Our Youth Services department works with children and youth ages 5 to 18 to help give them the tools to succeed in their educational career. We also work with youth to help ready them for successful careers.
An after-school program that provides a comprehensive curriculum to improve students’ reading, math, and PACT test performance. Participants, K5 through 8th grade, receive 40 hours of individualized academic instruction in language arts, reading, and math.
Prepares middle and high school students for college enrollment as well as educate parents to participate and assist students to achieve educational goals. The service offers SAT, ACT, and college application fee waiver cards, SAT workshops, financial aid and scholarship assistance, career and post secondary education counseling, college tours, college fairs, college admissions applications, and other related services. For more information on scholarships.
Tablets for Learning
A 10-week Summer Reading Initiative for children, 5th – 8th grades, that focuses on enhancing reading skills for children that attend Title I schools in Greenville and Spartanburg counties. Utilizing a combination of electronic and paper books, students will develop an appreciation for reading that will ultimately impact overall academic achievement.
Right Step Juvenile Diversion
A fast track juvenile diversion program designed to prevent youth that are in the early stages of criminal involvement from becoming further involved in the juvenile justice system. Services include case management, community service projects, youth leadership development, crime prevention and pro-social, and life skills workshops.
Signature Program of the National Urban League – helps 8th-12th grade students make academic progress, benefit from cultural enrichment opportunities and develop important skills, attitudes and aptitudes that will aid in their transition from high school and position them for post-secondary success.
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