The program provides direct services to at-risk adolescents and their families which include academic remediation, GED prep, behavior modification, training in coping and stress management skills, creating a foundation in goal development and problem solving, individual and group counseling, as well as training in employability and life skills. The services an individual student receives are tailored to address the factors putting them at risk and are in accordance with their appropriate long-term goals. The Shelby County Juvenile Court, the Shelby County School System, the Alabaster City Schools System, the Department of Human Resources and Mental Health, and private individuals may make referrals to The DAY Program.
The DAY Program operates on a year-round basis on a quarter calendar schedule. Students attend the program Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. until 2:45 P.M. Office hours are from 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Transportation to and from the program is also available on a limited basis. Family counseling is an integral focus of the Program.
To become the premier alternative educational and clinical services program
for at-risk youth in Shelby County, Alabama, by providing a pathway for success.