SE with academic tutoring, mentoring, school advocacy, cultural activities and holiday events and gifts. Please call to get information regarding eligibility.
Mentors, Inc. @ Kid Power
400 E Street SW
Washington, DC  20024
(202) 484-1404
Mentor’s Inc. promotes academic, career and the personal development of public high school students through one-on-one mentoring and enrichment activities. Mentors assist with career and job-readiness training, college preparation (admission and financial aid applications), tutoring and SAT preparation. Referrals are made through DC Public Schools. Please call to get information regarding eligibility.
410 7th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
The Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League provide after-school programming, skills counseling, employment readiness arts workshops, substance abuse and tobacco prevention groups. In addition, the organization provides programs to support and enhance self-esteem of LGBTQ youth.
Time Dollar Youth Court
5500 39th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20015
(202) 686-5200
The Time Dollar Youth Court is a diversion program for at-risk youth and first time non-violent offenders. The youth’s delinquent and social difficulties are reviewed by peer jurors and appropriate sanctions are administered. Please call to get information regarding eligibility.
200 Stoddert Pl SE
Washington, DC  20019 
The Washington Tennis and Education Foundation offers academic enrichment, combined with tennis and life skill instruction. Please call to get information regarding eligibility and costs.
152 Newton Street, NW
Washington, DC  20010
(202) 667-1192
The Words Beats & Life Academy, a pre-vocational arts program for youth ages 5-23 in the District of Columbia.  Please call to get information regarding eligibility.