Programs

Each of our campuses provide several outreach programs to better serve the young people in our care.

Harris County Leadership Academy (HCLA)


Alley Theatre - Slam Poetry

University of Houston - Street Law

Harris County Public Library for Library Services

Creativity Shell - Cooking & Sewing Classes

Harris County Youth Village (HCYV)


Alley Theatre - Slam Poetry

University of Houston - Street Law

Harris County Public Library for Library Services

Education Transition Center (ETC)


AAMA - The Career Pathways to Opportunity Program is an integrated career pathway model for vocational education and certification that addresses a young persons’ unique needs. During the program, young people receive a client intake interview and vocational education (workplace and business skills essentials) embedded in an Entrepreneurship and Small Business class.

WorkTexas - Provides vocational construction training. They partner directly with industry employers to align what and how they train students to meet industry partner needs.

Journey Through Life - Provides services to ETC students who qualify for Medicaid and present with barriers to functioning due to mental, psychological, or emotional health. Services provided at the ETC include life skills, social skills, and anger management.

VOICES - Change HAPPENS! - Facilitates 9 group sessions for female teaching de-escalation strategies and relationship-building skills.

Community Youth Services - Provides school-based crisis intervention, and prevention services, crisis counseling, case coordination services and linkages to community-based resources and school-based services.

Houston Threads - Provides free, new clothes to young people ages 12 through 21 through the referral form referenced on their website.

MARTK’D - Launched a Your Story Sneaker Workshop teaching marketing concepts to students and alumni by leveraging interest in sneaker culture.

Turning Point - Provides an onsite case worker to provide education, therapy, and Cannabis Youth Treatment programs.

TXRX Labs - Provides hands-on opportunities focused on employer-defined needs by leveraging active learning methods that engage real world experience through training modules, such as: Electricity and Basic Mobile Electrical Systems, Entry-level Installation Techniques and Shop Safety, Introduction to Mobile Audio and Video Systems, Introduction to Mobile Security and Convenience Systems, and Introduction to In-vehicle Information and Safety Systems.