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




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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Understanding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Important Information to Follow

Understanding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Important Information to Follow Coughing & Sneezing Hygiene etiquette involves practices that prevent the spread of illness and disease. A critical time to practice good hygiene etiquette is when you are sick, especially when coughing or sneezing. Serious respiratory illnesses like influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), whooping cough, and severe acute…

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CO-VID19 (Coronavirus) Update

Dear Parent/Guardian, Our commitment to keeping the young people we serve safe is always our number one priority. Following the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, it’s important that you know the Boys & Girls Club Family Center is doing everything possible to keep your child, our staff and volunteers protected from its spread. We are also…

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Do This on #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday – December 3rd, 2019. Giving Tuesday is right around the corner and we are asking our community to participate in this global celebration of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. One of the many ways to participate and help the Boys and Girls Club Family Center is by creating…

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