YouthCare’s University District Youth Center (UDYC) Celebrates Black History Month with Soul Food Day!

Today, YouthCare’s UDYC hosted Soul Food Day to celebrate Black History Month. Each staff member chose their favorite soul food specialty to share, pot-luck style, with fellow staff and for youth accessing services. The result was a delicious success! From collard greens, fried chicken, sweet tea, and pecan pie, the delicious food prepared by staff today not only… Read More of “YouthCare’s University District Youth Center (UDYC) Celebrates Black History Month with Soul Food Day!”

More Than a GED Program: Art & Social Justice Curriculum Encourages Students to Be Active Learners

Youth without a high school diploma or GED have a 346% higher risk of experiencing homelessness. YouthCare’s robust education programs reduce that risk by helping young people build the academic skills needed for long-term stability. We’re thrilled to announce a new addition to our education programs: YouthCare’s GED Program at UDYC. The program is available… Read More of “More Than a GED Program: Art & Social Justice Curriculum Encourages Students to Be Active Learners”

I Am Important: A farewell to the Zine Project

For the last few years, Finn Cottom has been the Lead Instructor with the Zine Project (Zine), a pre-employment training program at YouthCare that helps homeless youth write and produce their own work of creativity while working on employment. Finn knows that the word “zine” conjures up the image of a cut-and-paste guerilla magazine from… Read More of “I Am Important: A farewell to the Zine Project”

YouthCare Welcomes University District Youth Center

On January 1, 2016, YouthCare welcomed the University District Youth Center (UDYC) into our continuum of services. Formerly operated by Catholic Community Services, UDYC provides drop-in and basic needs services, case management, and hosts a Seattle Public Schools Interagency Academy for homeless and at-risk youth in the University District. YouthCare and UDYC coming together ensures… Read More of “YouthCare Welcomes University District Youth Center”