Category: Program Spotlight

Program Spotlight: Structured Day

The Structured Day Program is an outpatient, day treatment program for youth in middle and high school with moderate to severe behavioral problems.  While enrolled, youth receive academic, psychiatric, individual and group counseling. Students receive full academic credit and transportation is provided. Sam, a 13 year old in 7th grade, has been suspended from school 11

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Program Spotlight: Residential Treatment Center

It is 7am, and Sue has been awake for hours after waking from a nightmare. At Youth Focus’ Residential Treatment Center, she is supervised around the clock by specially trained staff. For the first time in her life she doesn’t feel alone when she wakes up with night terrors. Sue is challenged with severe depression

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Hope, Empowerment and Resiliency Through Housing

Youth Focus has a long history of providing services and support to youth, but what happens once they become adults and age out of programs offered to minors? With sparse offerings or programs that have no openings, long waiting lists or both, we decided to revamp a current transitional housing program we offer to encourage independence, with

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A month to focus on fighting for foster kids all year

Making sure that all children have a permanent and loving home is one of Youth Focus’ top priorities. And, since May is “National Foster Care Month,” what better time to have a conversation about this critical issue? Child development experts agree that having a permanent home and family is key for a child to grow

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National Safe Place Week, March 19-25

National Safe Place Network (NSPN) is pleased to announce National Safe Place (NSP) Week, March 19-25, 2017 (#NSPWeek2017). This nationally recognized week shines a spotlight on Safe Place®, an outreach an prevention program for youth in crisis. NSP Week serves to recognize the many valued partners who work together to provide immediate help and safety

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