Annually serving more than 500 children and families in the Burlington area, King Street Center is:

  • A large and diverse Afterschool program for children in grades K-5 that includes homework help, meals, technology education, athletics, and the arts.
  • Teen program for middle and high-school youth that focuses on academic achievement, job training, and college preparation.
  • A safe, welcoming place where high school youth meet in the evenings to do homework, use a computer, or play sports with friends.
  • Home to one of the largest mentoring programs in the state, where children are matched one-on-one with caring adults in the community.
  • A gathering place for many community groups and non-profit organizations.

Our Mission

to create a place where kids meet opportunity through learning, play, and community.

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“King Street Center staff really care about the well-being of the students. Having academic support and tutoring is very helpful, and they create a space that is welcoming, safe and engaging to all students.”

- Lule, KSC, BHS '15, UVM '19

“It is said that when one person mentors, two lives are changed. Mentoring has introduced both of us to new situations, new places, new activities and new people.  Our worlds have grown and our hearts have expanded.  Each week, I learn new things from her and she learns new things from me. We laugh a lot, but we have serious talks too. We have become part of each other’s lives.  I am someone else she can count on.”

– Volunteer Mentor

I love this program! It’s the best daycare my daughter has ever been to!!

-Parent

“King Street is a fun place to go to. They have a lot of fun activities and things to do!”

-Teen

“The afterschool homework help, tutors, and mentors have made all the difference in the world to my children’s education.  I believe a program like this provides hope and inspiration to the community and to the children who are lucky enough to receive this assistance.”

-Parent

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