Welcome to VYDC

Welcome to VYDC, a registered 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. Whether you’re a recent immigrant, refugee, or San Francisco native, VYDC is passionate about making a difference for Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laotian, urban youth and their families. Want to help us make a difference? Join VYDC’s committed corps of volunteers as they support and empower San Francisco’s dynamic Tenderloin communities.

The Community Health Leaders (CHL) program is a once-a-week workshop where youth learn about health issues, develop leadership skills, and advocate for their community.

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Help make a difference in a youth's life. We're currently recruiting volunteers to help tutor high school youth after school. Assist youth to explore their full potential.

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We're renovating our site! But we need your help to make it a home and great center for youth and families. Donate today and help our youth have the space to transform their lives.

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Donate today! Help VYDC provide academic support, employment, and social services for low-income Southeast Asian immigrants and refugees.