The Dedham Youth Commission:

  • Is dedicated to providing educational, socioemotional, recreational and health programs and services to the young people of Dedham.

  • Provides support, information and direction to youth on issues such as family, social, peer, stress, loss, alcohol, drug and other teens related concerns.

  • Offers a referral service for youth related situations.

Clinical Services

The Youth Commission offers individual and group counseling to youth and their families. We provide a  professional and confidential clinical and programmatic service. Our staff provides support, information and direction to youth on issues such as family, social, peer, stress, loss, alcohol, drug and other teens related concerns.

Job Bank

The Youth Commission provides a job referral service for teenagers in the Town of Dedham between the ages of 13 and 19. If you are a teen looking for work, please stop by the Youth Commission office for the latest postings and application. We also provide paid summer internships for teens through our annual Jog for Jobs event.

Community Service

The DYC develops and offers numerous Community Service projects throughout the year. We also volunteer with youth at numerous community events. Some of these events include:

  • 4CS for Kids Day
  • Dedham Dancing with The Stars
  • Party in Pink Zumba Day -Relay for Life
  • National Night Out
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Dedham Food Pantry
  • Ride for Food
  • Solid Body Fitness/Cops for Cancer Benefit
  • Harvesting Seeds of Hope
  • Trunk or Treat
  • Dedham Community House Fall Fair
  • Parks & Recreation Dedham Day

 Please contact the DYC regarding current Community Service opportunities

Robert Blaney, Director                                                  Leslie Sattler


Greg Cabral, Youth Coordinator                                    Adrienne Albani

 

Angela Osei-Mensah, Youth Services Counselor          Linda Hurley


Dan Willey, Youth Coordinator                                      Tim Brandon

 

Joan Treacy, Administrative Assistant                           Ron Pucci

                                                                                       Mary Ann Cronin