The Youth Connection Career Academies (TYCCA) -                  Resource for Independent Skills Enhancement (RISE) Program

Youth in Transition (YIT) Closed Case Services Available!

Services May Be Available for Youth Aged Out of Foster Care

In addition to receiving other services TYCCA Career Pathways provides such as Life Skills and FREE job trainings to earn credentials, youth ages 18-22 who have aged out of the foster care system may also be able to access Youth in Transition (YIT) Closed Case Services through our Resource for Independent Skills Enhancement (RISE) Program. If eligible, youth may access these services until their 23rd birthday. Eligibility must be determined for each youth regarding which services they are eligible to receive. Services vary by participant and may include assistance with transportation, housing, educational supports and much more! TYCCA only services youth with cases managed by Wayne County MDHHS.


If you're interested in determining your eligibility, please click here to fill out the REFFERAL FORM.



Upon verification of eligibility, youth may be able to access YIT closed case supportive services until their 23rd birthday. PLEASE NOTE: youth may be eligible for some or all of the following YIT services.

  • Housing Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Educational Supports
  • Pre-College Expenses
  • Housing/Baby Start-Up Goods
  • Interviewing Clothing
  • Much More!


Below is a list of the minimum documentation participants will need to submit IF they are deemed eligible to receive services. Additional documents may be requested at a later date.

  • Birth Certificate (for self and any dependents/minor children)
  • Court Order
  • Driver's License/State ID
  • Social Security Card
  • If applicable, Proof of Employment (Pay Stubs for last 6 months)
  • If applicable, Proof of Active Bank Account (Account statement)
  • If applicable, Proof of Health Insurance
  • If applicable, High School Diploma or Equivanlency
  • If applicable, Proof of College Enrollment or Current Class Schedule
  • Copy of Physical/Health Appraisal & Dental Records
  • Copy of Resume


To learn more about YIT services and the enrollment process, please attend one of our monthly Virtual YIT Information Sessions. Each month, dates will be posted to this webpage along with information on how to access these sessions via Zoom. Our next sessions are as follows:


January 13, 2021 10:00am   

Meeting ID: 870 6963 9140
Passcode: 181253


January 13, 2021 4:00pm

Meeting ID: 884 3238 4157
Passcode: 806882


February 10, 2021 10:00am

Meeting ID: 817 8852 1755
Passcode: 742899


February 10, 2021 4:00pm

Meeting ID: 854 8029 6037
Passcode: 936915



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