Youth Resources


GA Positive Pathways: Mentoring Children of Promise

To make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth primarily through a professionally-supported one on one relationship with a caring adult, and to assist them in achieving their highest potential as they grow to become responsible men and women by providing trained, committed volunteers and a program and services which enhance the volunteer efforts

Service Area(s): Crisp Dooly Macon Marion Schley Sumter Webster Wilcox

Sumter County Schools Community Learning Centers

To provide tutorial services and instruction after school for grades 9-12. Promoting Academic Student Success (PASS) for high school students to provide an opportunity to receive credit recovery and increase graduation rate

Service Area(s): Sumter

GA Center for Youth

A dedicated, caring and unique group of people serving troubled youth. We provide a nurturing environment necessary to foster change, growth, and maturity so that our children reach their maximum potential. Serving with compassion, skill, effectiveness and respect, we make a difference in each child’s life. Residential Treatment: Each child is supported by a staff consisting of a psychiatrist, a client advocate, Human Service professionals and nursing staff. Educational Program: GA Certified teachers provide the educational program for students. Teachers are trained to work with learning disabilities and behavior disorders. Therapeutic Foster Care: Placement in certified therapeutic foster homes provided. Foster families will be supported with on-going case management and 24-hour crisis intervention as needed.

Service Area(s): GA

Sumter County Cooperative Extension Service/Sumter County Agricultural Center

To assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing citizens.

Service Area(s): Sumter
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