Serving Miami

Miami Youth for Christ (Miami YFC) provides free educational and outreach programs that are inclusive and accessible to all children and youth throughout Miami-Dade County. Through its programs, Miami YFC seeks to provide an environment for positive youth development thereby enabling these students to reach their full potential in life. There are five programs under the umbrella of Miami YFC: MYLI (Miami Youth Leadership Initiative), Campus Life, Catalyst Hip-Hop, Juvenile Justice Outreach, and KIX.

Miami YFC programs effectively engage children and youth of all ages and all social, religious, cultural, and economic backgrounds. These programs are designed to bring wholeness and hope to Miami’s young people and include: 

  • City Life KIX

    shares the love of Christ with youth & families, while also providing a safe place for young people to learn & grow in the Gospel. "Doing life" with kids & empowering them to change their community for Christ is key to our mission. We want to reach a critical mass of indigenous leaders who stay in, give back to, and transform their neighborhood.

  • Catalyst Hip-Hop

    provides a safe and positive venue for youth involved in the Hip-Hop culture to break dance, graffiti, DJ and emcee, while connecting to the positive message of Jesus Christ.

  • Campus Life Clubs

    partner with churches and other faith-based organizations to provide a fun, social environment where middle and high school students consider God's great love for them and how it impacts their relationships, decisions and self-worth.

  • Juvenile Justice Ministry

    offers Bible-based programs and Christian mentoring to arrested, abused and at-risk youth living in residential facilities helping them build a firm foundation for life through mentorship, life skills, community and faith.

  • Miami Youth Leadership Initiative (MYLI)

    supports Miami's Churches by training, resourcing and mobilizing their youth leaders to more effectively reach youth inside and outside of the Church.

  • Train U

    uses sports as an avenue to help deter kids from crime and succeed in life by providing a context for students to learn life/social skills such as respect, work ethic, teamwork, leadership, and responsibility.

  • Project Dade

    is a community initiative to support youth between the ages of 14-19 years old who are on home detention, probation or at high risk of dangerous behavior and serves to positively affect the recidivism rate among juveniles utilizing realistic approach helping youth erase destructive habits by teaching them to recognize and choose healthy environments for spiritual, mental, and physical development.

  • Office Ministry

    provide support in all areas of ministry. They volunteer at ministry sites, make copies of Bible studies, call repair men, assist with event planning, update insurance information, apply for grants, keep track of donors and do everything under the sun for each outreach.

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