Author: Admin

02 Jun Change Offers Opportunities

From climate to politics, change is a word we hear a lot about lately. Although the connotation of change can be negative, change at the YOC has been about transforming the lives of at-risk youth. As we celebrate 25 years of serving kids, we’re proud...

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02 Jun The Road Ahead

As we reflect upon the last 25 years of serving kids and families, we see that we’ve always been committed to adapting and changing in innovative ways to meet the needs of the youth that we serve.  And although it’s important to know one’s history,...

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21 Apr Youth Opportunity Center launches $4.25 Million Capital Campaign “Transforming Together: The Next Chapter”

The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) and YOC Foundation announced a $4.25 million Capital Campaign at an event on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The YOC’s Transforming Together: The Next Chapter Campaign ( addresses the YOC’s need to renovate existing facilities and create innovative treatment programs to more...

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27 Mar YOC CEO to serve as IARCA Board Vice President

Youth Opportunity Center CEO Rick Rowray has been elected to Vice President of the Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy (IARCA) Board of Directors for 2017. IARCA is a nonprofit organization representing approximately 90 member agencies in Indiana that provide services for children and families....

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15 Feb Understanding Kinship Care Program Feb 22, 2017

The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) is one of several community partners sponsoring the program Understanding Kinship Care: Supporting Youth & Families at the upcoming Indiana Youth Institute (IYI) Cafe on February 22, 2017 in Muncie, Indiana. Kinship care describes children living with extended family and close...

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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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