The goal is to provide youth with skills that supports improved interpersonal skills, problem solving, self-efficacy, academic achievement and the skills needed to secure and maintain employment. The Young Parent Prevention Program uses the evidence based Wise Guys curriculum which is an interactive, fun and informative way to help adolescents make wiser and more responsible decisions. The curriculum consists of ten components including self-esteem, values clarification, communication, sexuality, abstinence and contraception, decision making, goal setting, dating violence, sexually transmitted diseases and parenthood.
Providing young parents and youth with a pathway out of poverty and into sustainable employment. Our program offers tutoring, homework help, and a focus on employment skills. In partnership with Horizonte Instruction Training Center and the VOA Homeless Youth Resource Center to offer our “Good Start Truck” food truck, among other programs. To learn more and apply for an intership with us, click here.