Prescott – The Prescott Youth Centre (PYC) has closed its doors permanently according to a post made to their Facebook page yesterday.
According to the page, a reduction in funding is the reason for the closure. The post reads:
As of January 7th 2020, we regret to inform you that Prescott Youth Centre will be closed permanently due to a reduction in funding. We are so sorry for any inconvenience. We are thankful to the community for their support for the last 29 years. We will miss you all!
– PYC Staff
The organization, located on Jessup Street in Prescott was in its 30th year of supporting area youth in the community. Funded by the United Way and the Town of Prescott, the PYC provided a safehaven for youth between ages 8 and 18 to participate free of charge.