The Malden Teen Enrichment Center (MTEC) offers high quality programs that promote leadership and youth development through enrichment activities and opportunities to develop relationships with adults and peers. These programs enable Malden's teens to thrive and feel a sense of belonging as well as be ready for future employment, higher education, citizenship and adult life. Teens can spend time with friends, receive homework assistance and participate in community service opportunities. MTEC includes classroom space, meeting rooms, access to gym space and serves as a place where teens can be safe.