Mission: To share ideas, plan activities and mobilize resources to promote positive youth development, family strenthening, and community building activities in raymond, nh.
Programs: Drug free communities program - federal grant program to prevent youth substance abuse.
raymond school district after school program, now available at elementary and middle schools.
act out loud, kick butts, my choice diversion program, life of an athlete, youth suicide prevention summit, rx take back, youth action, project safeguard, red ribbon, summer series, town hall meeting, youth food drive - these programs include informational sessions for parents and the community at-large to learn about topics that are of concern to local youth. A youth worker position has been established to develop youth programs at the middle and high school level, and to support the many programs developed to reach out to the community. The programs work to promote positive, healthy behaviors for our youth. The organization has partnered with the local police department to create a diversion program whereby at-risk youth can avoid arrests and court and instead become educated about the dangers of alcohol and drugs. The organization benefits the entire community with its proactive outreach to youth, sponsoring numerous educational activities for local youth, and helping to keep kids safe during and after school hours.