Youth & Teen Centers

Youth & Teen Centers

Many teens love to “just hang out” with their friends apart from parental supervision. The following are safe places, with varying levels of structure and direction, for teens to hang out.



6th Street Center for Youth; Chico. Offers services for homeless youth ages 14-24 yrs. Offers help with basic needs (i.e., shower, laundry facilities, hot meals, clothing, haircuts). Provides intensive case management, including counseling, support for education, employment & life skills.  Also helps with family reunification/relocation. 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 $40/year.

Chico. Main office: 601 Wall St.

(530) 899-0335.

Chico Ostrander Clubhouse. Grades 1-6.

601 Wall St. (530) 899-0335.

Chico Teen Center “The Club.” Grades Jr. & Sr. High. 628 Wall St. (530) 879-5653.

Oroville Teen Center. Ages 12-18 yrs. 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. Game room includes billiards, air hockey, foosball & video games. Free programs. 1420 Myers St. (530) 533-8010.


Anderson Teen Center. 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. 2889 E. Center St. (530) 365-9021.

Create It! Library; Redding. Open to kids, teens, & adults (under 12 yrs must be accompanied by an adult). Offers 3D printing, virtual reality, multimedia tools including music & animation software, traditional crafts & more. All ages welcome. 1100 Parkview Ave. (530) 245-7252.

Updated September 2017 RD
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North State Parent is a free monthly publication that circulates within five California counties: Butte, Glenn, Shasta, Southern Siskiyou and Tehama. Our pages are filled with family-oriented places to go, services and products geared for women and things to do; a focus on parenting, community, health, education, teens, youth, and much more.

Updated: Sep 10, 2017 @ 2:34 pm