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YES After School Programs
YES offers daily after school programs at local elementary and middle schools daily. Activities include homework help, wellness center, tutoring, study groups, dance, arts & crafts, music, cooking, recreation, work readiness / career exploration, character building, high interest field trips, guest speakers, etc.
YES offers a variety of mentoring programs within the auspices of our daily programs. Mentoring programs include PAR FORE (USGA) Golf, USTA (Tennis), Career Mentoring, Peer Mentoring, and Mentoring for youth with special needs.
Youth Leadership / Development Programs
YES offers a variety of programs designed to build leadership skills in our youth. Programs include the Youth Leadership Project (a program designed for youth with special needs ages 14-26), Natural Helpers, Youth Advisory Councils, Community Reinvestment Program, Saturday Enrichment (grades 1-5), etc.
YES offers a variety of recreational programs including Open Gyms, Drop In Lounges, YMCA Teen Night, Friday Night Socials, etc. Please call to find a program in your community.
YES offers individual and family counseling. Licensed bilingual social workers have a specialty in working with children and adolescents.
Work Readiness / Job Placement Programs
YES offers a variety of Work Readiness, Career Exploration and Job Placement Programs designed to prepare youth to succeed in school, college and the ultimately within the workforce. Programs begin as early as Middle School and are for youth 14-21 years of age. Please call to find a program that can best meet your needs.
YES offers tutoring services for a monthly administration fee. Please call so that we can schedule weekly tutoring sessions for you or your child.
YES offers free substance abuse, violence, bullying and gambling prevention workshops and programs to the school districts, parents and other community organizations. Evidence based curriculum includes Too Good for Drugs, Too Good For Violence and Life Skills.
YES offers a variety of daily summer programs for youth ages 5-21. Programs begin the first Monday after school ends and culminate on the last Friday before school begins. Programs begin as early as 7am. Programs include: Summer Enrichment (Pre-K–6th grade), Summer Fun (7th–12th grade), Drop In Lounge and YLP (Youth and special needs children ages 14–26).