AT RAILROAD STREET, YOUTH TAKE THE LEAD. They explore their full potential and become equipped to meet the challenging transition to adulthood. RSYP’s professional staff expertly pairs youth-generated ideas with community resources, empowering youth to create and oversee a wide range of innovative, life-changing projects. Unmatched in mission and scope, RSYP excels in helping youth find their voice and realize the benefits of their commitment to themselves and their community.

In case you missed it… Our virtual culinary cook along
event is on youtube! Watch/click below:

To help keep our community healthy, RSYP DROP-IN is open by appointment only.

We are here for you(th), our programs are happening. Check here for program updates!


In a team effort, RSYP, the Southern Berkshire Health Coalition, and community volunteers built a skating rink behind the Drop-in Center, at the Great Barrington Skate Park.

Skate Rink Hours: Wednesday – Friday 3pm-7pm and Saturday/Sunday 11am-7pm. (All other times– Skate at your own risk.)

COVID SAFTEY: Masks and Social Distance Required. Capacity: 25.

All Massachusetts COVID safety guidelines and Governor’s orders apply, including those for recent arrivals from out of state.


The Youth Operational Board meets every Tuesday at 4! For more information or the zoom link reach out to email hidden; JavaScript is required or email hidden; JavaScript is required. We can’t wait to hear about your ideas!


Mentoring is currently recruiting for our 1-on-1 mentoring program. Click here to apply today. For information about group mentoring at RSYP, including the BIPOC youth group, Talk About It or the new high school group forming or any other questions you may have reach out to Mica for more information at email hidden; JavaScript is required


Queer and Questioning youth club is using zoom for all of our meetings, and we welcome you to join us! Ages 14-25, who live near or in the southern Berkshires. We meet weekly to check in with each other, and hear some RSYP/community updates. Coming up soon is a LGBTQ movie night! Please reach out to Regina for more information at email hidden; JavaScript is required or 413-717-1098.


Apprenticeships are up and running online. For more information about upcoming January apprenticeships, please reach out to Molly at email hidden; JavaScript is required

And as always, feel free to contact us at email hidden; JavaScript is required with questions you may have.


In case you missed it…Parent and Community Virtual Forum with Jeff Foote, Co-Founder of the Center for Motivation and Change CMC: Berkshires. Learn how to best help loved ones who may be struggling with substance abuse.

RSYP Talk 1-25-21

To get involved, join a meeting on zoom! Reach out for a zoom link: email hidden; JavaScript is required


-The RSYP team