Sheriff's Community Impact Program

Rating: 4.93 stars   28 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Sports, Economic Development

Location: 2350 Northrop Avenue Sacramento CA 95825 USA

Mission: To foster productive citizens by engaging youth in dynamic community programs.
Results: ◾SCIP programs/activities/events engage 1200 students each month? ◾SCIP has close to 30 dynamic programs all designed to positively engage cops and kids. These programs empower our most at-risk youth to make better choices. ◾Cops, teachers, business leaders, etc., volunteered close to 2700 hours last year? ◾SCIP has 25 Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputies, Probation Officers, and other law enforcement-related personnel, who mentor and/or coach in one of SCIP’S many programs/activities
Target demographics: underserved youth
Geographic areas served: Sacramento County
Programs: traditional and non-traditional athletics, arts, education, and recreation.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I have seen students really grow and challenge themselves while participating in SCIP programs. The variety of programs offered give students an opportunity to try unique sports and activities that they otherwise wouldn't have access to.

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The Carmichael Chamber of Commerce is pleased to recommend the SCIP program. We have been a donor to the organization which has worked with kids to build into their lives. Mike Saigeon has been a valuable asset to this organization as he has helped to lead it with care and integrity. I'm sure we will all look back to see that they affected kids lives for the better. They are a valuable asset to the community.

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Rating: 5 stars  

My granddaughter joined this past summer and had a blast on all the trips she is looking forward to winter trips and next year. She liked the over night and skateboarding

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My boys took a couple of the programs that SCIP offered that first or second summer the program began. It was the first time I let my boys go to a summer program that wasn't populated with kids from their school or other kids they knew (other than each other.) The sheriffs were so kind and friendly to my boys and the other kids in the programs. They were particularly excited about the ATV class. They got back tired, dirty and with great stories about learning and hanging out with the sheriffs and new found friends.
The experiences that SCIP provides are ones that many of these kids could only have dreams of. Any kid involved with a SCIP program comes away with true fun memories of not only the activities they participate in but also a better understanding that there are really nice people behind the badge that care for them and the community these kids live in.

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Rating: 5 stars  

SCIP has been in existence only a few years, but has contributed so much to the local Arden Arcade community and the youth of that community. The programs that they run are so enriching to lives of young adults and children. Many of the programs, these youths would never be able to participate in, without SCIP.
Their SHOCK program directly mentors trouble youth with one to one mentoring.
This non profit should be on everyone's to "help" list.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Sheriff Community Impact Program is making a difference int he neighborhoods it services. Children that do not have the same opportunities are given chances to change their lives and to experience events or activities that they would never get a chance to experience.
The children beam with excitement and look forward to participating in the activities that are provided by the deputies and volunteers.
This organization makes a huge difference in the community it serves!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Expand the Program to other communities.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

SCIP provides valuable resources, opportunities and contacts for children they would not ordinarily have. The impact of SCIP on the commuinity it services is extremely positive. SCIP will and has changed young lives.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am Chair of Carmichael Kiwanis Community Service Committee. Each year we donate
$1200 dollars to the SCIP effort. We also help on work projects to make improvements to facilities used for the youngsters. We are so impressed with the youth activities and the positive change we see in our youth because of the work this program performs on a daily basis with crisis kids. And we in Kiwanis get to help with the children and I can not tell you how rewarding it is to see kids taking some ownership in there community. This is one of our service clubs priority programs primarily because of the leadership and accomplishments we see each year.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I work at San Juan Unified School District and collaborating with SCIP . I have referred community residence of all ages to the program that SCIP offer and have always receive positive fee back. Officer Michael Saigeon has helped the district on truancy prevention. I have taught parenting classes at Swanson Center . However the most amazing changes I see our in children eyes and the smiles when SCIP around and teenagers views that law enforcement is a resource to improve their lives and the community.
Bonita Y. Aytch
Coordinator, Family Engagement

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

hired more staff

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

SCIP has been working with disadvantaged youth in the Arden Arcade community providing free recreation activities that work on character and physical development. Park and Recreation Departments are not structured to provide the quality no cost programs that SCIP continues to offer. SCIP is the recreation safety net for the underprivileged youth in our community. Many of the volunteers that help with the recreation programs offered by SCIP are volunteer Sacramento County Sheriff Officers. The officer's involvement helps generate a feeling of trust and respect between the program participants and the officers. Keeping the children active in positive activities with positive role models is helping change our community one child at a time.

Mike Grace, General Manager, Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District



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Rating: 5 stars  

We are very fortunate to have such an amazing program. SCIP has worked hard with our campus to form a positive relationship between our students and our local Sheriff's Department. From making the SHOCK program available to families who need the support, to the Strengthening Families Counseling services, to just coming out to have lunch with our middle school students, SCIP and Michael Saigeon have been one of the most easily acessible and effective resources available!

We are truly blessed to have such an amazing team here in Sacramento!

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