Author: Admin

03 Mar Why I Give: Debbie Emmons

We sat down with Debbie Emmons of Muncie to learn about why she gives to the Youth Opportunity Center. She is married to Mike and they have two kids, Courtney and Cameron. Debbie and her family contribute in multiple ways, including volunteering, playing in the...

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03 Mar A Trauma-Informed Toolkit

Clinical treatment is one of the most crucial elements of a child’s time here at the YOC. Mental health staff at the YOC have adopted a trauma-informed approach to their treatment of our residents, but it doesn’t stop there. As part of a multidisciplinary approach...

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03 Mar Staff Spotlight: Evan Brown

Evan’s role as an Intensive Behavior Intervention Specialist is to determine why kids behave in certain ways, and develop a plan to address the behavior. He offers training and guidance to staff in his program, especially when kids are acting out....

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03 Mar Stories of Success: Greg

Success looks different for everyone. The key to success at the YOC is progress. The key to progress is effort. The key to effort is caring. To succeed at The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC), residents need to have the desire to get better, to work...

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07 Feb Ministry Services at YOC

The YOC provides spiritual services in a way unique to our competitors. In 2017, the YOC committed to placing the utmost importance on residents’ spiritual care by hiring Paul Ward as our full-time Spiritual Life Coordinator....

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The 2019 Annual Report, laid out to a spread of two pages where you see two smiling faces and the word "IMPACT".

06 Dec The 2018-2019 Annual Report

Take a moment to read through our most recent annual report to learn about some of the victories from the past year and how the generosity of so many people impacted kids across the state in a positive way....

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