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.
(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:
Social Responsibility & Character Building
Gang Resistance Education
Human Trafficking Awareness