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    ASPIRA - Coqui Summer Camp ProgramCoqui Summer Camp Program provides swimming, indoor/outdoor activities, arts and crafts, music, drama and trips for elementary school students. This program utilizes project-based service learning to increase academic proficiency and skills. Breakfast, lunch and snack included. Extended hours are available.PhiladelphiaASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania - Phladelphia; OlneyASPIRA of Pennsylvania
    ASPIRA - Hostos After-School Success CenterHostos After-School Success Center serves over 150 students for 38 weeks, 3 hours per day, five days per week at no cost to the families. Programs offered include: - Math & Science - Reading Club - Recreation - Career Development / Life Skills - Self-discovery - Culture, Arts, MusicPhiladelphiaASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania - Phladelphia; OlneyASPIRA of Pennsylvania
    ASPIRA of Pennsylvania - Youth Development ProgramYouth Development Program has been designed to promote the participation of youth in developmental and motivational activities and to provide supportive services necessary for academic success and successful career achievement. Services available include: - To teach youths problem-solving techniques and its relevance to self-development and to organizational development effects on the student population. - To provide concrete career and vocational counseling in determining their future goals. - To institute a series of workshops, lectures and conferences that addresses their Bilingual/bicultural needs. - To create and promote cultural awareness that instills a sense of pride and dignity in youngsters who are ashamed or have rejected their native heritage. - To assist youth in attaining placement in vocational or career oriented employment opportunities and institutions of higher education.PhiladelphiaASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania - Phladelphia; OlneyASPIRA of Pennsylvania
    Belmont Behavioral Health for Comprehensive Treatment - Adolescent Therapy GroupAdolescent Therapy Group is a therapy group for boys and girls which focuses on specific issues of the maturation process. The program is designed to improve coping strategies in the following areas: - Family relationships - School - Peer relationships - Resisting negative pressures; and the - Stresses of future planning - Decision makingPhiladelphiaBelmont Behavioral Health @ Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaBelmont Behavioral Health for Comprehensive Treatment
    Belmont Behavioral Health for Comprehensive Treatment - Child/Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric ServicesChild/Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Services offers inpatient psychiatric services for children and adolescentsPhiladelphiaBelmont Behavioral Health @ Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaBelmont Behavioral Health for Comprehensive Treatment
    Belmont Behavioral Health for Comprehensive Treatment - Devereux at BelmontDevereux at Belmont provides a highly structured program for adolescents with psychiatric disorders and dual diagnoses. Treatment interventions are either short-term stabilization oriented or long-term treatment and maintenance oriented. The program offers opportunities for family therapy and family involvement in group activities as well. Transportation is available.PhiladelphiaBelmont Behavioral Health @ Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaBelmont Behavioral Health for Comprehensive Treatment
    Be Proud Foundation - Day Treatment ProgramThe Be Proud Foundation's day treatment program serves Delaware County youth that are low to moderate risk. Licensed by the PA Department of Human Services, our program allows us to serve up to 16 children, male and female, ages 13 to 17. A referral for an 18-year-old can be submitted if they are a senior, expected to graduate and are a good fit with the existing group. Referrals to this program are made exclusively by Juvenile Court Probation Officers or Children and Youth Services Caseworkers. The program focuses on serving youth who are: •Truant •Disruptive Behavior •Frequently suspended from school •Doing poorly, academically •Expelled •In need of intensive supervision and/or support •Being considered for placement •In need of community service hours •Not complying with Probation or Children and Youth Services requirements •Transitioning back from a placement facility and/or The average length of client participation in the program is 6 to 9 months. The day treatment program operates six hours a day, Monday through Thursday and three hours on Fridays. The program typically begins the Thursday after Labor Day and ends during the third week of June. The program is conducted in our offices at 600 North Jackson Street in Media, PA. We begin transporting students from their homes to the program at 7 am and complete their transportation home by 4 pm. Clients will be engaged in a variety of activities that may include: *Transportation to after school appointments *Individualized and group academic education *Positive behavioral program *Social skills *Career development and job search *Field trips *Team Building *Referrals for other needed services, as needed *Individual and/or group counseling *Supervised weekly community service *Decision Making and Anger Management Our overall goal is to assist clients in making positive changes so they can have a more productive lifestyle and transition back to their school district or graduate. Some of the criteria we use to measure participant success are: improvement in behavior; being on time; following the rules; managing behavior; increasing school attendance; improving academic effort and grades; and being promoted to the next grade or graduation. Weekly progress reports are completed and transmitted to the referring staff. EDUCATIONAL SERVICES Clients receive 20+ hours per week of educational programming provided by a certified teacher from the Delaware County Intermediate Unit. Clients must have an IQ of at least 70 and cannot require full-time special education support. Our academics are designed to enhance the clients’ academic skills, so they are better prepared to return to their school district. Our curriculum meets state standards and is delivered by group instruction; individual tutoring; digital media; field trips; and experiential learning. Children and Youth Services •CYS caseworker should first consult with their supervisor about a possible referral. •The caseworker should then contact the Assistant Director, Karen Marchese, at Be Proud to discuss the child’s needs. Be Proud will obtain school records to determine if the child's’ educational needs can be met in the program. •We will notify CYS whether the child is appropriate or not for admission. •Once the referral is approved by CYS Resource Department, the Caseworker should contact Be Proud; transmit family service plan, up to date physical and immunization record, and recent evaluations. •Be Proud will complete intake with client and parents/ guardians. •We will notify CYS of child’s start date, and CYS will send a letter committing the client to the program. Juvenile Probation •Probation officer should contact Be Proud staff to provide basic information about the client. •Probation officer transmits Court documents (Court summary, facesheet, and any recent evaluations). •We will obtain school records to determine if the child's’ educational needs can be met in the program. •We will contact Probation to inform them whether or not the child is appropriate for admission. •We will complete intake with clients and parents/ guardians. (this can be done right before Court) •Before admission, we must have a current physical and immunization record and be Court-ordered. •Be Proud staff will notify probation officer immediately of the decision and start date. •Probation will provide Be Proud with the Court order.DelawareThe Be Proud Foundation - Delaware; MediaBe Proud Foundation
    Delaware Valley Community Health - Norristown Youth Development CoalitionThe Norristown Youth Development Coalition (NYDC). The NYDC was created to promote and facilitate collaboration among community agencies, organizations, and stakeholders regarding a community based response to youth development, particularly for youth between the ages of 12 - 18 in the Municipality of Norristown. Montgomery County O.I.C. is the lead agency for the coalition that offers information on youth services ages 12 - 18.MontgomeryMontgomery County Opportunities Industrialization Center - Montogmery; NorristownMontgomery County Opportunities Industrialization Center
    Delaware Valley Community Health - NYDC Chosen OnesThrough leadership and innovation, the Norristown Youth Development Coalition (NYDC) Chosen Ones will build collaboration and partnerships with other youth organizations within the Norristown area, to initiate opportunities for unification and growth amongst our diverse population.MontgomeryMontgomery County Opportunities Industrialization Center - Montogmery; NorristownMontgomery County Opportunities Industrialization Center
    Diversified Community Services - Mamie Nichols CenterCommunity Services: The center brings in free valuable resources to community residents that include: - Tax preparation for the Earned Income Tax Credit - Volunteer-led computer classes using the center's state-of-the art computer labs - Meeting space for the local business association and other community groups Employment Training: Green Jobs Training Initiative provides an intense job readiness program for qualified adults to gain employment in the clean energy sector. This is a collaborative effort involving the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board, the Federation of Neighborhood Centers and the Sustainable Business Network. Youth Services: The center is home to a music studio where young people have the opportunity to produce their own CDs and learn about industry careers in music and performing arts. An adjacent lot has been transformed into a vegetable garden tended by local teenagers in partnership with the Federation of Neighborhood Centers' Teens4 Good project.PhiladelphiaDiversified Community Services, Inc. - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaDiversified Community Services
    Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services, Family-Child ResourcesClub Ophelia: 10 week program for middle school girls talking about girl bullying issues, utilizing high school girls acting as mentors. Strengthening Families Program: The seven-week program is offered to 8-13 families with students in middle school. The goal of the Strengthening Families Program, in addition to having fun, is to focus on strengths and to help families grow together. Parents and students meet separately during the first hour and family members meet together during the second hour to practice skills and work on family projects. All sessions are filled with games, skits, videos, and projects that encourage communication and problem solving. Too Good For Drugs: 10-session class designed to build five essential life skills: goal setting, decision making, social skills, identifying and managing emotions, and effective communications. Drug and Alcohol Prevention PresentationsYorkFamily-Child ResourcesFamily-Child Resources
    Freedom Valley YMCA - Youth Health & Fitness Programs - PottstownThe Freedom Valley YMCA has a wide variety of youth health, fitness & recreation programs for every level of age and ability. We offer a friendly and welcoming environment where kids are engaged and well-supervised, well-trained and professional instructors who can help children improve their skills, classes parents can participate in with their children, recreational sports, classes in which kids can express their creativity, and an emphasis on teaching children from an early age the importance of a healthy lifestyle through staying active, eating right, and relieving stress.MontgomeryFreedom Valley YMCA - Pottstown BranchFreedom Valley YMCA
    Greater Philadelphia Asian Social ServicesOffers housing counseling, emergency energy assistance, food banks, language services, and substance abuse management to individuals of Asian heritage.PhiladelphiaGreater Philadelphia Asian Social Services - Philadelphia; OlneyGreater Philadelphia Asian Social Services
    KIPP Philadelphia Schools - Baltimore AvenuePrograms and services available include: - More Time In School - Second Language Instruction - Instruction In The Arts (e.g., art, music, drama) - Athletics - Advanced Placement Instruction (for high school students) - College Counseling (through KIPP Through College Program) - Saturday School - School During The Summer - A Vast Array of Field Trips (to colleges, museums, arts venues, camping, and other states) - Social ServicesPhiladelphiaKIPP Philadelphia Charter School West Philadelphia Elementary - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaKIPP Philadelphia Schools
    KIPP Philadelphia Schools - North Broad StreetPrograms and services available include: - More Time In School - Second Language Instruction - Instruction In The Arts (e.g., art, music, drama) - Athletics - Advanced Placement Instruction (for high school students) - College Counseling (through KIPP Through College Program) - Saturday School - School During The Summer - A Vast Array of Field Trips (to colleges, museums, arts venues, camping, and other states) - Social ServicesPhiladelphiaKIPP Philadelphia Charter SchoolKIPP Philadelphia Schools
    KIPP Philadelphia Schools - Parkside AvenuePrograms and services available include: - More Time In School - Second Language Instruction - Instruction In The Arts (e.g., art, music, drama) - Athletics - Advanced Placement Instruction (for high school students) - College Counseling (through KIPP Through College Program) - Saturday School - School During The Summer - A Vast Array of Field Trips (to colleges, museums, arts venues, camping, and other states) - Social ServicesPhiladelphiaKIPP DuBois Collegiate AcademyKIPP Philadelphia Schools
    KIPP Philadelphia Schools - West Westmoreland StreetPrograms and services available include: - More Time In School - Second Language Instruction - Instruction In The Arts (e.g., art, music, drama) - Athletics - Advanced Placement Instruction (for high school students) - College Counseling (through KIPP Through College Program) - Saturday School - School During The Summer - A Vast Array of Field Trips (to colleges, museums, arts venues, camping, and other states) - Social ServicesPhiladelphiaKIPP Philadelphia Elementary AcademyKIPP Philadelphia Schools
    Kiwanis Club - K-Family Sponsored ProgramsK-Family Sponsored Programs offers a variety services that serves the children, challenged individuals, needy families, and community needs.MontgomeryKiwanis Club of Glenside - Montgomery; GlensideKiwanis Club
    Lower Merion Township - AcademicsAcademics provide an education rooted in a balanced curriculum that encompasses knowledge, skills, application, real world experiences, and critical reflection. The program incorporates rigorous national and state standards and use innovative instructional practices to provide each student with a unique, individualized learning experience.MontgomeryLower Merion School DistrictLower Merion Township
    Lower Merion Township - Community ServiceCommunity Service has more than 500 supervised academic, athletic, community outreach and performance-oriented co-curricular programs are available in the District, from elementary school technology clubs to high school varsity sports. In addition to serving student programs, the District's facilities are utilized by thousands of community members for enrichment programs, recreation and general use. The program works with faculty, parents and students at the ten schools to promote existing service efforts, provide resources and develop new service opportunities and programs.MontgomeryLower Merion School DistrictLower Merion Township
    Montgomery County Commerce Department- Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)Provides educational and occupational learning programs and services for young people who meet the eligibility requirements. Examples of some of the most recent YEP programs and activities are: - Summer Programs - After-School Programs - Job Readiness/Job Prep - Life Skills WorkshopsMontgomeryPennsylvania CareerLink of Montgomery CountyMontgomery County Commerce Department
    New Vision Youth and Community Center - Youth ServicesTo provide social services for Asian-American youth and their family. To assist families in crisis through intervention and counseling. To establish community based social service programs that will improve the quality of life for inner city youth. MontgomeryNew Vision Youth and Community Center - Montgomery; GlensideNew Vision Youth and Community Center
    Norristown Family Center Your Way Home Resource CenterNorristown Family Center Your Way Home Resource Center offers referred families and individuals an opportunity to work with a Housing Stability Coach to develop and acheive a personalized Housing Stability Plan. They will be connected with resources including housing subsidies and referrals to community resources for food, shelter, childcare, healthcare, budget counseling, career counseling and educational opportunities as needed.1314 Dekalb St, Norristown PACarson Valley Children's Aid
    Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility - Violence PreventionViolence Prevention offers educational interventions for youth on a variety of social related issues. Programs available include: - Peaceful Posse - Youth Court Program - Bullying Prevention - Youth MentoringPhiladelphiaPhysicians for Social Responsibility - Philadelphia; Center CityPhiladelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility
    Temple University - Summer Education Camp - AmblerSummer Education Camp provides opportunity for children to learn about a specific area of interest, experience a college campus, and have fun. The camps are a fun-filled approach to academic subjects in a small group setting. Programs available include: - Web Site Design - Fun with Math - Science and Computers - Kids on Stage - Creative Arts and Writing - Robotics - Detective ScienceMontgomeryTemple University Ambler - Montgomery; AmblerTemple University Ambler
    Triskeles Foundation - Youth DevelopmentYoung people want to be part of a sustainable world, a healthy world, one that has hope for a long and positive future. Triskeles gives them experiences that help them learn to create a healthy future for themselves and for others. Our programs offer opportunities for youth to engage in interesting and educational activities from kindergarten through high school. Healthy eating and nutrition, organic gardening, leadership, community service, entrepreneurship, eco-literacy, and mentoring younger children—all these are integral parts of our Pennsylvania programs. In these programs, youth work beside adults and peers who are committed to creating a world where the Triple Bottom Line values of Prosperity, People, and Planet are the measure of success.Chester*Main Site (The Triskeles Foundation)Triskeles Foundation
    United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Junior Stakeholder GroupThe Jr. Stakeholders Youth Advocacy Program offers youths the opportunity to be active in their community by utilizing resources and developing projects that will increase their self-esteem and leadership skills that will benefit their community. The Jr. Stakeholders identify and find solutions for problems that impede them or their peers as it relates to school and attendance.PhiladelphiaUnited Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaUnited Communities Southeast Philadelphia
    United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Youth Leadership Council (YLC)A group of selected teens that meet on a weekly basis to develop and promote youth programming and create their own community service projects based on the needs of the surrounding neighborhoods. The teens lead their own meetings and develop various skills, including leadership.PhiladelphiaUnited Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaUnited Communities Southeast Philadelphia

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