In 1968 the DBYC was started by a Salesian Brother to help the youth of the area. At present there are 500 members, attend this Center daily. They are given opportunities to improve their talents. North Madras is notorious for all sorts of crimes. This is due to poverty and unemployment. The Salesians of Don Bosco organize programme for these youth.
They assemble at the Center every day at 4.00pm and leave the Center by 8.00pm. The following are the activities at the youth
FootBall, VolleyBall, Table Tennis, Carroms, Gymnastics, Boxing, Music, Karate, Scouts and Guides etc.
Besides sports and games they are also involved in social works. Animation Programmes and counselling are conducted to prepare them for Life. Membership to the Youth center is open to all. Many of them are well employed because of their association with the Don Bosco Youth Centre.