How to Start a Boys & Girls Club

Establishing a Boys & Girls Club begins with a desire to enhance the lives of young people in your community. Once the idea of a Club catches on, you’ll find momentum will build, and you’ll be on your way to making a real difference in young lives.

How to establish a Boys & Girls Club in your community.

Contact a Service Center – BGCA has four Service Centers that support Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide. After you gather community support, contact the closest Service Center to learn how to partner with a local Club. A BGCA Director of Organizational Development (DOD) and local Club leaders will help your group take the next steps.

Atlanta Service Center
1275 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309-3506
Phone: (404) 892-3317

Chicago Service Center
1590 Wilkening Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: (847) 490-5220

Dallas Service Center
2107 N. Collins Boulevard
Richardson, TX 75080
Phone: (972) 581-2360

Pacific Service Center
1150 S. Olive Street, Suite 2275
Los Angeles, CA  90015
Phone: (213) 725-5500