2017 Kids’ Dog Show T-Shirt Design Contest Winner!

Congratulations to our 2017 Kids’ Dog Show T-Shirt Design winner, Lindsay Levin!
Lindsay is a fourth grader at Quarton Elementary School.

Way to go Lindsay!

April 12, 2017 – Youth In Service Event

BYA and the Optimists have co-hosted this event. We solicit and receive nominations from counselors, teachers, administrators, community school organizers and religious leaders. They help us identify the youth they feel have made a substantial contribution to our community. Family members, school administrators, local, county and state government officials, and members of Oakland County and Birmingham Youth Assistance, and the Birmingham Optimists, were among those celebrating the incredible work and unselfish hours of time given by the honorees.

March 5, 2017 – Kids’ Dog Show

BYA 36th Annual Kids’ Dog Show
Sign Up Your Pup!
Attention all Kids Ages 4-14!

Do you have a dog with the Waggiest Tail? Could yours be the Best Treat Catcher? Then we want to see you and your pooch at the Birmingham Youth Assistance Kids’ Dog Show!

Sunday, March 5th at Berkshire Middle School
– Show begins at 1 PM –

Have fun meeting other dog lovers in our community and compete in up to two wacky performance categories. Win prizes, get goodies and more!

  • Best Dog Costume
  • Best Behaved
  • Best Treat Catcher
  • Most Personality
  • Best Trick
  • Waggiest Tail
  • Best Looking
  • Best in Show

The Deadline to Register is noon, March 3rd
The cost is $10 per dog and includes admission for the whole family!
Registrations at the door are not accepted. You must register in advance for this event.

36th Annual Kids’ Dog Show – Sunday, March 5th, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Birmingham Youth Assistance and The Community House Present Breakfast with Santa!

2016-breakfast-with-santa-flyerBirmingham Youth Assistance and The Community House would like to thank all those who participated in “Breakfast with Santa” on Saturday, December 3rd.  This fun family event, offered by BYA for more than twenty years, featured a magician, a balloon artist, and craft activities for the children.  A festive holiday mood was provided by the Seaholm Orchestra Ensemble, and by the Marian High School Melodies singing group.  Each child had the opportunity to spend time with Santa.  Generous contributions from Bloomfield Tennis and Fitness and the Birmingham Optimist Club helped to make this event possible.

Touch-a-Truck – May 21, 2016


Thank you to all of the truck owners and drivers that brought trucks for our 2016 Touch-a-Truck!

The Village of Beverly Hills Public Safety and Police Department : The Village of Franklin Fire Department and Police Department : The Oakland County Road Commission : Lararmie Crane Rental : Durham School Services : The City of Birmingham Public Works Department : Star EMS Service :Reefer Peterbilt: Belfor Restoration: Reefer Peterbilt: The Southfield Post Office
It was a huge success! Once again, an outstanding turnout and a great time was had by out youngest visitors and the young at heart!

Here are just a couple of the photos from the day. To see more, click on our Photo Gallery tab under Media!












We would like to thank Costco in Bloomfield Hills for donating the food for our concession stand! The hot dogs and bratwursts were yummy!