LINK@The Y is a free after school program for at-risk teens serving students of the Catoosa County Public Schools age 11-17. Students are referred to the program from their teachers, staff and other school officials. LINK@The Y provides teens with positive support and relationships to help change negative behaviors that will prevent them from becoming successful adults. Supported through the partnership of schools, churches, agencies and individual donations, the program strives to serve 35 students school year.

Program Mission Statement:
Community links joined together in a chain to support young adults academically, physically, spiritually and socially.

Program Daily/Weekly Activities:

  • Group Therapy (Let’s Talk About It)
  • Homework Tutoring & Grade Monitoring
  • Rigorous Physical Activity
  • Service Learning Projects
  • Healthy Snack/Dinner
  • Ensure Safe Transportation Home

Support LINK@The Y

Volunteers Needed:
Each day, volunteers help YMCA staff with delivery of the program. If you or your group would like to help, please contact John Donahoo at or 706.935.2226.