Youth Enrichment Services


Youth Enrichment Services


Our mission is to inspire and challenge youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.

News & Events

Meet the YES 2019 Boston Marathon Team

Dec 14, 2018

YES received four (4) bibs this year through the John Hancock Non-profit Boston Marathon Program. We are thrilled to introduce four runners to Team YES: Geraldine Aine, Matt Chisholm, Kelsey Irwin, and Maren Tober. While they come from diverse backgrounds, they all have one thing in common: each of them...

YES Receives Three-Year Grant from Boston Children’s Hospital

Nov 14, 2018

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) recently received three years of funding from Boston Children’s Collaboration for Community Health. The grant is part of Boston Children’s Hospital’s total commitment of $53.4 million to support community organizations and agencies in their efforts to improve the health and well-being of children and families in...

YES Releases an Oral History of the Past 50 Years

Nov 01, 2018

As part of its year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, Youth Enrichment Services (YES) recently released an Oral History to honor the memory of founder, Richard Williams, and accomplishments of the organization over the past 50 years. The project was led by long-time YES supporter and Board of Trustee member, Joe Hill,...

Join YES at the 2018 Annual Celebration

Oct 30, 2018

Join YES at the 2018 ANNUAL YES CELEBRATION MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018 6 – 8:30 PM The Annual Celebration will be held at State Street Pavilion Club – Fenway Park at 20 Jersey Street Boston, MA Overlooking the playing field and the Boston city skyline, the State Street Pavilion, located on...

January 24

7th Annual Trivia Night

January 24, 2019
6:00 pm
- 9:00 pm

Who We Serve

Over 1,600 YES youth were served by YES in 2015
75% of youth served by YES live in low-to-moderate income households
3 out of 5 served by YES are youth of color

Our impact

Thank You to our Supporters!

Contact Us

Youth Enrichment Services
412 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Tel. (617) 267-5877
Fax (617) 266-6168