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    Inspiring and connecting youth to achieve a future beyond imagination.

What We Do

Youth Solutions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing Michigan’s youth the support and experiences that prepare them for their futures. Youth Solutions aims to ensure every youth in Michigan has access to career-focused education. Career-focused education is about helping youth navigate their path, whether it leads to college, credential attainment, the military, an apprenticeship or entering the workforce after graduation.

2023 Impact Report

To learn more about our impact in Michigan, view our impact report.

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To learn more about our organization and our focused strategy, click to download our strategic plan.

Jobs for Michigan's Graduates

Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) is the premier program for Youth Solutions. It is a comprehensive program for youth in and out of schools, helping them identify a pathway for post-secondary success, while overcoming individual barriers.

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Youth Solutions Select

Youth Solutions (YS) Select is a school-wide approach designed to assist schools in creating and sustaining an effective, multi-year career development program. Schools receive guidance and resources to establish impactful career development programs that equip students with essential skills for informed decision-making and success beyond high school.

Invest in our Youth

As a partner, we connect you to a diverse group of motivated and inspired young people ready to achieve their future goals. By investing in our youth, you are also investing in your community.

Our organization has positively impacted more than

35,300+

*Total number as of 2/15/24*

youth across Michigan and will continue to evolve our offerings to ensure their ultimate success

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Our Events

Through our youth focused events, we are able to introduce youth to a wide range of experiences and connect them with opportunities that will help shape their future.

Holding Hands

JMG is a place for me to be myself, present my ideas, learn leadership skills, and find the right job for me.

- Miles 

Learn About our Impact

Learn how we are changing the lives of Michigan's youth and helping them achieve a future beyond imagination by reading our latest stories and blogs.

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Safety & Support Resources

We understand that life can present overwhelming challenges, but you are never alone. We are committed to providing a lifeline by sharing essential safety and support resources that can help you or someone you care about during difficult times.

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Trained counselors are available 24/7 to provide immediate support and intervention. 

OK2SAY - Michigan Student Safety Program: A student safety program which allows students to confidentially report tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at students, school employees, and schools.

Michigan 2-1-1: A free service that connects Michigan residents with help and answers from thousands of health and human services agencies and resources right in their communities.

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