In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) E-mail:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Our Programs

Dedicated staff

1st Presbyterian Church
1250 Elk Street
Franklin, PA 16323


Monday - Friday: 3:00-5:30

Snack and Study: 3:30-4:30


* Youth Alternatives Centers are both OPEN.  We have some new policies and procedures in place until further notice. Please see attachments below. * 

Oil City Center

Homework help
Snack and activities
1 Graff Street
Oil City, PA 16301

Monday-Friday: 3:00-5:30
Snack and Study: 3:30-4:30

Youth Alternatives is a registered 501c3 non-profit located in Venango County, PA. We offer a variety of programs to help enhance the lives of local youth. 

Who We Are


Franklin Center

​   Youth Alternatives, Inc.