Youth Opportunity Center February Calendar

Youth Opportunity Center February 2012 Calendar

41 North 12th Street Minneapolis, MN 55403



  • Drop-in Center open, basic needs supplies, dinner @5:30 pm, resource and referrals by drop in staff.


Every Monday:

3:30 – 6:00 pm

  • Need legal counsel and advice? Youth Law Clinic available to meet one on one.

4– 5:00 pm–

  • OUT! group with Karissa (LGBTQ support group)

5-7:00 pm–

  • Teachers and tutors available for GED prep and homework help.

Special Opportunities

Monday February 13th @ 6pm–

  • Taxes and money management with Y-ILS. Preregistration is required.


Every Tuesday

3:30-5:00 pm

  • Beth is available to help educate and support new parents.

3-6:00 pm

  • Need to talk? Got Drama? Walk-in counseling with Shelly

3:30– 7:00 pm

  • Clinic services provided by Health care for the Homeless

4– 7:00 pm

  • Teachers and tutors available for GED prep and homework help


Special Opportunities

Feb. 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th @ 6:00 pm

  • Music project with Big Quarters and Kulture Klub

Feb 14th @ 11:00 am

  • Ragtime at Park Square Theater with Kulture Klub

Feb. 14th  @ 4:30 pm

  • Bingo, cake and ice cream in celebration of everybody born in February

Feb 14th and 28th @ 3:30-5 pm–

  • Child and Teen check up information with Ana.

Feb. 28th@ 2:30-700 pm

  • OPEN MIC night with Kulture Klub in the drop-in


Every Wednesday

10-6:00 pm

  • Need help with Medical Assistance? Food Stamps? Tina is available to help! (Feb. 22nd, Tina will be working 10-2:45 instead of her regular hours)

3-5:00 pm

  • GA for Minors (16-17 yr. olds) Walk in hours with Lindsay

3-5:00 pm

  • Looking for a job but need resume help? The Zone is here to help!

3:30-6:00 pm

  • We Want You Back! Staff available for Minneapolis Public School enrollment.

Special Opportunities

Feb. 1st and 8th@ 4pm

  • Yo Mama – Art making with moms and kids with Amoke Kubat and Kulture Klub



Every Thursday

11-1:00 pm

  • Need to talk? Got Drama? Walk-in counseling with Shannon.


  • Heidi is available for healthcare concerns

4-5:00 pm Group Time

  • SISTERS group
  • Men’s group

4-7:00 pm

  • Teachers and tutors available for GED prep and homework help.

Special Opportunities

Feb. 2nd and 9th @ 4 pm

  • Yo Mama – Art Making with moms and kids with Amoke Kubat and Kulture Klub

Feb. 16 @ 6 pm

  • Bill T. Jones at the Walker Art Center with Kulture Klub

Feb. 16th @ 3 pm

  • Learn more about the GLBT Host Home program and Avenues for Youth

Feb. 23rd @ 5 pm

  • MN College goal. Information and assistance to any college bound student applying for the 2012-2013 FAFSA.

Feb. 23rd @ 6 pm

  • Tour of African American artists at Walker Art Center with Kulture Klub



Every Friday

4 pm

  • Arts in Action will be holding informational sessions for the Healthy People project. Learn how you can be a Health Ambassador!

Youth Opportunity Center

Check out our Opportunities …

Hennepin County Rule 25/ Chemical Health Assessments

  • Youth interested in discussing their chemical use or wanting to get into treatment can make an appointment by calling the Welcome Center staff at 612.252.1203 or walk-in to see if an appointment is available. If leaving a message, please provide personal contact and insurance information if available.

Hennepin County Eligibility Supports

  • Youth needing to complete intake applications for all public assistance programs (cash, food support, health care and emergency) can come in every Wednesday between 10am-6pm. Call 612.252.1203 to make an appointment. Walk-ins may also be available.

YMCA Independent Living Skills Classes

  • Workshops designed to assist youth ages 16-20 in preparing for a life of independence. Workshops happen 2nd Monday of every month from 6-8pm. Interested youth should call Fatima Muhammad at 612.728. 7620 for more details. SPACE IS LIMITED!

Minneapolis Public Schools– “We Want You Back”

  • Provide information to students regarding educational services, options, possibilities and opportunities. Staff can help with enrollment and obtaining school records.

Health Care for the Homeless

  • The clinic can assess and treat all conditions that do not require emergency services. Services include treatment of general illnesses such as colds, flu and fever, short term management of chronic diseases like diabetes and asthma, family planning services including birth control, screening for sexually transmitted diseases, physicals and immunizations. No appointment or insurance is needed.

MN Visiting Nurse Agency (MVNA)

  • MVNA provides information through groups and one on one conversation on topics essential to the health and well being of pregnant and parenting youth and families.

Children’s Dental

  • Provides on-site dental care the 4th Tuesday of every month to clients with insurance or in the process of getting insurance. Calling 612.746.1530 ext. 211 to make appointments

Kulture Klub Collaborative

  • Art opportunities and programming designed for young people at ALL levels of artistic ability and experience.


  • Available twice a month. Call 612.252.1200 for dates and times

Learning Dreams

  • Learning Dreams staff help co-create a plan with participants to identify, seek out, and connect with people, places and activities that are steps toward ex-ploring and engaging with their passions and interests.

* This list is just a sample of the amazing partners you will find at the Youth Opportunity Center*

Questions about the Youth Opportunity Center? Do you have feedback or comments you would like to share?

Please call or email Marney Thomas



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