​​YOUTH Programs



Western Addition Beacon Center

at john muir elementary school; 380 WEBSTER STREET, sAN francisco; 415.749.2714

Learning is a lifelong journey; one that should be shared. Our adult and family services provide 

opportunities for parents to learn throughout the school day and beyond. 

We celebrate life and achievements. Check here to see our event schedule and for information on how you can join us!

  • BEFORE SCHOOL program
  • school day support
  • after school program
  • health and wellness
  • parent leadership group
  • "stay on track" adult support
  • SUMMER camp

What is the western addition beacon center?

Located at John Muir Elementary School, the Western Addition Beacon Center is a program of the Buchanan YMCA providing quality programming for youth and adults. Our mission is to enrich the lives of community members and to ensure the healthy development of young people. We are one of eight Beacon Centers in San Francisco public schools.
Many THanks to our partners and funders! We couldn't do it without you!

San Francisco Department of Children, Youth & Their Families, San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco Beacon Initiative, United Way of the Bay Area, Community Grows, Handful Players, Mo' Magic, YMCA Urban Services, SCORES, French-American International School, Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

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Facebook: beacon.ymca

Instagram: @westernadditionbeacon

Our before school, school day, and after school programs help John Muir Elementary School students gain skills to succeed academically and socially.