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Personal Development is vital to the overall success of youth and families served by the Youth & Family Services Department. In order to assist them in achieving success, Educational Achievement, Leadership Skills, and Social & Character Building are offered through our education programs.


(Summer Training in Youth Leadership & Employment)

STYLE is a youth program funded by the City of St. Petersburg that provides specific instruction and hands-on training in workplace-related skill sets such as entrepreneurship, finances, team building, problem-solving, critical thinking, effective business communications, professional appearance, and professional demeanor. The program is an eight-week program that serves fifty youth ages 14-16 years of age that reside in the City of St. Petersburg.

College Friends

(Youth Crime Prevention & Intervention Program)

YCPIP Provides a crime prevention and intervention program that serves as a deterrent to youths who are at risk of embarking on a life of crime. The program is a year-round program that serves youth ages 8-18 years of age. This program is made up of the following youth components:


  • Teen Summits

  • Tutoring

  • Employability Skills

  • Social Responsibility & Character Building

  • Anger Management

  • Gang Resistance Education

  • Human Trafficking Awareness

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