LIFTING YOUNG LIVES
Founded in 1974, CCYD's mission addresses the educational and developmental needs of youth at high risk of encountering serious problems due to educational deficits, troubled family relationships, juvenile delinquency, and limited employment opportunities. To help and encourage young people to set realistic goals for themselves and help them realize those goals. CCYD provides high quality and comprehensive services through programs and partnerships with other organizations.
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.