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Tuel Center

Brief Description of Services

The Tuel Center program is designed to fill the gap between supervised placement and independent living by teaching independent living skills with a “hands-on” approach. “We at the Tuel Center are committed to learning and working together through education, role-modeling, and mutual respect. Our goal is to shape today’s youth into tomorrow’s successful adult.”

Employment Skills Development: 

  • Preparing for gaining and maintaining employment

Basic Living Skills:

  • Meal Preparation
  • Housekeeping
  • Budgeting
  • Time Management
  • Self-Preservation
  • Community Resource training

Therapeutic Services:

  • Clinical Evaluation
  • Supportive Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Medication Management
  • Drug/Alcohol Education

Case Management Services

Admission Criteria:

18-20 year old male or female in DHHR custody under a voluntary FC 18 agreement.
Willingness and motivation to participate in the Tuel Center program.
Physically able to participate in the Tuel Center program.

For questions or additional information contact:

Pam Jeffers, Program Manager
(304) 455-0270


All referrals can be made to YSS Central Referral at (304) 233-9627 or 1-800-YSS 8918