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Mentors Plus Program Celebrates with Picnic, Seeks Volunteers

October 15th 2019

Each of the mentors agrees to spend a minimum of one hour a week with a young person, who could use some extra support from their community.

Student Art and Cereal Make for Special Night in Holly

April 21st 2019

Student Art and Cereal Make for Special Night in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 21, 2019) Holly, MI – Using brushstrokes of blue,  green, and black, seven-year-old Matthew Flores quietly focused on painting a bowl while an school building full of kids and parents – many extra lively from the cereal buffet in the next […]

Holly Area Youth Assistance Serves as Safety Net for Kids

January 21st 2019

Holly Area Youth Assistance Serves as Safety Net for Kids (Mel Corrigan, Jan. 21, 2019) Holly, MI – Tucked into a small office suite in the rear of Karl Richter Campus is Holly Area Youth Assistance (HAYA). HAYA was established in 1964 and has been serving students and families residing within the Holly Area School […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

These Kids are Stars- Bloomfield Youth Assistance Helps them Shine

May 7th 2018

These Kids are Stars- Bloomfield Youth Assistance Helps them Shine (Sam Gurwin, May 6, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Not your glamorous celebrities strutting up to the podium for an acting award. This night is about student heroes making positive changes in the local community of Bloomfield Hills. Changes that began with wanted effort to […]

Taste of Berkley to Benefit Youth Assistance May 17

May 7th 2018

Taste of Berkley to Benefit Youth Assistance May 17 BERKLEY – April 25, 2018 – Berkley/Huntington Woods Youth Assistance is holding its eighth annual Taste of Berkley which will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Berkley Community Center, 2400 Robina Ave. in Berkley. Adults 21 and over […]

Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance

February 2nd 2018

Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance Waterford, MI- Throughout Oakland County volunteers are needed to mentor through Oakland County Youth Assistance. A little of your time can make a big difference. As a Mentors Plus volunteer, only a few hours of your time each month, will help a young person in your community. […]

Blues Festival Wraps up with Party at Rosie’s Feb. 3

February 1st 2018

Blues Festival Wraps up with Party at Rosie’s Feb. 3 Ferndale, MI – On the last day of the Candle Wick Shoppe’s Ferndale Blues & Music Festival Rosie O’Grady’s will be hosting a free wrap up party. Starting at 10am the event will feature The Little Rascals feat. Greg Jaqua: A Tribute to Elvis Presley, […]

Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance

January 11th 2018

Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance Waterford, MI- Throughout Oakland County volunteers are needed to mentor through Oakland County Youth Assistance. A little of your time can make a big difference. As a Mentors Plus volunteer, only a few hours of your time each month, will help a young person in your community. […]

Oakland County Youth Assistance Mentor Training Sept. 23

September 10th 2017

Oakland County Youth Assistance Mentor Training Sept. 23 Waterford, MI – A little of your time can make a big difference. As a Mentors Plus volunteer, only a few hours of your time each month, will help a young person in your community. Be a positive adult role model for someone 5 to 16 years […]