Chesapeake Alternative School


Workforce Development



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Founded in 1974, The Chesapeake Center for Youth Development addresses the educational and developmental needs of youth experiencing barriers to success due to educational deficits, troubled family relationships, juvenile delinquency, and limited employment opportunities. To help encourage young people to set realistic goals for themselves and help in reaching those goals, The Chesapeake Center for Youth Development provides innovative high quality and comprehensive services through programs and partnership with other organizations.


Defining Success:

Success is defined by enrollment, attendance, program participation, academic achievement, HS Diplomas & GED attainment, acquiring developmental assets, obtaining employment credentials and entering the workforce, a decrease in delinquent activity when applicable, improved social skills and ability to function in mainstream society.



What’s Going on at CCYD?



Alternative School Intern at Work

Congratulations to the newest intern at McHenry Tire in Southwest Baltimore.

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Congratulations Family Health Centers Graduates

Congratulations to the recent Family Health Centers (FHC) graduates of CCYD’s Essential Skills Training.  This is a great partnership between CCYD and FHC.

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CAS Students and Lt. Governor Brown

  Look who some CAS students ran into at the Masonville Cove Environmental  Education Center.

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CCYD in the News

Read the Amazing Jacques Kelly article in The Baltimore Sun about the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development!

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The Chesapeake Center for Youth Development

301 East Patapsco Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21225

Tel: 410-355-4698 • Fax: 410-354-8160