After-School Activities

Words, Beats, and Life
Words, Beats, and Life used Hip-Hop artists to help individuals and communities throughout DC.
Address: 1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010   
Metro: Columbia Heights Station (Green/Yellow Line); Bus: H1, H2, H3, H4, 52, 53, 54
Phone:  202-667-1192
Young Ladies of Tomorrow (YLOT)
Young Ladies of Tomorrow works with teenage girls ages 14-17 who have become involved in the juvenile justice system.
Address: 78 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Bus: G8, 80
Phone:  202-332-7184
Teens Run DC
Teens Runs DC incorporates distance running as a tool to mentor youth towards personal goals.
Address: 2607 Bowen Road SE, Washington, DC 20020  
Bus: 94, A33, W8, W6
Contact: Jen Edmond (
Phone:  301-537-0009
Dance Place
Dance Place is a year-round dance program for children, teens, and adults.
Address: 3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone:  202-269-1600
Hours:  Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm; Sat: 10am-2pm
Metro: Brookland Station (Red Line); Bus: G8
Life Pieces to Masterpieces
Life Piece is a home away from home for young men and boys looking for more support.
Address: 5600 Eads St NE, Washington, DC 20019
Bus: V2, V4, X9
Phone:  202-399-7703
Beacon House DC
Beacon House DC provides programs for ages 5-18 who reside in the Edgewood community in Ward 5.
Address: 601 Edgewood St Ne, #15, Washington, DC 20017
Bus: D8, G8
Contact: Pam Brier (
Phone:  202-529-7376
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides long-term, one-on-one mentoring youth ages 6-18.
Address: 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, 6th floor, Washington, DC 20004
Metro: Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange/Silver); Bus: 30N, 30S, 32, 33, 36, 37, 39, A9, D1
Phone:  202-783-558
Youth in Mind
Youth in Mind provides support, guidance, and encouragement through groups aimed at youth ages 7-17.
Address: 2801 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Metro: Columbia Heights Station (Green/Yellow Line); Bus: H1, H2, H3, H4, 52, 53, 54
Phone:  202-882-8832
Hours:  Every 2nd Saturday of the month from 2:00pm-4:00pm
Kid Power DC
Kid Power DC promotes academic advancement along with physical wellness. 
Address: 400 E St W, Washington, DC 20024
Metro: Federal Center SW Station (Blue/Orange/Silver); Bus: P6
Phone:  202-383-4543