Youth & Teens

TEL HI’s youth and teen programs are different. They aren’t simply a place to “keep kids out of fb56trouble.” They consciously strive to create the next generation of community leaders by providing social connections, adult support, and youth empowerment.

Youth and teens from 6th grade through high school have access to the following:

With an ethnic mix of Asian, Latino-Mexican, African-American, Caucasian, and Multiracial/Other, our youth/teen community stays active and engaged all year long. Last summer alone TEL HI recorded an average daily attendance of 150+ students and over 29,000 of staff service hours.

A Beacon of Activity

Several of TEL HI’s youth and teen programs are offered in conjunction with the San Francisco Beacon Initiative, a public-private partnership that transforms public schools into youth and family centers. TEL HI was chosen to manage North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Center, which gives us a way to reach even more people who may need our services.

To learn more, visit TEL HI’s Youth & Teen Programs page or the North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Center Web site.

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News & Programs

  1. Golden State Warriors Players Get Personal about Their Finances to Educate TEL HI Youth

    On Monday, January 9, 2017 TEL HI’s North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Center at Francisco Middle School hosted Golden State Warriors players Ian Clark and Shaun Livingston for an interactive discussion around the importance of having financial knowledge. The event was part of the Future Leaders program, a financial literacy program that was formed by the Golden State […]

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  2. TEL HI is Recognized as a Green Business by the City and County of San Francisco

    We are excited to announce we are now one of 10 nonprofits in the city of San Francisco recognized as a San Francisco Green Businesses! As an organization that has been around for over 126 years, we know the importance of taking care of the planet so that it remains healthy for generations to come. […]

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  3. Crowdfunding Campaign for TEL HI’s Senior Program Hits Goal

    On September 1, 2016 TEL HI launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise $8,888 for its Senior Program. The campaign, Christmas in September for Seniors, was a huge success!  With over 40 people making online and offline donations, Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI) hit its fundraising goal in 2 months! “We are so […]

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