A significant factor for individual and family stability is earning a steady income. Y programs such as adult literacy, GED preparation and job training are critical to helping people obtain the essential skills that will set them on a path towards employment and self–sufficiency.
The Y is committed to providing people–focused solutions when and where it's needed most, such as drug abuse prevention and treatment services and counseling.
Head Start is a federal program that promotes school readiness by enhancing social, cognitive and emotional development in children from birth through five years old. This valuable program ensures children in underserved communities receive early learning opportunities and provides families with health and nutrition services.
We believe that inclusivity creates stronger, more connected communities and welcome people of all abilities to participate in our programs and services. From camping to swimming to educational enrichment, we provide accommodations to make these activities accessible to all.
The Y believes it's important for everyone to be safe and comfortable around water. We offer Safety Around Water programs and swim lessons in all communities — especially those in which kids are at a higher risk of drowning.
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The Y is there for your community. Our community resources and disaster response efforts – such as natural disaster relief, food programs and more – help bring support to you and your neighbors during challenging times.
Our resources can help you plan community–based volunteer projects.
The Y is there for communities, especially in times of disaster. Our resources, volunteers and fundraising efforts can help get people back on their feet.