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The programs listed below provide interesting and innovative approaches to youthwork. I have no way of knowing the actual quality of the program and a listing here is not an endorsement by Youthwork Links and Ideas.

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Youth Industry Our mission is to provide a safe and productive environment in which the homeless, transitional and at-risk youth of San Francisco, ages 15-22, can learn marketable skills through the creation and operation of small businesses Freeriders Community and Youth Outreach Service Our mission: We are dedicated to the betterment of the youth and elderly within the community;we are here to establish a supportive network which provides charitable assistance
WeAreFamily A voice of informed straight, lesbian and gay people who have chosen to love and support our gay and lesbian relatives and friends by working to spread truth about homosexuality. Our focus is on young people because they generally feel so desperately alone StandUp For Kids A national, not-for-profit organization founded in 1990 to help rescue homeless and at-risk youth living on the streets
YouthBuild YouthBuild is a comprehensive youth and community development program as well as an alternative school. YouthBuild, designed to run on a 12-month cycle, offers job training, education, counseling, and leadership development opportunities to unemployed and out-of-school young adults, ages 16-24, through the construction and rehabilitation of affordable housing in their own communities Project Safe Place Safe Place provides a way for youth to run to help rather than run away from home
YouthNet of Greater Kansas City A nonprofit organization that works to improve the life opportunities of Kansas City young people by promoting quality youth development programs that occur in the afterschool hours. It supports the work of a number of existing community-based agencies whose missions include serving children, youth and families The Refugee Project The organization's main goal is to remedy the problems of social interaction and to provide positive activities and educational experiences for youth that are often overlooked
Big Sky Youth Home Located in beautiful northwestern Montana, the home provides a place for your youth to heal. It offers intervention to teens that are afflicted with depression, addiction, anger, low-self esteem and more. Big Sky deals with negative conduct on an individual basis using firm behavioral modification The Bridge Over Troubled Waters Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Boston, Massachusetts, was founded in 1970 with the mission of "doing whatever it takes" to help young people living on the streets. That mission is a recurrent theme at Bridge, appearing frequently in agency publications and staff discussions
Los Angeles Youth Supportive Services, Inc. We are an agency that works with youth in their own environment. We use a highly effective methodology called "Counseling On Demand" to reach and work with the most unreachable of high-risk youth US Naval Sea Cadet Corps Congressionally chartered youth program (36USC1541) for ages 11-17 that focuses on developing qualities of leadership, patriotism and self-reliance through hands-on training with the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard
Youth Leadership Advisory Team YLAT is a statewide youth in care advocacy group that has organized to make youth voices heard. We speak out to educate government, peers, the general public, and care givers. arsalyn Encourages young Americans to become informed and active participants in the electoral process. The Arsalyn Program views the civic and political engagement of young people as beneficial to country, community and character. The Arsalyn Program is firmly committed to a non-partisan, non-issue-based and inclusive approach to ensure that voting becomes a lifetime commitment on the part of our nation's young adults
Afterschool Alliance A nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children. It is supported by a group of public, private and nonprofit organizations that share the Alliance's vision of ensuring that all children have access to afterschool programs by 2010  


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