Youth Services


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Sylvania Area Family Services, Inc (SAFS) is now a licensed child care center!  Our program runs 3:00pm to 6:00pm; offering a structured homework program.  Homework is done, completed, and checked before placed back in your child’s backpack.  Transportation will be provided from your child’s school (with 5 or more children from each school) to SAFS each week-day, and pick-up by parents is required by 5:30pm. If later there will be an hourly fee charged. The registration packet will be uploaded soon.

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Summer Enrichment Camp:

As a registered day camp provider through the State of Ohio and licensed child care center, SAFS offers 10 weeks of summer fun for youth who otherwise might not have an opportunity to participate in such a program.  Our programs are designed to offer a different theme each week with curriculum that is fun an engaging.  This year’s themes:  Space Week, Outdoor Adventure Week, Safari Week, Flight Week, Build It Week, Camp Miakonda Week, Goofy Games Week, Water Week, Alternative Sport Week, and Cardboard Carnival Week that will be combined with Veggie Palooza! You can now download your Summer Camp ChildCarePacket2017 here, also you’re able to click on the invest now and pay your registration fee.  Your child’s registration will be complete once we review that the application is complete.

 

Backpack School Supply Program: Each year SAFS provides students in the Sylvania
School District with NEW backpacks filled with 13754179_10153808189602749_5780123634304222618_nthe tools they need to start the school year.  This year’s date is Friday, August 4th! We hope to distribute over 300 backpacks filled with the essentional supplies along with our Back 2 School BBQ, inflatables, facepainting and more.

 

Youth Volunteer Program:
Now in our second year, we have exceeded 10,000 hours of community service, equivelant to over $200,000 of service to SAFS.  If you are interested in helping us, please complete the attached Volunteer Form!

The Sylvania Youth Diversion Program:  SYDP is a voluntary program for first-time, non-violent, youth offenders 11-17 years of age (18 if still in high school). Successful completion of this family program results in no juvenile record of conviction for the youth.

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How to Get Involved: Please pick a program you are interested in:
After School/Mentoring ProgramSummer Enrichment CampYouth Diversion ProgramCommunity Service HoursSocial & Youth ServicesWeekend Backpack Food ProgramBackpack to School Barbeque (School Supplies Distribution

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Programming is provided free-of-charge to eligible families recommended by Sylvania elementary school counselors and identified as low-income or "at-risk".

After School Programs


SAFS served 40-45 youth (2014)
As a licensed day camp provider through the State of Ohio, SAFS offers six weeks of summer fun for children who have completed Kindergarten thru 5th grade. It is an action packed program which includes swimming weekly at Plummer pool as well as field trips that include a Mud Hens Baseball game, Toledo Art Museum, and Toledo Zoo as well as participation in Camp Miakonda activities such as archery and the BMX bike course. Limited scholarships are available to assist those who otherwise might not have an opportunity to participate in such a program.

Summer Camp


SAFS served 45-50 kids (2014)
SYDP is a voluntary program for first-time, non-violent, youth offenders 11-17 years of age (18 if still in high school). Successful completion of this family program results in no juvenile record of conviction for the youth.

The Sylvania Youth Diversion Program


SAFS served 65 Youth and Families (2014)

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