13 Jan YOC Receives Grant from Old National Bank to Keep Kids Healthy

Old National Bank’s Champions for a Safe Community awarded the YOC $9,000 to keep its residents healthy. The grant will help the YOC replace a broken 20-year-old industrial-grade kitchen boiler. Amy Freeman, ONB vice president corporate relations (middle), presented the check to (left to right) Jeff...

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14 Dec Ashley Williams Promoted

Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie, Ind. – December 14, 2016  The Youth Opportunity Center is proud to announce the promotion of Ashley Williams to Director of Program Services. Her primary responsibility as Director of Program Services is to supervise the program services chain, including the Residential Director, TASC (Treatment...

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24 Oct Proud Partner of Red Ribbon Breakfast: Live Drug Free

The Youth Opportunity Center is a proud partner of the Delaware County Prevention Council (DCPC) and a sponsor of its Red Ribbon Community Breakfast, to be held Tuesday, October 25 at the Horizon Convention Center. The Red Ribbon Breakfast is the kickoff off for Red Ribbon...

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11 Oct Terry Walker Keynotes Annual Shafer Luncheon

The YOC Foundation celebrated the eleventh anniversary of the Shafer Giving Society and the legacy of the late Hamer and Phyllis Shafer at its annual donor recognition luncheon held October 6, 2016. Mr. Terry Walker, retired Muncie Power CEO & Chairman, and Chair of the Hamer...

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20 Sep The Coach Approach

When now-retired Circuit Court Judge Steve Caldemeyer approached his longtime friend and architect Bob Taylor with an idea to revolutionize the treatment of troubled children, the idea would quickly turn into reality. In 1989, the two friends began researching more progressive ways to house and...

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20 Sep Youth Leadership Summit

Throughout the year, the YOC's dedicated staff members teach life skills and help build self-confidence in the children in their care.  Just because itís summer break doesnít mean that the learning stops. Each summer the YOC campus is humming with activities and enrichment opportunities for...

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