“Increasing The Life Chances of Youth”
Positive Education Always Causes Elevation
The P.E.A.C.E. program is an after school program that provides opportunities for young males to establish goals, helps them learn to resolve conflicts, and remain drug-free. Parents and guardians also take part in the program and a group of men serve as guest speakers and role models for young men in the program. The goal of the P.E.A.C.E. program is to help young males enjoy more positive experiences to improve their motivation, self-esteem, and lead to more positive acts. Youth in the P.E.A.C.E. program are referred by the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency.
Personally Reaching Inward, Mentally & Emotionally
The P.R.I.M.E. program is an after school program that works with young girls, helping them to build skills to become independent adults and productive citizens in the local and global community. The P.R.I.M.E. staff assists the teenagers with minimizing disruptive behavior by building trusting relationships, strengthening self-esteem, introducing appropriate socialization skills, teaching coping skills, and assisting with homework. Classes touch on many topics, from substance abuse to exploring career options. Youth are referred for this program by the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency.
Providing Alternatives To Help With Advancing Youth Success
The P.A.T.H.W.A.Y.S. program is an after school program that focuses on preparing youth with the tools and skills needed to graduate from high school or a GED program and gain access to a post-secondary education. Staff assist students in increasing their overall academic performance through tutoring, effective communication, writing, interviewing, SAT Prep, pro-social skills, financial literacy, and employment experience. Youth are referred for this program by the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency.
Participants in the Girls E.A.P. program will be provided services and workshops in the following areas:
Transportation to and from program sites
May attend Family Court with the youth
30/60/90 day follow-up with youth after program completion