Youth

Fact Sheet on Family Mental Health Services from CBFS and YCCA

Stanford Youth Solutions has launched their new fact sheet about the Community Based Family mental health services (CBFS) that they and Yolo County Children's Alliance (YCCA) will be offering within Yolo county. Please see the attached flyer for more information, including how youth and families can request services. For more information on the CBFS Program, please contact the CBFS Program Director at 916.344.0199.

Support teen dating violence awareness

Join us in the movement to support our teens with healthy relationships in the following ways: 1) make a donation any time to Empower Yolo's Prevention Education Program; donate here to support healthy relationships. 2) wear orange on Tuesday, February 12 in support of #Orange4Love Day to raise awareness about teen dating abuse. 3) support local teens and sponsor t-shirts for the "My Strength" and "Be Strong" groups; contact juan@empoweryolo.org . 4) participate in our Steve's Pizza...

Education Preventing Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Did you know? *Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. ( loveisrespect.org ) *Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the hightest rate of intimate partner violence. *Violent behavior typically begins between the ages of 12 and 18. Prevention Education: Empower Yolo's Prevention Education Program is focused on promoting healthy relationships and...

Colusa County FREE training: CSEC 102 engagement skills training

Nola Brantley Speaks has partnered with the California Department of Social Services to offer a 2-day Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) 102 engagement skills training. If you are working directly with youth, it will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to better engage youth at-risk of becoming involved in CSEC, and help you learn strategies for helping CSEC survivors see themselves as more than a survivor. If you are not working directly with youth, this...

Two New Grant Opportunities for Youth Development and Diversion Services

In 2019, more than $40 million will become available to fund community-based, culturally rooted, trauma-informed services for youth in California as alternatives to arrest and incarceration. Thousands of California youth are arrested every year for low-level offenses. Youth who are arrested or incarcerated for low-level offenses are less likely to graduate high school, more likely to suffer negative health-outcomes, and more likely to have later contact with the justice system.

RISE, Inc - Helping youth gain work experience

RISE, Inc. is a non-profit public benefit corporation serving the rural community to enhance the quality of life and opportunity for self-sufficiency. RISE, Inc. provides services from pre-school experiences through senior citizen recreation and resource programs. Youth programs, employment services, emergency food, clothing, and a variety of resource and referral services are some of the programs that make us a “one stop shop” for social services in rural western Yolo County. RISE is there...

 
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