Youth Program & Services
In 1973, with YCI’s first grant of $25,000 to reduce juvenile delinquency, we set out to offer the area’s youth more opportunities to work and study. Today we serve children and youth from age 5 through young adults age 21 and beyond. Our participants are diverse and come from a wide variety of socioeconomic backgrounds.
Our Youth Co-Op Charter School (YCCS) is a Title I public school-of-choice which teaches 525 children in grades K-8 using state-of-the-art teaching methods and small class sizes. YCCS has been recognized by the governor, won numerous awards, earned SACS-CASI accreditation, and achieved an “A” since its inception.
YCI also Provides the Following
Youth Programs and Services:
|Stay-in-School Program – A nationally-acclaimed drop-out prevention program to assist at-risk students.
|After-School Tutoring – Elementary, middle and high school students benefit from our tutoring programs.
|Refugee Youth & Family Program – Helps students with acculturation, social skills, and grades.
|Out of School Program – Addresses the needs of youth who have dropped out or are no longer in school.
|Youth Program Application – Click to access the application for our Youth Programs.