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    Inspiring and connecting youth to achieve a future beyond imagination.

What We Do

Youth Solutions is a 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.


Learn more about our targeted services:

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.

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


*Total number as of 2/15/24*

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

Our Events

We raise the youth voice, offering leadership opportunities and interactive events that support our young people and connect them to potential future employers, colleges, trade schools and those who positively impact 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 

Hear from our 2023 Youth of the Year

Every year, three outstanding youth from our premier program, Jobs for Michigan's Graduates (JMG), are recognized for their leadership skills at our annual Career Development Conference (CDC). Two current program participants and one alumni receive this annual recognition for their success and accomplishments in the program and beyond. All three are outstanding assets to the Youth Solutions community.

Brooke Modro - Youth of the Year at Career Development Conference  2023

Brooke Modro


Youth of the Year

Hartford High School

Youth Solutions

Saylar Alumni of the Year 2023

Saylar Busher


Alumni of the Year

Bridge Academy of Southwest Michigan

Lailah Youth of the Year CDC 2023.

Lailah Smith


Youth of the Year

Downriver Community Conference

Southeast Michigan Community Alliance - SEMCA 

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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.


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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