BFC is committed to supporting youth as they strive for academic excellence and overall social and emotional wellness.
The ZONE, located at Dwight Morrow High School/Academies@Englewood provides comprehensive clinical and primary prevention services to students age 13-19 years old.
Services include, but are not limited to; individual and group counseling, tutoring, work force readiness, leadership development, health education, recreation, and primary prevention programs. Services are free and voluntary and are offered Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.
With lead gifts from the Naida Wharton Foundation, the Tedesco Family Foundation and the Keith V. Kiernan Foundation, as well as many others, young people in grades 6 to 8 are in a daily after school and summer enriching environment. They receive youth development, academic support, art, dance and music lessons, cooking with daily hot meals, and leadership training.
Funded with a grant from Benzel Bush this program provides mentoring and athletic coaching for Englewood Youth.
A youth leadership program, supported by Women United in Philantrhopy dedicated to eradicating sexual and intimate partner violence.
For more information contact
Mariam Gerges, LCSW at 201-862-6282
Your financial contribution helps teens at our critically acclaimed program, The Zone.
We also welcome donating your time and energy as a volunteer. Find out more...