The center will also offer a foster care orientation program for adults and a six-week job readiness program for 16- to 24-year-olds.
Area residents are excited about the center and thankful for Simmons’ efforts.
“She does a lot out of her pocket, and the best thing about Arlene is she doesn’t want any recognition for it!” Jessica McCormick, a mother of seven, told 13WMAZ.
According to the news station, a ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for July 24, with a job fair slated to begin at noon.
The job readiness program and foster care orientation classes will begin Aug. 1 and take place once a month, on the weekends. Pre-K, before- and after-school programs are scheduled to start in September.
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Baldwin County Youth Services Center
127 Blandy Road, Milledgeville, GA 31061.
For more information, call 478-452-9488 or email BaldwinCountyYs@gmail.com.