16 Aug Krista Hoevel Receives Bobby Jones Award

Krista Hoevel, LMHC, CSAYC, LCAC, Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) director of counseling services for residential programs, was recently honored for her statewide role in the field of treating sexually maladaptive youth. Hoevel received the 2016 Bobby Jones Award for Excellence at the IN-AJSOP (Indiana Association...

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14 Jul Henry County Community Foundation Presents Check to YOC

The Henry County Community Foundation (HCCF) presented a check for $49,023.00 to  the YOC on June 29, 2016 to expand services in New Castle, Ind. [caption id="attachment_9444" align="alignleft" width="200"] L to R: Jayanna Thompson, HCCF Program Director; David Dickerson, YOC, Director of Alternative Programs; Heather Ault,...

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11 Jul The Secret to the YOC’s Success

The secret to the YOC’s success is not just good programming and good people. According to Steve and Joan Anderson, there is more at the root of what makes the YOC a strong organization. The Andersons have been longtime supporters of the YOC and have...

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06 Jul One Size Fits None: Introducing TEAM & STARS

Change is inevitable on the Youth Opportunity Center campus. The need for more specialized clinical services and intensive behavioral interventions has resulted in the YOC modifying three residential programs to more effectively meet the needs of our clients and placing agents. Director of Psychological Services Robyn...

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24 Jun What It Takes to Bridge the Education Gap

What does it take to improve a nine-year-old girl’s delayed reading level from 2nd to 3rd grade in 21 days? Or engage a former substance user in history lessons? Or get a boy refusing school so interested he wants to go more than required? Ask Lindsay...

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24 May YOC Conference on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie, IN. – May 25, 2016 The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) saw a tremendous turnout at their Conference on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, which was held Wednesday, May 25th at the YOC. The purpose of the conference was to educate attendees about...

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19 Apr YOC’s Krista Hoevel to Speak on Underage Drinking

Krista Hoevel, LMHC, CSAYC, LCAC,  Director of Counseling Services for Cottage Programs, will participate in a panel conversation, Think Before You Drink: One Drink Makes All the Difference, Wednesday, April 20, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, at Cornerstone Center for the Arts, Muncie, Ind. “April is a...

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