The City of Jackson Early Childhood Development Program recognizes the importance of balance to parents: the need to successfully juggle work and family life with a need to find quality educational child care with peace of mind. We encourage children to explore their own abilities and guide them to learning that is fun and engaging.
The Division of Family and Youth is designated to deliver a comprehensive array of services designed to enhance the stability within the City of Jackson families by offering programs and services that assist in the development of the socio-economic independence of the family unit and aid in the positive growth and development of city youth.
The Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP) is a unique and fun way for youth to develop an array of skills while earning money. The Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program fosters an environment that teaches work ethics and life skills while also exposing teens to diverse careers. MSYEP is open to all City of Jackson residents between ages 16 through 24. Must be age 16 by March 5th. Each applicant may submit only ONE application. All applicants must have a unique email address and Social Security Number used to identify the applicant.