We provide youth in our community
A safe and fun place to spend time and participate in positive programs, an alternative to the streets or being home alone.
Educational support to improve academic performance and graduation rates
Help to build new skills to raise their belief that they can succeed and receive recognition for accomplishments.
The opportunity to build encouraging and on-going relationships with caring adults and connections to new friends in a positive environment.
A place that reinforces a sense of belonging, empowerment, personal accountability, civility and civic responsibility.
Mankato Youth Place is committed to providing a nurturing environment that empowers youth to build the confidence, knowledge and skills needed to reach their full potential.
What makes us different? We Remove Barriers.
We remove the financial barriers many families face
Academic support, reading, STEM,
music lessons, art
Transportation from multiple schools
Supper served every day before kids go home
Food pantry, clothing closet, health supplies
Assistance in finding community support & progams
Community programs like MSU-M Rec and Read and YWCA Girls on the Run offered onsite.
Advocate for the health and wellbeing of our members