About Us

Mid-Del Youth and Family Center is a youth and family service agency committed to assisting youth and families in building brighter futures through community prevention and education, community counseling, and the community emergency children's shelter. Mid-Del Youth and Family Center is dedicated to providing client-centered, cost-effective, responsive, and continually improving quality services to individuals, families, and the community.

Mission Statement

Empowering Youth, Families, and Communities to develop, strengthen, and promote relationships in building brighter futures


Mid-Del Youth and Family Center, Inc. is a youth, family, and community service agency founded and sponsored by Midwest City and Del City in 1971. The agency was formed under the laws of the State of Oklahoma as a private not-for-profit, qualifying as a section 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code. Mid-Del Youth and Family Center continues to have strong relationships with both Midwest City and Del City primarily serving youth and families living in these areas. Mid-Del Youth and Family Center serves the community through 3 main services areas including prevention education, counseling, and children's shelter. We measure our services through our goals to be client-centered, cost effective, continually improving, and providing quality services.

Our Board Officers

Steve Ditto, President - Les Herman, Vice President

Our Board Members

Don Bisbee -  Nate Cook - Darrel Barton - Angela Weaver 

Kevin Hill  - Jason Baffre - Dyndi Gibson

Our Staff Members

Darla Cheek – Executive Director – darla@mid-delyouth.org

Candice Fair – Assistant Director / TSET Director – candice@mid-delyouth.org

Lisa Cooper – Clinical Director – lisa@mid-delyouth.org

Ashley Hooper – Shelter Director – ashley@mid-delyouth.org

Wanda Wade – Safety Director / HIPAA Compliance Officer – wwade@mid-delyouth.org

Kim McCleary Smith – Prevention Coordinator/CARS/FTOP/Court Representative/Substance Abuse and Anger Management Instructor – kim@mid-delyouth.org