YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER
INSPIRE. EQUIP. GUIDE.
25+ years of brightening the futures of our children.
Youth Development Center (YDC) is a non-profit organization providing an after school academic program for at-risk students in grades 1–6 in Houston’s Greater Fifth Ward. YDC is licensed through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Our program is provided free of charge to our students.
YDC meets Monday through Thursday of the academic year. Our program provides the following for our students:
Results-oriented academic development with classrooms supervised by certified teachers
Leadership training and character development based on Christian values
Nutritious hot meals
Transportation from selected campuses to YDC and home at the
end of the day (within 5-mile radius of YDC campus)
Field trip opportunities during the school year
Summer enrichment program