Welcome to The Youth Connection

The Youth Connection is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Southeast Michigan connecting youth to a brighter future. We are committed to providing high-quality youth programs, advocacy and supportive services. We connect youth, young adults and their families to resources and opportunities that enrich their lives, with special attention to those who are underserved.

The Youth Connection Is In The #GivingTuesday #MyGivingStory Contest!

The Youth Connection joined the #GivingTuesday #MyGivingStory contest! Our academic remediation coaches who teaches and tutors our youth explains why being apart of our non-profit is the reason to give back and contribute. #MyGivingStory voting has ended. GivingTuesday will inform us if we will recieve more funding for our youth. The Youth Connection would like to thank everyone for reading, liking and sharing our story and helping to connect our youth to a brighter future!

The Youth Connection Has Entered The Global Giving Open Challenge!

The Youth Connection was selected by global giving to be one of their non-profit organizations to participate in their December 2015 national giving campaign! As part of the Global Giving Open Challenge, we need to raise $5000 from 40 unique donors in just 30 days! Stay Connected by filling out the form below to find out ways you can help us connect our youth to a brighter future!

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Thank you Michigan First Credit Union!

The Youth Connection would like to thank Michigan First Credit Union for their unexpected visit to our offices earlier this month and donation of $1,000 to The Youth Connection to support our youth programming.We appreciate their generosity and willingness to work with us and our youth in the future! Thank you!

Looking for Gift Ideas? Click on the Image Below to Shop the Chiefs Cooking for Kids Online Store!

Click on the image below to take a peek at silent auction items from the 2015 Chiefs Cooking for Kids that are still available. There are many items ranging from freshwater pearl jewelry to a stay and dine package from Motor City Casino that would make terrific holiday gifts or a nice indulgence for you while helping The Youth Connection connect our youth to a brighter future. Shop now by clicking below!

2015 Chiefs Cooking for Kids Was a Huge Success!

The Youth Connection would like to thank all of the people who came out to support us at our 2015 Chiefs Cooking for Kids event on October 8th! Everybody had a great time enjoying good food, good music, good friends and an old-fashioned cook-off style competition. Congradulations to our New Chief Chef, Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon! Click on the image below to view the Chief's Cooking for Kids gallery!

Support Us !!!

Our youth need your help! Our address to send donations by mail is:


The Youth Connection, Inc.

4777 E. Outer Drive

Suite 1340

Detroit, MI 48234

(Phone): 313-826-7099


The Youth Connection accepts all major credit cards and PayPal as well! To donate, please click on the "Donate" button below!

Our Sponsors

The Current Sponsor of the month is Michigan First Credit Union!


Check out our Events page to find out information and photos of prior events and what we are organizing in the near future.

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TYC In The News

The Youth Connection is in the News! Click on the picture above for our latest press releases, news clippings and links to stories about TYC!

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