Founded in 1982, Bay Area Youth Services is a nonprofit corporation that provides services to troubled youth and families. Its Intensive Delinquency Diversion Services Program includes behavior management training, academic assistance, non-clinical evaluation, social skills enhancement and substance abuse counseling services. The organization s Prodigy Cultural Arts Program is a research based structured program built upon an asset-based youth development model that promotes positive identity-building and pro-social norms in youths. It offers art programming and case management services for children in the age group of 7 to 17 years. Bay Area Youth Services provides Parenting with Love and Limits program, which includes therapy and group sessions for adolescents and parents. It maintains a location in Lakeland, Fla.