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800 Oak Avenue
Wyoming, Ohio 45215
(513) 821.2428 Telephone
(513) 821.3707 Fax
Our business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Extended service hours may be available upon request.
For all service learning opportunities check out our newsletter.
February 2013 newsletter
May Calendar 2013
Kimberly Hauser, MA, MSW, LISW-S
Meghan Shelton, MSW, LSW
After School Program Coordinator:
Service Learning Coordinator:
Angie Reichert-Hester, MA, ATR
WYS Annual Report
WYS 2011 Annual Report
Wyoming Youth Services Continues to Expand
Read the article
Summer 2013 Programs
Summer Program 2013 Packet
Summer Program Volunteer Form
Underage Drinking: A look at Peer Pressure and Emergency Responses
Watch the video
Make It Happen Clubs
Wyoming Youth Services wishes to thank WMS student Vishnu Paranandi for his moving video about the “Make it Happen” clubs service project with the Freestore/Foodbank
View the video
WYOMING YOUTH SERVICES… we’re more than just pancakes!
Thank You to the Wyoming Youth Services’ 12th Annual Pancake Breakfast
Sponsors & Donors
Gold Spatula Sponsor $500 +
Pete and Sandy Chronis-Reece-Campbell; Dr. Richard and Adrianne Freiberg; Levin Family Foundation; David and Mary Ann Montgomery; The Mombach Family; TriHealth Orthopedic and Spine Institute
Silver Spatula Sponsor $250 +
The Behrman Family; Amy Diamond and Eddie Wolf; Fredericks Landscaping; Sam and Marlene Guttman; Lynn and Don Larson; TriHealth Senior Services; Todd E. Williams, D.D.S.; Richard and Barb Ruddy; Tom and Barbara Tobias
Bronze Spatula Sponsor $100 +
Judi and Dan Cohen; Edward H. Cole, Jr.; The Ron Cramer Family; Dr. James Cryder; Emily Dietz; Rob and Kelly Fischer; Smiles 4 Kids Pediatric Dentistry; Talking Heads Salon; Nancy Ward
Pancake Lover Sponsors
The Blade Family; Greg and Sue Lewis; Santos Auto Service
Baroque Violin Shop; Sara Behrman; Bluebird Bakery; Booneshoft Museum; Yoga with Mary Ann Montgomery at the Centennial Barn; The Cheesecake Factory; Cincinnati Ballet; Cincinnati Museum Center; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; Cincinnati Reds; Cincinnati Zoo; Clearbrook Farms; Columbus Crew; Cooking with Caitlin; Cosmic Pizza; Cramer True Value; Crave; deCavel Family; Dewey’s Pizza; Django Western Taco; Dominion Liquid Technologies; down etc.; Dream Dinners Blue Ash; d’ Shon Shapiro; Esquire, Mariemont or Kenwood Theatre Group; First Watch-Kenwood; First Watch-Rookwood; Kelly and Michael Flood; Fresh Market; Gabby’s Café; GFS; Giving Families; Go Ape Rentals; Graeters; Grand Finale; Green Papaya; Half Day Café; Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza; Jean Phillipe Chocolatier; Jean Robert’s Table; Joseph Beth Booksellers; Andy Kaiser; KidsFirst; Kroger Company; LaRosa’s; Libby’s Gourmet Desserts; Mailender, Inc.; Meritage Restaurant; Steve Mombach; Mary Ann Montgomery at The Centennial Barn; McDonalds, Ison Management, Inc.; The Mercantile Library; Newport Aquarium; Oriental Wok; Penn Station; P.F. Chang’s; Red Onion; Robby’s Quality Alterations; Robinson Cleaners; Rock Quest; Laurie Ryan with Stella and Dot; Todd Ryan with Mike Albert Leasing; Sharper Stitch; Skatetown U.S.A.; Amy Snow; Sunny Delight; TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavillion; Twin’s House B&B; Wyoming Fine Arts Center; Wyoming Fire Department; Wyoming Golf Club; Wyoming LAX Club; Wyoming Meat Market; Wyoming Pastry Shop; Wyoming Recreation Department; Wyoming Swim Club; and YMCA Family Camp
Welcome to wyomingyouthservices.com. We hope that this website will prove to be a valuable resource to your family, with details of upcoming activities, parenting programs, and outings for youth. We also feature articles related to parenting and links to other parenting websites and resources. We welcome your feedback and any suggestions to improve this site.
Wyoming Youth Services is organized as a non-profit social service agency, and represents a unique partnership between the City of Wyoming, Wyoming Board of Education, Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, Junior Woman's Club of Wyoming, Wyoming PSA, and dedicated members of our community. Wyoming Youth Services organizes, collaborates, facilitates and leads this partnership to strengthen the community, its youth and their families. Our mission is to strengthen our community through prevention, support and volunteerism.
Wyoming Youth Services…
We strengthen our community through prevention, support and volunteerism.
How We Help Strengthen… Prevention
Grounded in scientific research conducted by The Search Institute, Developmental Assets® are considered the essential building blocks of healthy development. Think of assets as the "good stuff" our young people need to help them grow up to be healthy, caring and responsible citizens.
The following is a list of The 40 Developmental Assets® used by Wyoming Youth Services in our mission to strengthen every child in OUR community… through Prevention, Support and Volunteerism.
FAMILY SUPPORT: Family life provides high levels of love and support.
POSITIVE FAMILY COMMUNICATION: The young person and her or his parent(s) communicate positively and the young person is willing to seek advice from parents.
OTHER ADULT RELATIONSHIPS: The young person receives support from three or more non-parent adults.
CARING NEIGHBORHOOD: The young person experiences caring neighbors.
CARING SCHOOL CLIMATE: School provides a caring, encouraging environment.
PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN SCHOOLING: Parent(s) are actively involved in helping the young person succeed in school.
COMMUNITY VALUES YOUTH: The young person feels that adults in the community value youth.
YOUTH AS RESOURCES: Young people are given useful roles in the community.
SERVICE TO OTHERS: The young person serves in the community one hour or more per week.
SAFETY: The young person feels safe at home, school, and in the neighborhood.
BOUNDARIES & EXPECTATIONS
FAMILY BOUNDARIES: Family has clear rules and consequences and monitors the young person's whereabouts.
SCHOOL BOUNDARIES: School provides clear rules and consequences.
NEIGHBORHOOD BOUNDARIES: Neighbors take responsibility for monitoring young people's behavior.
ADULT ROLE MODELS: Parent(s) and other adults model positive behavior.
POSITIVE PEER INFLUENCE: The young person's best friends model responsible behavior.
HIGH EXPECTATIONS: Both parent(s) and teachers encourage the young person to do well.
CONSTRUCTIVE USE OF TIME
CREATIVE ACTIVITIES: The young person spends three or more hours per week in lessons or practice in music, theater, or other arts.
YOUTH PROGRAMS: The young person spends three or more hours per week in sports, clubs, or organizations at school and/or in the community.
RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY: The young person spends one or more hours per week in activities in a religious institution.
TIME AT HOME: The young person is out with friends "with nothing special to do" two or fewer nights per week.
COMMITMENT TO LEARNING
ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION: The young person is motivated to do well in school.
SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT: The yung person is actively engaged in learning.
HOMEWORK: The young person reports doing at least one hour of homework every school day.
BONDING TO SCHOOL: The young person cares about her or his school.
READING FOR PLEASURE: The young person reads for pleasure three or more hours per week.
CARING: The young person places high value on helping other people.
EQUALITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: The young person places high value on promoting equality and reducing hunger and poverty.
INTEGRITY: The young person acts on convictions and stands up for her or his beliefs.
HONESTY: The young person "tells the truth even when it is not easy".
RESPONSIBILITY: The young person accepts and takes personal responsibility.
RESTRAINT: The young person believes it is important not to be sexually active or to use alcohol or other drugs.
PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING: The young person knows how to plan ahead and make choices.
INTERPERSONAL COMPETENCE: The young person has empathy, sensitivity and friendship skills.
CULTURAL COMPETENCE: The young person has knowledge of and comfort with people of different cultural, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
RESISTANCE SKILLS: The young person can resist negative peer pressure and dangerous situations.
PEACEFUL CONFLICT RESOLUTION: The young person seeks to resolve conflict non-violently.
PERSONAL POWER: The young person feels he or she has control over "things that happen to me".
SELF-ESTEEM: The young person reports having a high self-esteem.
SENSE OF PURPOSE: The young person reports that "My life has a purpose".
POSITIVE VIEW OF PERSONAL FUTURE: The young person is optimistic about her or his personal future.
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