Youth Career Academy
Youth Career Academy- Genesee County
The Youth Career Academy is located at 1309 N. Ballenger Hwy., Flint MI 48502 on the Bethel United Methodist campus. Peckham Career Academy is a community-based, comprehensive, intensive vocational training program. The program accepts referrals entirely from Genesee County Judicial Circuit Court who refers young offenders between the ages of 15 -18. The Career Academy was designed to provide vocational training options to youth involved with the 7th Judicial Circuit Court. In addition to vocational services, Peckham YCA also provides GED services for youth with this academic goal. The programs goal is to reduce recidivism, improve social functioning, increase vocational performance and provide job skills training for youth that have been unsuccessful in traditional settings.
Youth Career Academy- Ingham County
Peckham’s Youth Career Academy (YCA) is a collaboration of Peckham, the Ingham County 30th
Circuit Court-Family Division, and the Ingham Intermediate School District. YCA is a community-based, comprehensive, intensive vocational training program. Referrals are accepted entirely from the Ingham County 30th
Judicial Circuit Court – Family Division who refers court involved youth between the ages of 15-18. YCA believes community based programs are a viable alternative to residential placement and encourages the development of structured programs designed to provide a continuum of support services to at risk youth and their families. YCA is designed to provide a continuum of support services and vocational readiness to moderate-risk youth.