To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

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Executive Director

Keshawn Dodds


Located at 100 Acorn Street, the Boys & Girls Club Family Center is committed to giving our youth the most optimal club experience that they can have. We understand that our youth are our future leaders. Our mission statement says it all: “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential a productive, caring and responsible citizens.”

Our focus is to make sure that each and every person that comes through our doors understands that we are here for them as a family and will do our best to provide the best services for them.

We are proud to provide the programming that our community needs. From our full day Pre-School to our after school youth program, to our evening teen program and our summer sessions, we keep our doors open seven days a week for the community to utilize. Being rooted in the heart of Springfield, MA, we pride ourselves as being city’s best neighbor, but also like that we help the community become a true family. Our outreach through community service and also educational programs, we work tirelessly to give people options to better their lives.

We welcome all people to come experience being part of the Boys and Girls Club Family Center. We are the place where

“Great Futures Start Here!”

Executive Staff

Youth Development Coordinators




BGC Family Center | Springfield, MA | Help us keep our doors open

We Need Your Support!

We need your support! We would like to thank you for taking the time to think about supporting the Boys & Girls Club Family Center as we are navigating the COVID-19 waters. These times have had a serious impact on our organization, the families that we serve and especially our youth. As we move from…

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OJP Hygiene Kits

OJP Sanitation and Hygiene Kits

ABOUT OJPOJP is a federal mentoring program in which provides three forms of mentoring. Traditional one- to-one mentoring, group mentoring, and peer mentoring. We encourage youth to sign up and engage in OJP so they can understand the impact of conversations and activities that pertain to their everyday lives. Therefore with our youth being at…

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BGCFC Covid-19 Response Timeline

Covid-19 Response Timeline

3/13- BGCFC Closed- due to COVID-19Executive Director, Keshawn Dodds made the decision no staff will be laid off, furloughed or terminated due to the closure. 3/16- BGCFC staff cleaned and sanitized all rooms & equipmentHere are some of the items/rooms sanitized by our staff: Walls/ Floors/ Fixtures Tables/ desks Toys & games Sports equipment books…

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