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Health, Wealth & Wellness Program
October - December 2022

Young Health Professionals (YHP) Program is an educational and experiential program for youth and young adults ages 16-22 interested in careers in the health professions and medicine. Students choose from a variety of programs and attend classroom sessions at the ProMedica Ebeid Institute, Mercy College and Owens Community College for 2-6 hours per week. Program trainings range from 4 to 16 weeks. Tuition and fees for each course varies. Students who complete the program and meet the program requirements are awarded a Certificate of Completion. Student participants interact with faculty and develop relationships with professional mentors to explore careers in Medicine, Nursing, health professions such as Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Radiological Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies, Dental Assistant, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Biotechnology, and Couple and Family Therapy, Pharmacy, and the Biomedical Sciences.

  • Healthy Start

Located just minutes away from the Gateway Youth Development administrative office, the ProMedica Ebeid Institute features a grocery store, teaching kitchen, computer lab and two large classrooms. The space allows for community programs such as cooking and nutrition classes, fitness classes, first aid & CPR classes and health screenings. Gateway youth will attend classes lead by Chefs and dietitians, teaching participants to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals.


Wellness Wednesdays
Cooking Classes Oct - Dec 2022   - Register Here

Mental Health
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Mental Health Mondays

1-on-1 Therapy Hour

Youth & young adults ages 14-22 will have the option to schedule a 1-hour 1-on-1 therapy session with a Licensed Therapist.

Every other Monday: 

Monday October 17th

Monday October 31st

Monday November 14th

Monday November 28th

Monday December 12th

10am - 2pm and 4pm - 8pm

Gateway Youth Development 1320 Madison Ave. 


Group Therapy

On the opposite Monday group sessions will be offered

Monday October 10th

Monday October 24th

Monday November 7th

Monday November 21st

Monday December 5th

Monday December 19th

ages 14-18: 4 pm - 5:30 pm 

ages 18-22: 12 pm - 1:30 pm

Gateway Youth Development 1320 Madison Ave. 

Monday & Friday Registration
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Financial Fridays

Woodforest Bank will be offering financial literary classes bi-weekly. Learn the basics you'll use for financial fitness.

Friday October 14th

Friday October 28th

Friday November 11th

Friday November 25th

Friday December 9th

Friday December 23rd

ages 14-18: 4 pm - 5 pm

ages 18-22: 5:30 pm - 6:30pm

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