Alternatives is a non profit organization that aims to give youth space to creatively express themselves and learn more about health. This program has been alive and led by youth since 1971.
Some of the missions they focus on is their career and employment program. In this program youth are given the opportunity in individual case management, and training in digital literacy, teamwork and more. This program also helps the youth develop their resume. Another focus is on the clinical needs of the youth. They offer short term and long term therapy, along with case management, and consultation. Their girls world program exposes young females to different cultures, careers, college options, and activities to boost self esteem and awareness on social justice issues. Their YEP! program combats use of drugs. They have a restorative justice program and urban arts program. Lastly, they have a men against violence research collaborative. This organization has such a dynamic range of opportunities for youth so be sure to look in to it!
CALL TO ACTION
Check out their website here and refer some youth to this program or look into becoming apart of their family too!