Pais Youth Development Center
Empowering children to overcome life's challenges

            Services-Integrated Approach-Positive Expectations-Client Feedback

After School Programs

Art Therapy

Art Enrichment

Community Programs


Climbing Wall

Family Therapy

Field Trips

Individual Counseling

Initial Evaluation

Group Counseling


Life Skills Training

Service Learning

Summer Camp



Wyman TOP (Teen Outreach Program)



Pais staff also work closely with the children's families so they can develop the tools they need to achieve their child's full potential. Pais Center's youth meet in the evenings weekly for individual and group therapy along with hands-on art based programming.


Photography, Canvas Painting and Drawing, 3-D Abstract Art, Computer Animation...

Beginning Piano, Guitar and Drums...

Interpretive, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop and African Dance


      Service Learning

Meeting real community need through practical involvement emphasizing critical thinking in civic engagement and  personal responsibility.  Building a heightened sense of community.

Physical Activity

Physical activity that is developmentally appropriate, involving a variety of activities that increase interaction, cooperation, and inclusion. 

Climbing Wall activities that build physical, cognitive and social/emotional skills.



Providing affordable housing in stable, safe, residential neighborhoods.


Pais Mission:

Provide various supportive services to help children effectively adjust to life's challenges.