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Youth Achievement Center

The Youth Achievement Center (YAC) is a Level II Residential Treatment Program for boys ages 12-17 diagnosed with a co-existing disorder, developmental/cognitive disability (IQ Score between 55-70) and mental health condition impacting functioning. Our program is based on a Positive Behavior Support model focusing on nurturing  and building skills. Community inclusion is a focus of our work.

  • Clinical/psychological evaluations;
  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management;
  • Individual, family and group counseling;
  • Case management;
  • Coordination of education with local public school system;
  • Tutoring/homework assistance;
  • Behavior management;
  • Daily living skill training including personal care, social skills &healthy life style;
  • Supported employment and vocational exploration;
  • Transportation assistance;
  • Recreational opportunities;
  • Linkage to after-school activities including clubs and organized sports

Location of Services:

54 Indiana Street
Wheeling, WV 26003 


Availability:

YAC is open 24 hours daily, seven days per week, 365 days per year.


Service Outcomes:

  • Improved adaptive skills functioning
  • Better educational attendance and performance
  • Increased employment skills
  • Established permanent connections
  • Improved interpersonal and social skills     

Contact Information:

Referrals are received 24 hours daily, seven days/week by Central Referral at 1-800-977-8918 or (304) 233-9627. 


Mailing Address:

Youth Services System, Inc.
P.O. Box 6041
Wheeling, WV 26003-0717