Author: Admin

17 Jul Driven to Make a Difference

“I want to help people feel confident.” Danielle*, one of our TRU Harbor residents, is heading to Young Harris College in northeast Georgia with the goal of being a dentist to do just that – build people’s confidence through their smiles....

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11 Jul TRU Harbor Celebrates its First Year of Operation

TRU Harbor, a specialized program of the Youth Opportunity Center (YOC), which provides residential treatment for commercially and sexually exploited children (CSEC) is celebrating its first full year in operation. Since its opening on July 11, 2018, the program, which is housed in the former...

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From left to right: Ryan Brand, Jodi Thomas, and Tyler Bowers.

31 May New Team Members

Please join us in welcoming Tyler Bowers, Admissions Coordinator, and Ryan Brand, Admissions Assistant, as our newest members of the Admissions Department....

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Girl raising her hand in a classroom setting.

31 May Inspiring Education

In partnership with Muncie Community Schools, we ensure that each resident, regardless of previous education, is encouraged to pursue their academic goals....

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YOC staff members pose at the 2019 Golf Outing, smiling at the camera.

21 May 2019 YOC Community Golf Classic Recap

The Youth Opportunity Center held their 14th annual Community Golf Classic at the Muncie Elks on May 17, 2019 under a beautiful spring sky. A full field of thirty-six teams participated in this year’s event, raising nearly $29,000.  Funds raised from this event will support...

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06 May YOC Foundation Hires Director of Development

The Youth Opportunity Center recently hired Laura Retter as Director of Development for the Muncie, Indiana based youth treatment facility. A versatile and innovative leader, Laura has nearly 15 years of experience leading teams through strategic development and solution-focused planning. Her professional experience includes serving...

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29 Mar Spring Forward

For many, spring is a season of renewal. At the YOC, the Independent Living team works tirelessly to help each resident daydream about that new chapter....

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18 Mar YOC Hosts Advanced CSEC Training On Campus

More than 120 individuals packed the YOC training room on Friday, March 15, 2019 for an advanced training session on Legislation, Treatment and Service Provision for victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking....

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