The Benicia Teen Center (BTC) is a drop-in center where teens can play music, do art, watch movies, do homework, and play pool, ping pong, etc. In addition, counseling and mentoring services will be offered to those teens that need additional support. The Teen Center is “a safe place for the Teens to fall”, a place where they can spend time with their friends as well as caring adults in the community.
The BTC is open to all Benicia residents or Benicia Unified School District students 13 to 19 years old, and their guests. The teen center is located in a 4 bedroom/2 bath house and has separate spaces for music (guitars, keyboard, DJ system, etc.), art, studying, movie watching, and mentoring/counseling. The large garage houses game tables (ping pong, pool and foosball) and video gaming. There is also a large backyard with a garden, patio, and basketball hoop and will be utilized for outdoor games and activities. Free WiFi and Chromebooks are available, and the Center is an ideal location for teens to work on group projects.
The BTC , “your home away from home”, provides a place for ALL teens to hang out and enjoy themselves in a stress-free and creative environment.
We are currently looking for volunteers who are able to work one day per week for 2-3 hours at the Benicia Teen Center.
If interested, the process is as follows: have a brief interview with the Executive Director or Volunteer Coordinator, work two shifts at BTC followed by a LiveScan done at the Benicia Police Department. Please contact Lynn at 707-816-1849 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Thank you. We appreciate all of our volunteers!
Gift cards are also appreciated: Costco, Ace, Target, Smart & Final
Storage cabinets or small bookshelf
**iPhone and Android Chargers, or a phone charging unit**
Outdoor games (corn hull, ladder ball, volley ball, soccer, etc.)
Xbox 360 games
Xbox 1 Games
Electric drum set
Electric guitar with whammy barr
**Art supplies especially paint, paintbrushes & canvases**
All donations are tax deductible: Kyle Hyland Foundation for Teen Support Tax ID # 47-3981381
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1135 Church St, Benicia, CA 94510
707-301-8312 or 707-816-1849
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