The Vietnamese Youth Development Center (VYDC) offers program that enriches, challenges and promote the youth and families in our community. Services include: job-readiness, substance abuse prevention, counseling/case management, youth development groups, educational counseling, after-school programming, leadership training, arts and recreational activities. Founded over 30 years ago, VYDC serves over 500 young people each year. Our mission is empower under-served Asian-Pacific Islander and urban youth with the knowledge and confidence to define their future and reach their full potential. We do this by developing leadership skills, supporting academics, providing job opportunities, and strengthening relationships with family and community.