S.A.Y. YES! Centers for Youth Development®

See how the caring mentors of an inner-city church changed the life of one young man named Charles.

What is S.A.Y. Yes!

S.A.Y. Yes!® Centers are biblically-based programs that take place in an after-school setting through inner-city churches. It is a safe place for at-risk children to gain a solid foundation so they can have a successful future.


How to Start a Center

Are you or someone at your inner-city church interested in partnering with us through a S.A.Y. Yes! Center? Click below for an overview of the process of starting a Center at your church.



We provide a 2-day interactive workshop addressing topics like:

  • Spiritual Development
  • Child Development
  • Curriculum Needs
  • Team Building
  • Center Organization

Resources & Curricula

  • Biblically-based curricula:
    Bible Club, practical living skills, recreation, mentoring, and lessons covering topics such as integrity, forgiveness, and respect
  • Resources:
    Many are free or at low cost — educational materials, a phonics program, youth entrepreneurship skills
S.A.Y. Yes! Launch Training

S.A.Y. Yes! Launch Training

For those wanting to begin a Christ-centered after-school ministry to K-12 grade.

Life-on-Life Teen Mentoring Training

Life-on-Life Teen Mentoring Training

Mentoring ministry for grades 7-12.

  • No training dates are currently scheduled. Please check back for updates.

Contact Us

Contact a Youth Development coordinator in a city near you or in our national office.