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🍧Chill with OYS this Summer!🌞

OYS is excited to offer FREE drop-in programs for Manchester middle and high school students all Summer long!

🏀Basketball at the West High School gym: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11am-1pm. Sessions start June 25. Boys and girls, all skill levels welcome!

⚽️Summer Youth Soccer League at the mini-pitch: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-8pm. Sessions start July 10. Boys and girls, all skill levels welcome!

🏳️‍🌈Our Voice LGBTQ+ Community Group at the Manchester West Side Library: Thursdays 4:30-5:30. Sessions start June 27. All students welcome!

💻Keep an eye on this website for more events and updates!


⭐️⚽️Calling all soccer players!⚽️⭐️

👟Middle school boys and girls - it's time to sign up for the FREE Manchester Youth Summer Soccer League!

📆Sessions are Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 10-August 29 from 4-8pm at the mini pitch at Sheehan-Basquil Park (297 Maple Street).

🏆This league is run through a collaboration with City of Manchester, NH Office of Youth Services and Manchester, NH Parks & Recreation.

🤔Questions? Reach out to Yusufu: yjuma@manchesternh.gov

Online Registration Here


Making a Referral

Anyone can make a referral to OYS. Call us to find out more and connect youth to services.

Phone: (603) 624-6470  |  Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm


OYS Services

  • Provide short-term crisis intervention to youth.
  • Keep kids out of the juvenile justice system for as long as necessary.
  • Ensure safety and positive growth for all youth and families.
  • Provide wrap-around services to connect youth and families to comprehensive resources.
  • Create opportunities for youth to connect to resources and engage in positive activities.
  • Connect youth and their families to basic needs and social support services.
  • Engage and support marginalized communities including LGBTQ+, BIPOC, and new American.

Other Services Offered

In addition to youth who may be involved with the court or diversion system, OYS works with youth experiencing: academic concern/poor grades, anger and aggression, bullying and fighting, change in behavior/communication, change in family structure/custody, self-harm, death or loss, divorce or marriage of a parent, home stress, homelessness, isolation, moving residence/changing schools, sibling tension, substance use, trauma, truancy/school refusal, victim of crime or violence, witness to crime or violence, and more.


The Manchester Youth Council is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year!

Get Involved  |  Be Heard  |  Make a Difference

Manchester Youth Council Now Accepting Applications!

Open to all Manchester youth age 14-21
 

Manchester Youth Council Info Sheet

Manchester Youth Council Application Packet 2024-2025

 

 

 

OYS Facebook Page

Contact Information

City of Manchester
Office of Youth Services

76 Main Street
Manchester, NH 03101

Get Directions

Phone: (603) 624-6470
Fax: (603) 628-6285

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Evening Hours:
Available by Appointment

Website Shortcut:
manchesternh.gov/Youth