Teen Programs

BJ Dolan Youth Education and Resource Center | 1136 Wheeler Street

 The B.J. Dolan Youth and Education Teen Center provides activities for Teenagers in Middle School and High School! 

Teens have a safe, fun and FREE place to hang out at after school.

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Soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, dodge ball and more! Monthly tournaments are hosted at the Teen Center.

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The Teen Center has a fully functioning music room with guitars, keyboards and a drum set. Guitar lessons are offered regularly and Glenn Bell, music room coordinator, can teach youth on any instrument in our arsenal.

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January 31: Acrylic Paint
February 22: Crowns
March 28: Watercolor Painting
April 25: Acrylic Painting on Flower Pots
May 30: Paper Airplanes
June 27
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September 26
October 24
November 21
December 19
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Bring your own skateboard and helmet, or borrow one of ours for free! We also have scooters.
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The VIP Program provides middle and high school students the opportunity to gain work experience, knowledge on work ethics, performance standards, job skills and can provide your teen the competitive edge in this competitive job market!

Call the VIP Program Coordinator for more information!

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  • Referral services to local providers and community partners for intervention and support programs. 
  • Employment provisions including; job skills and life skills training, job referral or placement and possible internship opportunities
  • Activity coordination for youth, families, partner programs and prospective employers
  • Collaboration between and leveraging other existing prevention type programs and activities that may or may not currently exist in community
  • Opportunities for volunteer and community service within the community

The Youth Violence Prevention Program aims to serve youth and their families trying to make meaningful choices or life changes through referral services and programs that reach all levels of prevention, intervention and re-entry.


Blue Ribbon Task Force for the Reduction of Youth Violence

Police Youth Diversion Program

Program Partners

Community Partnership for Youth Monterey County Probation
Monterey County Behavioral Health Sun Street Centers
The Ministerial Alliance Seaside Police Department
Monterey Peninsula School District Restorative Justice Partners
Monterey County Youth Ambassadors for Peace The Village Project
Community Human Services Assembly Member Stone
Supervisor Jane Parker Natividad Medical Center
Workforce Investment Board   
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January 17: Fire Department Workshop
February 21: Police Department - Bullying Workshop
March 21: Wells Fargo Workshop
April 18: MPC - EOPS Workshop
May 16: Sun Street - Leadership Workshop
June 20: Outpatient Youth Program
July 18: Empowering your Choices
August 15: Impact of Being a Follower
September 19: How to Save
October 17: Youth Employment Opportunities
November 21: Core Leadership Skills Youth Need
December 19: White Elephant


Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 
2 PM - 7:30 PM
2 PM - 9 PM
10 AM - 6 PM
MPUSD Intercession:
Monday-Thursday: 10 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 9 PM
*Closed on Sundays

Closed On:

April 20
July 4
November 28
December 24-25 & 31
January 1
  1. B.J. Dolan Youth & Education Teen Center

    Physical Address
    1136 Wheeler Street
    Seaside, CA 93955

    Phone: 831-899-6820

  2. Ashley Collick

    Youth Resource Center Supervisor

  3. Ted Black

    Youth Resource Center Coordinator

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