The Caribbean Centers for Boys & Girls of the Virgin Islands, founded in 1973, is a non-profit, privately-funded 501(c)(3) organization and depends on private donations and volunteers to accomplish its mission, serving almost 200 youth a day.
Funded by the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers
Our mission is to provide a caring learning environment dedicated to enriching the educational, social-emotional and cultural opportunities of the youth and families we serve.
We see our centers as modern, clean, vibrant spaces full of high quality, hands on activities. Our centers will be the space young people of the Virgin Islands will be able to envision a better future than their current reality demonstrates.Our goal is to be a staple of the community and a household name in the Virgin Islands, when anyone sees CCBGVI they know exactly who we are and what we do.
We take a student-centered approach, provide support and resources to ensure academic success. Success for us is defined by our members growing intellectually and emotionally.
Our programming shapes the lives of our of members, their memories and their state of personal wellbeing. This program focuses on self-responsibility and love, communication, feelings, playing and working.
We make sure to combine the uniqueness of the Caribbean into our conversations, approaches and center values. Our programming highlights history, music, food and cultural symbols with the expectation our members will take pride in themselves with an understanding of their culture.
Our goal is to lift the community through youth development and family support. We work with our members and their families to develop strengths both outside and inside the household.
1023 Market St, Christiansted, VI 00823
BLDG 111 Watergut Homes, Christiansted,
33-A Estate Two Brothers, Frederiksted, VI 00840