501 21st Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 yec@wpb.org (561) 804-4930

About YEC


The City of West Palm Beach Youth Empowerment Centers provide a safe and nurturing environment for teenage youth. At the centers, students obtain helpful information and gain positive experiences that assist them to shape their character and their values.

The objective of the youth empowerment program is to address those issues confronting teenagers by offering them a variety of prevention base programs. Youth Empowerment Programs expose teens to positive opportunities, which promote positive choices, and in turn, promote positive results.

The program serves youth ages 12 to 19. Professional staff provide programming that focuses on:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial management
  • Life-skills
  • Technology