To help you find the right program for your child, we have gathered information from dozens of organizations and programs.

It’s simple! In the right column on this page, you can narrow your search by selecting your child’s age, interests, time of year or day, and many other important program features so you can see a list of programs that are the best fit for your family.

Several of our partners provide scholarships and free or reduced-fee programs, include meals, provide transportation, and other ways to make it possible for every child to have opportunities to explore their interests, learn new skills, and have fun. Click on each program listing to get more detailed information about these opportunities.

Portland Youth updates this information frequently, so check back often.

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Youth Leadership Advisory Team

YLAT is a dynamic group of young leaders and adult partners working together to improve outcomes for youth in foster care. YLAT members take on this work with a sense of duty and on behalf of all youth who come in contact with the child welfare system. Strong youth-adult partnerships create a foundation for YLAT’s […]

Youth Mentoring Program

Gateway Community Services Maine’s peer mentoring program is for young people aged 15 through 24 who have been in the country for less than 5 years. Mentors support mentees on their goals related to socialization, education, employment, civic engagement, health, financial literacy, and so much more. Group events and activities are offered regularly and youth […]

Youth Portland Rec Esports—In Real Life (IRL) Seasons

Love video games? Looking for something to do on Friday nights? Want to meet some new friends or bring your pals along for some Rocket League, Super Smash, and Mario Kart? Join the new Portland Rec Youth Esports League in this coed, informal, and fun Esports format! Be a part of a growing community of […]