UAY will be hosting a Spring Clothing Drive for Teens on Wednesday, March 12th from 3:30-7:30pm. On this day, young people ages 12-18 will be invited to “shop” for FREE name brand, gently used clothes at the UAY Youth Center, located at 355 Iowa Avenue. Please invite young people from your program, agency, or school to UAY to receive free spring and summer […]
The Iowa ACES 360 project interviewed a Teen Parent Program participant about her experience with the Teen Parent Program and how she feels it has impacted her parenting and reduced the risk of child abuse.
The United Action for Youth (UAY) School of the Arts is a ten session, studio arts program that is open to all junior high and high school students. The 2014 School of the Arts program will be held on Thursdays from 3:30-5:30pm beginning February 27th and will be held in the basement of North Hall located […]
R4Y is April 27th, 2014!!! Register HERE! (Coming soon…) Ride 4 Youth (R4Y) is a local charity bike ride that directly benefits United Action for Youth (UAY). UAY is a local, community-based service organization that provides countless programs for local Iowa City and Johnson County Youth. R4Y is fully supported and has three routes of varying […]
To register for the Kid’s First classes please click HERE (you will need the case number for your divorce in order to register and the case number will start with “CDDM” and then have numbers) . To learn more about UAY’s Kids First Classes please click HERE.
Kids First workshops are for school-age children of divorcing parents in Johnson County. The workshops are designed to help kids understand and cope with their parents’ separation and divorce. The workshops give children a place to talk about their feelings. Workshops are interactive and utilize artwork, games, videos, discussions, and role playing. Kids take a […]
United Action for Youth has provided counseling services for teens and their parents since 1970. UAY offers a variety of activities and services, which includes formal therapy by licensed mental health counselors, mediation and crisis resolution services or informal counseling and skill building. New clients can print intake forms here: Client Intake Form Treatment Authorization Form Confidentiality Policy […]
The programs offered at UAY range from art, music, special interest groups, leadership training, and so much more. Promoting positive youth development encourages kids to reach their full potential! Groups Share ideas, speak up, and act out! Music Start a band, take lessons, record music. Challenge Yourself Trained instructors help you grow to achieve new […]
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