Mission: Provides at-risk teens and low-income families residing in allegheny county as comprehensive in-home peer mentoring program, juvenile alternative to detention, after school p. A. S. S. Program, summer enrichment, job training, and computer training programs to enhance their academic and life skills.
Programs: The mentoring concept is the heart of yes. Mentoring partnerships bring together high school aged teens who are carefully selected, trained, and supervised with middle school aged children and their families. As role models, teen mentors promote academic excellence, emotional stability, and life development skills. This impact helps make the mentoring experience a vital resource for the family as well as the student.
developed in collaboration with the allegheny county juvenile court, diversion 2000 is a 24/7 monitoring and mentoring program that offers first-time juvenile offenders an alternative to detention. Within the program, adult mentors conduct school visits and home visits, monitor school attendance, make daily curfew calls, and arrange for academic support. While protecting the community, diversion 2000 help juvenile offenders to stay in school, stay out of trouble, and become responsible young citizens.