Out Of School Time | MyCom Cleveland Youth Programs

Out of School Time is a supervised program that youth regularly attend when school is not in session. This can include before- and after- school programs.

Out Of School time programs deliver activities to promote positive youth development which may include but are not limited to the following:academic support; educational enrichment; STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), cultural and social development; recreation; sports; fitness and wellness; visual and performing arts; tutoring and homework services; civic engagement; leadership skills; career exploration; service learning; college preparation; and development of the whole child.

The MyCom Network Lead Agency for Out of School Time is Starting Point.

Starting Point is Northeast Ohio’s child care, early education and out-of school time resource and referral agency. Serving families, youth, professionals and the community.

Starting Point works to enhance early childhood and out-of-school time (OST) experiences. We’re the go-to organization Northeast Ohio families, youth, professionals and community organizations turn to for the resources they need to give children the quality care, learning and activities that lead to success in school and in life

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MyCom is also partners with the National Afterschool Alliance and is a Leadership Member of the Ohio Afterschool Network.



  • “MyCom Youth Development Initiative aims to engage via education, such amazing out-of-school opportunities as they recognize that youth who are bullied are more likely to feel disconnected from school."
    Curtis Benjamin
  • "MyCom has extended hundreds of youth exceptional opportunities to grow, expand their knowledge and express their voice in so many ways. I can honestly say that the youth are not the only ones who are learning, growing and having wonderful exposure opportunities. This adult is a beneficiary of countless blessing as well."
    Brenda Pryor
    MyCom Coordinator
  • "It was amazing, and really made me think of my community more, and how I can change it"
    Brandan Newton
    Anton Grdina FLOW Participant

MyCom will enact our mission with race and equality at the forefront of our work as we always have. We will use our thought-leadership, funding, advocacy, and network to redesign service delivery. Together we will rethink infrastructure and create solutions that eliminate access to healthcare, cyclical poverty, access to quality education, housing stability, and other barriers that have impacted black lives.

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