Lakes Center for Youth & Families serves the youth and families in the Forest Lake School District in Washington and Anoka counties and all of Chisago County of Minnesota.Outcomes and Social Return on Investment

Did you know…

  • In 2016, LC4YF worked with over one thousand youth, families and volunteers
  • 95% of participants in LC4YF teen enrichment and leadership programs improve or maintain average or better grades in school
  • 88% of 2014 mentoring program matches lasted more than six months; 70% lasted more than 12 months.
  • 78% of youth referred to the community justice program due to illegal activities (property offenses, assault, alcohol and drug offenses, status offenses) had no further involvement with the juvenile justice system one year after program completion.


Click below to learn more about the real impact LAYSB has on the community:

Youth Intervention Program-Social Return on Investment Executive Summary

Youth Intervention Program Social Return – Full Report

2016 Highlights - Clients in Review