Center Information


The Mission of The Metro Center of Tucson is to combat poverty, strengthen families and become an agent of healing by empowering individuals and the community through education, training, referral and outreach.


Our Vision is to create opportunities and encourage every young person to become a responsible successful adult


Our Values are to:

ü Make a commitment to excellence

ü Be willing to serve our community

ü Take personal responsibility

ü Develop good leadership skills

ü Develop personal integrity

ü Practice fairness where everyone is treated with dignity and respect

üUnderstand what it means to belong to a successful team



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The METRO Center is a nonprofit committed to assisting youth, families, and communities through a ministry of education, training, referral, and outreach.

We are happy you have found The METRO Center, and whether you are a young person looking for a job, someone with experience looking to give back to the community, or a business interested in helping develop the next generation of great employees, there is something at The METRO Center for you! Take a look at the programs we offer, and please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions or want to get involved.

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Our Partners

Thank to our Partners who help us achieve our mission,

  • Catalina United Methodist Church
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Holaway Elementary School
  • Sierra Vista United Methodist Church
  • St Francis United Methodist Church
  • St James United Methodist Church
  • TMM Family Services
  • Tucson Indian Center
  • Vista de la Montana United
  • Methodist Church

I Choose Me

The I Choose Me mentoring program at The METRO Center matches youth ages 8-17 with mentors and fellow mentees for an exciting project- and service-based mentoring experience. 

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Looking to Become A Mentor?

Would you like to help a young person develop character and life skills? You can help in just a few hours a week! Mentors play a vital role in leading mentoring groups, modeling appropriate behaviors, encouraging young people, and assisting them to develop life skills and become valuable members of their mentoring team.

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Support The Metro Center

The METRO Center is not only a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, it is an Arizona Certified Charitable Organization, meaning taxpayers in Arizona can receive a tax credit for donations of up to $200 per year ($400 for married couples filing jointly).

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