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  • Welcome to Gateway Youth Center

    Your path to a new life starts here!

    The Gateway Youth Center is a part of the Education Support Services (ESS) of the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture. It is a social, educational and recreational facility intended primarily for use by youth ages 13 years and older. The center caters to youth, males and females, who are in school and need additional tutoring and support, and out of school youths who wish to re-enroll in an educational institution to pursue academics or vocational skills training.

    The Youth Center will offer organized instructional programs and support services under the following categories:


    • Literacy and Math Program

      Literacy and Numeracy classes facilitated by a qualified and trained educator.

    • After-School Program

      The after-school educational enrichment program focuses on providing homework assistance, tutoring in core school subjects, and study skills.

    • Re-Entry and Outside Referral Services

      Re-entry refers to enrollment or re-enrollment into a school or institution to pursue an education, or vocational/skills training.

    • Family Support Services

      Family support services are community-based services that assist and support parents in their role as caregivers.

  • The Youth Center Provides:

    • A safe place for youth to develop positively
    • Individual and Family support; building healthier relationships
    • Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences…
    • Hope and opportunity.

    The Youth Center’s mission is to provide an array of accessible personal, academic, social, and emotional services aimed at building social capital through strong community partnerships and resources.

    The Youth Center’s vision is to develop a stronger and safer community by empowering youths and their families.

  • Contact Us

    Our postal address and contact details
    • Address

      Gateway Youth Center
      242 Dakers Street
      Belize City

    • Phone & E-mail

      Phone: 501-227-3450

    • Opening Hours

      Monday – Friday
      8:00 am – 5:30 pm

    • Computer Lab Hours

      Monday – Friday
      8:00 am – 5:30 pm