6th Street Center for Youth; Chico. Offers services for homeless youth ages 14-24. Assistance ranges from help with basic needs (i.e., shower, laundry facilities, a hot meal, clothing, a haircut), to intensive case management & counseling, to educational, employment & life skills support, to helping with family reunification/relocation. http://www.6thstreetcenter.org. 130 W. 6th. St. (530) 894-8008.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley. Three Butte Co. teen centers offer sports tournaments, organized team leagues, arts & crafts, photography, cooking classes, community service opportunities, leadership programs, homework help, education & career development & more. Computer labs on site. Leadership positions available for motivated teens. Membership is $20/year. http://www.bgcnv.org. Main office: 601 Wall St., Chico. (530) 899-0335.
- Chico Ostrander Clubhouse: Grades 1-6. 601 Wall St. (530) 899-0335.
- Chico Teen Center “The Club”: Ages Jr. & Sr. High. 628 Wall St. (530) 899-0335.
- Oroville Teen Center: Ages 12-18. Southside Oroville Community Center, 2959 Lower Wyandotte Rd. (530) 533-3067.
- Paradise/Magalia Teen Center “The Club”: 6241 Skyway. (530) 872-3662.
The Axiom Youth Center; Oroville. A place for youth to find academic, emotional, physical & spiritual help through the outstanding volunteer efforts of the Oroville community. Helps students realize & utilize untapped potential. Open weekdays for grades 6-12. Free programs. Game room includes billiards, air hockey, foosball & video games. http://www.theaxiom.org. 2130 Montgomery St. (530) 533-8010.
Anderson Teen Center; Anderson. A place to hang out, develop leadership skills, & get involved in the community. Teens enjoy activities like cooking, creative arts, computers, homework help, indoor & outdoor games (basketball, pool, foosball, air hockey, martial arts), movies & much more. All services are free. http://www.facebook.com/AndersonTeenCenter. 2889 E Center St. (530) 365-9021.
Create It! Library; Redding. Open at designated times by appointment for students to work on school projects or just learn computer programs for fun. Offers photo/video editing, art, sewing machines, music & animation software, 3D printer, video cameras, & a green screen. All ages welcome. Redding Library, 1100 Parkview Ave. (530) 245-7250.