Youth Services Quality Council Award for Organization Quality Leadership; Second Place Win at Youth Voice, One Vision Conference at Nazareth College
Our Youth Services Division provides successful academic, employment and social support to high school students in the Rochester City School District. Serves 1,705 youth and 135 parents.
Family Service Assistance Program at East: Staff work with families of students in grades 7-9 to provide support to families by completing home visits, assisting families with goal setting opportunities, providing community referrals when needed and holding a variety of parent workshops and trainings throughout the year. The program’s primary objective is to increase parent engagement, which will in turn have a positive impact on student attendance, behavior and suspension rates.
Bry-Mentoring Program: Evidence-based mentoring program open to all students that aims to address issues that cause low levels of achievement, low graduation rates and high dropout rates. School-based, early intervention program provides case management, crisis intervention, referrals and long term mentoring.
Extended School Day Program: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School No. 9; Enrico Fermi School No. 17
Gear Up: Collaboration with RIT and James Monroe High School that provides college readiness programs to seventh grade students at Monroe. Six year grant funded by the Department of Education.
THRIVE 2: Partnership with City of Rochester and other community based organizations to provide evidence based workshops on the topic of HIV/STD and teen pregnancy to youth. The primary objective is to increase awareness, decrease HIV/STD and teen pregnancy prevalence and increase access to reproductive health care centers.
PAO: Substance abuse and alcohol prevention program
PASEOS: Providing Accessible Sexuality Education and Outreach Services
SOOP: Summer of Opportunity Program for city youth
New Partnerships: NextStepU, Nazareth College, University of Rochester, Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School