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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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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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11 Apr YOC Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. By participating you are joining thousands of other communities and organizations across our nation who are putting children first and are working to promote the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The YOC and the Prevent Child Abuse...

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