14 Sep Success Story: Latasha

Latasha, a resident at the YOC, recently won the Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Art Exhibition for her painting titled, “I Want Both.” The evaluation team considered a combination of artistic merit and how well the piece represented the theme of standing up for your...

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14 Sep Why I Give: A Letter from a Donor

Donors give to the YOC for so many different reasons. Some have a heart for kids, some want to invest in brighter futures. Some know firsthand the obstacles facing our residents and feel a deep desire to use their own successes to pay it forward....

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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 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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04 Dec Giving Thanks

Across the YOC campus today, you’ll find several new faces that have joined the team as well as dedicated staff who have transitioned into new roles in different cottages....

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