Thanks to our community members, volunteers and donors, we have been able to provide a safe, nurturing space for kids to learn and grow, wellness opportunities for all ages, and life-changing programs for 100 years
- and we’re just getting started!

 

100 history

Early Care and Education

Horace Mann Preschool

Our Y is a leader in providing licensed, National Association for the Education of Young Children accredited early care and education programs. With two locations in Burbank, we offer a fully inclusive infant, toddler, and preschool program that makes for an easier transition into kindergarten.

Learn Grow Thrive

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Our Y partners with the Burbank Unified School District and the Gwendolyn Sexton Foundation to provide children from low-income families an innovative literacy, mathematics, and enrichment program during the summer. Children who participate for 6 weeks gain an average of 10-12 weeks in math and literacy skills.

Reach & Rise

Our Y offers an inclusive therapeutic mentoring program that matches adult volunteer mentors with young people. This program offers over-stressed families a resource to help meet their children’s needs.

Community Wellness

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Our Y’s community wellness center caters to individuals of all ages, from infants to seniors. We offer specialized programs dedicated to chronic disease prevention, helping our members achieve optimal health.

Youth & Government

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Our Y’s model legislature and court program for high school students provides them with the opportunity to experience government firsthand and to learn how to solve community problems through democratic process. They gain confidence in public speaking abilities and leadership skills while making lifelong friends.

Social Impact Center

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Our Y’s Social Impact Center serves as a community drop-in center for LGBTQIA+ participants, helping all individuals find their true colors while molding our next generation of change-makers. We are strongest when everyone feels safe, valued, supported and able to reach their true potential with dignity and love.