The B.J. Dolan Youth and Education Teen Center provides activities for Teenagers in Middle School and High School!
Teens have a safe, fun and FREE place to hang out at after school.
BJ Dolan Youth Education and Resource Center
1136 Wheeler Street, Seaside
Monday-Thursday, 2 - 7:30 PM
Friday, 2 - 9 PM
Saturday, 10 - 6 PM
Monday-Thursday, 10 - 7:30 PM
Friday, 10 - 9 PM
831-899-6871 (Main Line)
Monday-Friday, 9 - 6 PM
Soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, dodge ball and more! Monthly tournaments are hosted at the Teen Center.
Bring your own skateboard and helmet, or borrow one of ours for free! We also have scooters.
The Teen Center has a fully functioning music room with guitars, keyboards and a drum set. Guitar lessons are offered regularly and Glenn Bell, music room coordinator, can teach youth on any instrument in our arsenal.
The VIP Program provides middle and high school students the opportunity to gain work experience, knowledge on work ethics, performance standards, job skills and can provide your teen the competitive edge in this competitive job market!
Call the VIP Program Coordinator for more information!
- Referral services to local providers and community partners for intervention and support programs.
- Employment provisions including; job skills and life skills training, job referral or placement and possible internship opportunities
- Activity coordination for youth, families, partner programs and prospective employers
- Collaboration between and leveraging other existing prevention type programs and activities that may or may not currently exist in community
- Opportunities for volunteer and community service within the community
The Youth Violence Prevention Program aims to serve youth and their families trying to make meaningful choices or life changes through referral services and programs that reach all levels of prevention, intervention and re-entry.
Blue Ribbon Task Force for the Reduction of Youth Violence
January 16 - Financial Workshop for Youth
February 21 - Fire Department Info Session
March 19 - Social Media Influence
April 16 - Youth Employment Opportunities
May 21 - Gateway Drug Prevention / Bullying
August 20 - Bullying
September 24 - Human Trafficking
October 22 - Vaping
November 25 - Job Readiness
December 18 - White Elephant
Youth ages 15-18 are provided with first time paid job experience during the summer. Youth participants will be enrolled in a four-week orientation which entails job skills, job search, filling out applications, composing a resume and cover letter, and interview preparation. Under closely supervised teams, youth participants will be employed for eight weeks by the City of Seaside within the Recreation Department. Pick up an application at the SYRC or email Kee Hyon Higgins: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Period: February 1 - April 8, 2020
Orientation and Employment Period: May 6 - August 8, 2020
|Community Partnership for Youth||Monterey County Probation|
|Monterey County Behavioral Health||Sun Street Centers|
|The Ministerial Alliance||Seaside Police Department|
|Monterey Peninsula School District||Restorative Justice Partners|
|Monterey County Youth Ambassadors for Peace||The Village Project|
|Community Human Services||Assembly Member Stone|
|Supervisor Jane Parker||Natividad Medical Center|
|Workforce Investment Board|