Los Angeles Families Now Benefit from Community-based Alternative to Out-of-Home Placement

A community-based alternative to youth incarceration and institutionalization in 28 states and the District of Columbia, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. recently began serving...

TheNeighborhoodAdvocate.org Chronicles Lives Changed by Youth Justice and Social Services Systems...

Dec. 18, 2019 —TheNeighborhoodAdvocate.org launches today, chronicling the lives of families, advocates and program practitioners on the front lines of the youth justice, child...

Innovative Alternative to Youth Incarceration and Out-of-Home Placement Serving Los Angeles

Los Angeles, Ca. (December 3, 2019) -- Standing a block away from her Jordan Downs apartment in Watts, Abriana, 15, reflects on her life...

After Serving 15 Years in Prison, Charles Bentil Helps Other Men...

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. program leaders deliver impassioned messages about their work as part of the launch of YAPTalks. YAP delivers services that...

Advocate for Sexually Exploited Youth Featured in YAPTalk Series

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. program leaders deliver impassioned messages about their work as part of the launch of YAPTalks. YAP delivers services that...

Home from Prison After 38 Years, Dennis Wise Keeps Baltimore Streets...

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. program leaders deliver impassioned messages about their work as part of the launch of YAPTalks. YAP delivers services that...

New York State 0-5 Family Reunification Expert Highlighted in YAPTalk Series

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. program leaders deliver impassioned messages about their work as part of the launch of YAPTalks. YAP delivers services that...

Chicago YAP’s Chris Sutton Featured in YAPTalk Series

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. program leaders deliver impassioned messages about their work as part of the launch of YAPTalks. YAP delivers services that...

YAPTalks Highlight People Transforming Youth Justice, Child Welfare and Other Systems

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. program leaders delivered impassioned messages about their work as part of the launch of YAPTalks. The first of a...

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Introduces Baltimore Penn North Safe Streets...

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., which serves as an alternative to youth incarceration and out-of-home placement in more than 100 communities in 28 states...