The Epicenter provides an assortment of programs and services to engage the youth in the community and connect them to resources in four main pillars: Education, Employment, Health/Wellness and Housing...

Drop In Services

The Epicenter connects youth to resources in Monterey County with a focus on four main pillars: education, housing, health and wellness, and employment. Youth seeking to obtain employment, higher …

Mutual Aid Youth Leaders

The Epicenter envisions a Monterey County that offers accessible resources needed to eradicate youth homelessness. Our mission is to connect youth with social services, a network of community …

Monterey County Friday Night Live

“Friday Night Live builds partnerships for positive and healthy youth development which engage youth as active leaders and resources in their communities." Learn more The California Friday …

California Youth Connection

California Youth Connection was founded in 1988 by a group of foster youth and supportive adults to provide a vehicle for California foster youth to learn leadership and advocacy skills and to engage directly with policymakers to improve the foster care system.

Youth Council

The Youth Council is a team of young people who work to promote the visibility of the center by outreaching to other youth in the community. We organize events and coordinate outreach activities as well as supporting monthly events at the center.

LGBTQ+ Supportive Services

Multi-faceted project that includes community and agency training, monthly support groups for youth ages 16-24, and community events all steered by the Queer & Trans Youth Collective.