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.|
|Youth Opportunity Centers Address the needs of youth who have dropped out or are no longer in school.|