Roxbury Youthworks Roxbury Youthworks, Inc.

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Contact Information

Roxbury Youthworks, Inc.
Contact: Mia Alvarado, Executive Director
Email Address:
Phone: 617-427-8095
Fax: 617-238-0466

841 Parker Street Suites 104-106 Roxbury, MA 02120
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Roxbury Youthworks


Roxbury Youthworks, Inc. (RYI) is a community-based non-profit organization. It's  mission is to help youth caught in cycles of poverty, victimization, and violence to transition successfully to adulthood. RYI first started to help decrease recidivism among young men and women from the Roxbury District Court. Today it serves youth up to 22 years of age in Boston's juvenile justice or child welfare system with innovative supportive programs.

Since its founding, RYI has provided community-based, non-residential services to area youth and currently provides diverse programming that is designed specifically to meet the varying needs of the clients. RYI youth are African-American, Latino/a, Cape Verdean, Haitian, and Caucasian; mainly speaking English, Spanish, Portuguese Creole, and French Creole.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Disability Awareness
  • Mental Health
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Counseling
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • Behavior Disorder

Ages Served

  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese-Creole
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Services at Home
  • Services at School

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: Dept of children and families and Dept of youth services