Excelsior offers safety.

Excelsior offers structure.

Excelsior offers success.

Excelsior offers hope.

Changing Lives

For over 42 years Excelsior Youth Center has provided behavioral healthcare and educationally related mental health services for youth, both locally and nationwide, who have struggled with serious social and emotional challenges.  We believe that all young people can overcome challenges, develop their skills and resources, and be healthy members of their families and communities.


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Upcoming Events

Please mark you calendars for the following events for Excelsior Youth Center:

August 12, 2015 – Networking After Work event featuring Excelsior at the Tavern (1949 Market St) from 6-9pm. These monthly events allow hundreds of like-minded professionals the opportunity to network in a relaxed atmosphere. This month, they have selected Excelsior as their featured nonprofit. Tickets are only $15 and 100% of proceeds will support our girls when you purchase tickets from this link! We hope to see you there!

August 19, 2015 – “Art is Life” event at Kanon Collective Art Gallery. This event will exhibit stunning artwork by the girls of Excelsior Youth Center and benefit our young artists and art therapy programs.

September 16, 2016 – Excelsior Games – A Tailgate with Impact. This dynamic, interactive event complete with tailgating games, craft beer and signature cocktails will launch our brand new community outreach program, the Impact Circle.

April 30, 2016 – Triumphant Faces Gala at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel


We are thrilled that Rocky Mountain PBS has asked Excelsior to join the Women & Girls Lead initiative! Excelsior will be featured on their website for the next few weeks as one of their newest partners in this important program. Check it out!

Help Excelsior girls jump into summer! Our pool is open, but many of our girls don’t have swimsuits, towels or even flip flops! Please consider donating new one-piece swimsuits and gently-used flip flops and towels. We also need other items to keep our girls active and outdoors like sneakers, hula hoops, sports balls, frisbees and sunscreen! Contact Nicole Wolf – 303-693-1550 ext. 303 or Nicole.Wolf@ExcelsiorYC.org for more information.