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  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center 2023 holiday

  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Group Photo

  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teen Cutting Fabric

  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teen Halloween Craft

  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teen Painting Pumpkin Halloween

  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teens Eating Ice Cream

  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Thanksgiving meal 2023

  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center

  • Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teens Cooking

  • Certificate of Excellence awarded to Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center teen

  • Digital Vibez gang awareness presentation with the Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center

  • Fishing trip with the Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center

  • Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center craft project

  • Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center Gang Awareness Day

  • Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center teens in 2023

  • Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center's staff and mentors assisted with food distribution

  • Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center CPR training

  • Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center student graduate

  • Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center student received NCCER Pre-Apprenticeship Certification for HVAC

  • Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center's Saturday fishing group

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https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Group Photo.png
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teen Cutting Fabric.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teen Halloween Craft.png
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teen Painting Pumpkin Halloween.png
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Teens Eating Ice Cream.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center Thanksgiving meal 2023.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center.png
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Belle Glade Youth Empowerment CenterTeens Cooking.png
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Certificate of Excellence awarded to Belle Glade Youth Empowerment Center teen.png
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Digital Vibez gang awareness presentation with the Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Fishing trip with the Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center craft project.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center Gang Awareness Day.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center teens in 2023.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Lake Worth Youth Empowerment Center's staff and mentors assisted with food distribution.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center CPR training.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center student graduate.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center student received NCCER Pre-Apprenticeship Certification for HVAC.jpg
https://discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Slideshows/Main/Riviera Beach Youth Empowerment Center's Saturday fishing group.jpg

Overview

The Youth Empowerment Centers (YEC) provide activities and services to  youth ages 11-19, including after-school educational and recreational programs/activities. The YEC focuses on empowering youth, nurturing health, fostering education, encouraging leadership and community involvement, and career opportunities.

Services and Activities

A partial list of after-school and during the summer services and activities provided by the YECs are as follows:

  • Homework assistance, tutoring and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) skill building
  • Mentoring support
  • Life skills, financial literacy and leadership skills training
  • College readiness and tours
  • Career exploration/readiness, employability skills training, summer internships and job placement assistance
  • Community service projects incorporating reflective learning
  • Connectivity to resources
  • Youth/teen advisory council meetings to recommend programs, activities and policy for the YECs
  • Other services and supports

 

Monthly Calendars​

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 Contact Us

Valerie Messineo

Senior Program Specialist

50 S Military Trail, Suite 203
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

(561) 242-5730  

VMessine@pbcgov.org

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Contact Us

Youth Empowerment Centers

Valerie Messineo

Senior Program Specialist

50 S Military Trail, Suite 203
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

(561) 242-5730  

vmessine@pbcgov.org

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