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Youth Intervention Specialists

Our goal is to provide services which will improve academic opportunities for all youth in school grades PreK-12 in the 6 county service area. These services include, but are not limited to: tutoring, homework labs, career counseling, assisting with afterschool programs, summer programming, planning community educational events, and being a positive role model for all youth.


Office Location Youth Intervention Specialist Office Cell
3-Mile Office Leilani Defoe 231-534-7747 231-631-9900
M22 Youth Building

Open Position 



Tribal Youth Enrichment Program Request Form

TYEP 2023


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Week 3- Coping Skills Bingo

Week 4- Butterfly Hug

Week 5- Calming Bottle

Week 6- 5 Ways to Manage Big Emotions


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