to the North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Center, located at Francisco Middle School. In partnership with Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI), we offer an array of services—all free of charge—to support you in achieving your greatest potential. Our goal is to ensure that you have the resources and encouragement needed to thrive and learn for a lifetime. At NBC Beacon, we are dedicated to empowering our youth and our communities!

What do you like most about NBC Beacon?

“I learned the best way to teach is to be friendly...others will listen and take your suggestions into consideration”
– YES Intern on what they learned most from the YES program

“I learned to be a better team builder and a more outgoing person”
– YES Intern on naming 2 new skills they developled or improved on from the YES program

“I really enjoyed working with the kids...meeting new people, and the camping trip”
– YES Intern on what they enjoyed most about their YES program experience 


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North Beach-Chinatown Beacon Program

The NBC Beacon Afterschool Program is a free afterschool program located at Francisco Middle School. We are open from the end of the school day until 6:25pm. We offer students support in the following areas: Academic, Enrichment, and Recreational. Some of the enrichment and recreational activities include cooking, media, science in action, community service, gender-specific mentoring, performing arts, flag football, basketball, skate boarding, and soccer. NBC Beacon strives to provide extra academic support and extra-curricular opportunities for the overall well-being of our youth. We serve all youth and families in San Francisco.