Youth and Community Services (YCS)
The YCS unit supports at-risk youth and families who have been impacted by poverty and/or violence.
Youth and community programs include:
Project 360: A Tuesday night support group for young parents which includes a meal, childcare, enrichment activities, and transportation assistance. Contact: ECollins@fsdc.org
Seeking Safety Group Counseling: Single gender group counseling for youth who have experienced trauma and struggle with substance use/abuse. Female group is Mondays at 5pm and male group is Wednesdays at 5pm. Contact: SHill@fsdc.org
Parent Education Class: An eight-week parenting class based on the Common Sense Parenting curriculum. Contact: Sdrusso@fsdc.org
Family Empowerment: In-home social work services for families of at-risk youth. Contact: AGilmore@fsdc.org or CDrietz@fsdc.org
Professional Mentoring: Community-based professional mentoring for youth identified as level 2, level 3, or on post-release supervision by juvenile court. Contact: BAllison@fsdc.org
Keeping Up: Academic enhancement, group skill building, and parent support group program for youth ages 11-16 who are suspended or at-risk of suspension. Contact: Sdrusso@fsdc.org
Open Clinic is available to youth for walk-in consultations on Tuesdays from 1pm-3pm. Clients must be between 7-17 years of age to participate.