Lakes Area Youth Assistance
615 N. Pontiac Trail · Walled Lake, MI 48390 · (248) 956-5070
What is Youth Assistance?
Youth Assistance is a non-profit organization that offers professional counseling services and conducts programs for youth and their families who live within the Walled Lake School District. Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through volunteer involvement. LAYA is one of 26 programs of the Oakland County Probate Court/Circuit Court-Family Division.
If I need Youth Assistance services, how much will it cost me?
LAYA services are free to residents of Walled Lake School District. Non-residents will be referred to the appropriate Youth Assistance office.
What are Youth Assistance services?
- Referral services
- Youth and Family Counseling
- Family Education programs
- Summer camp
- Skill Building Scholarships
- Youth/Adult Mentors PLUS program
- Youth Recognition
Who can refer youth and families?
- School Personnel
- Police Officers
- Concerned citizens
What are some reasons to refer youth?
- Family conflict problems
- School or home truancy
- School or home incorrigibility
- Substance abuse issues
- Curfew violations
Who sponsors Lakes Area Youth Assistance?
Oakland County Probate Court/Circuit Court-Family Division, City of Walled Lake, City of Wixom, Commerce Township, Village of Wolverine Lake, and Walled Lake Consolidated Schools.