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Lakes Area Youth Assistance

850 Ladd Road, Building D
Walled Lake, MI 48390
Phone: (248) 956-5070   

What is Lakes Area Youth Assistance?

Lakes Area Youth Assistance (LAYA) is a non-profit organization that offers professional counseling services and conducts programs for youth and their families who live within the Walled Lake Consolidated School District. Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through volunteer involvement. LAYA is one of 26 programs of the Oakland County Circuit Court-Family Division.

If I need Youth Assistance services, how much will it cost me?

LAYA services are free to residents of Walled Lake Consolidated School District. Non-residents will be referred to the appropriate Youth Assistance office.

What are Youth Assistance services?

  • Referral services
  • Youth and Family Counseling
  • Family Education programs
  • Summer Camp
  • Skill Building Scholarships
  • Youth/Adult Mentors PLUS program
  • Youth Recognition

Who can refer youth and families?

  • Parents
  • School Personnel
  • Police Officers
  • Concerned Citizens

What are some reasons to refer youth?

  • Family conflict problems
  • School or home truancy
  • School or home incorrigibility
  • Shoplifting
  • Substance abuse issues
  • Curfew violations

Who sponsors Lakes Area Youth Assistance?

Oakland County Probate Court/Circuit Court-Family Division, City of Walled Lake, City of Wixom, Commerce Township, Village of Wolverine Lake, and Walled Lake Consolidated Schools.