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Open House Introduces Middlesex County, NJ Families to New Services Aimed at Curbing Youth...

Middlesex County, NJ -- This month, Middlesex County, NJ Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. hosted an open house for a new program aimed at...

With Support, Relatives Can Be the Guardians Children in the Foster Care System Need

New Jersey -- Three years ago, Dorothy T’s house became her grandson’s home. “He was removed at six and he asked if he could come...

Equine Therapy Sets former Youth Participant on Path to Becoming a Pastry Chef

Harris County, Texas – Through equine therapy offered from Harris County’s Youth Advocate Program (YAP), Inc., Mackenzie has learned self-control, empathy, and patience. “Being enrolled in...

By Turning their Lives Around, They Got to Experience a School Tradition they Almost...

Las Vegas, Nevada – A group of Clark County, Nevada young people working to turn their lives around got an unexpected reward. They’re participants in...

Angel Credits Youth Advocate Programs for Helping her Get Into College

Wichita, Kansas – Eighteen-year-old Angel completed high school almost a month earlier than she was supposed to and was accepted into the college. She...

More than 250 Kids will go Back to School with Backpacks and Supplies from...

Charlotte, N.C. – More than 250 kids will go back to school with backpacks and school supplies from the Alternatives to Violence (ATV) team....

Neighborhood-Based Services Can Solve Youth Justice Crisis in Texas: YAP President Testifies Before House...

Read more about YAP's Tarrant County program here. Testifying before the Texas House Interim Study Committee on Criminal Justice Reform, Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc....
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Getting Harris County, Texas ‘Children without Placement’ Safely Home

Read More About this Pilot Program in this article by Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. President Gary Ivory This month, leaders at the Texas Department...

Kayaking on the River Helps Young People in Northern Arizona with Trauma and Recovery

Yavapai County, Arizona – Fresh air, water, and the open wilderness helped five young people open up and face their fears during a recent...

Youth Advocate Programs Helps Kids Who Face Barriers to Employment Land Super Cool Summer...

Harrisburg, PA -- About 100 Pennsylvania youth who have disabilities, have been justice-involved, live in rural communities, or face other employment barriers have dream jobs...