Youth and Young Adult Services

Are you looking for support with making changes to turn your life around and meet your goals?

With one-on-one support and proven resources, our youth and young adult programs help young people turn their lives around and take the critical steps toward a self-sufficient future. MSC is a partner in the Federal Way Youth Action Team (FWYAT).

MSC’s youth and young adult case managers can help you:

  • Graduate high school or obtain your GED
  • Enroll in college or a training program
  • Resumes, cover letters, and online applications
  • Obtain employment and navigate career choices
  • Skill development in many areas including job-readiness training
  • Resources such as transportation, school supplies, clothes, housing, or food
  • Positive activities with other youth and the community
  • Mentorship

Let us support you on your path to success and stability! Contact the education department at (253) 838-6810, or by email to see if you qualify and for more information.

MSC also partners with Federal Way Open Doors to reengage students ages 16 to 21 and support them in obtaining their High School Diploma or GED Certificate. MSC has dedicated staff at Open Doors who work with students to achieve their academic and personal goals, provide individualized learning plans and other GEDplus supports, provide comprehensive case management, connection to community resources, post-secondary planning, and positive youth development opportunities such as field trips and leadership activities. For more information about Federal Way Open Doors, please visit their website at

Watch the video below to learn more about MSC’s youth programs. This video was created for youth, by youth. Thank you to Reel Grrls, SOAR, the King County Youth Advisory Council, and the Road Map Project.

MSC Youth and Young Adult Services Staff

Misty moved to Washington State in her teens. She graduated from Highline College in 2018 with a BAS in Youth Development, AAS in Chemical Dependency, and an AAS in Human Services. Misty is very passionate about working with youth because of her own life experiences. She hopes to make a positive impact on the lives of youth by connecting with them, being their advocate, and helping them achieve their goals. In her personal time, Misty enjoys spending time with family, trains in martial arts of tai chi and Kung Fu, and does homeless outreach ministry through her church.

Linsay has lived in the Washington State for most of her life. She started working in social services as a Behavioral Rehabilitative Services Counselor working with foster youth ages 5-13. Linsay at that time found her passion working with at risk youth and teaching them how to advocate for themselves along with teaching them life skills. In Linsay’s free time she enjoys mentoring and participating with her church to support her community.

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