The Youth Connection is committed to providing high quality programs, advocacy and supportive services. We connect youth, young adults and their families in Metro Detroit to resources and opportunities that enrich their lives with special attention to those who are underserved.


The Youth Connection is the premiere leader in enhancing the lives of every individual we serve.



We will be accountable in our programming, in our performance and in our lives.



We are committed to providing cutting –edge services today that create opportunities for tomorrow.



We will provide moral and ethical services that are beyond reproach.



We will have unconditional regard for others.



We will see the need and make the difference.



We will relentlessly achieve the highest quality of service.



We are passionately committed to our youth, their families, and the communities we serve.



We will unite as one to get the job done.


Transformation Thursday Stories

Get to know our youth!

Read about our current and former youth and their accomplishments throughout our Career Academies (TYCCA) program.

I2D2 Fruit/Vegetable of the Month: Tangerines & Broccoli

Check out the Fruit/Vegetable of the Month where The Youth Connection features produce tips, facts, and healthy recipes that you can share with the entire family!

TYC Is On GlobalGiving!

The Youth Connection is vetted on GlobalGiving! Support our programs and donate to our GG project page “Connecting Detroit Youth to a Brighter Future!”

Support Us On AmazonSmile!

Shop at AmazonSmile and select The Youth Connection as your charitable organization, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your holiday purchase to TYC each time you order!

             Our address to send

Donations payable to The Youth Connection by mail is:

The Youth Connection, Inc.

4777 E. Outer Drive

Suite 1340

Detroit, MI 48234

(Phone): 313-826-7099

Our Sponsors

We would like to thank The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) for sponoring our 16th Annual After School Fair!


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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