Focus Area

TEENS and CHILDREN

Students Talking About Reality  (STAR)
Students Talking About Reality  (STAR)

The STAR Program is an umbrella of programming that targets youth from 12 - 19 years of age and focuses on increasing awareness of healthy lifestyle choices and behaviors.

 

STAR programs embody the following objectives:

  • Girls Voices Mental Wellness  Program 

  • Teen Dating Violence Prevention

  • Problem Gambling 

  • Health Awareness 

  • Self-esteem building

Safe Dates
Teen Dating Violence Awareness

The Safe Dates Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program (Safe Dates)  is the only evidence based curriculum that prevents dating abuse and helps teens recognize the difference between a caring, supportive relationship versus a controlling, physical, or verbal abusive dating relationship. The overarching goal of Safe Dates is to “Stop Dating Violence Before it Begins.”

 Program Goals include:

  • To raise student awareness of what constitutes healthy and abusive dating relationships

  • To raise student awareness of dating abuse and its causes and consequences

  • To equip students with the skills and resources to help themselves or friends in abusive dating relationships

  • To equip students with the skills to develop healthy dating relationships, including positive communication, anger management, and conflict resolution

Girls Circle
S.O.S. Parenting Leadership 

Works with at risk, high risk and hard to reach pregnant and parenting women, teens, fathers, their children and other caregivers.  SOS offers  a 12-week series of day and evening parent education/skill-building workshops and parent-child sessions. 

Benefits of S.O.S.

  • Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Access to Referrals for food, furniture, clothing, and other community services for families

  • Childcare and Transportation Assistance during program

  • Support for you and your family

Kids Dont Gamble:
Wanna Bet?
S.O.S. Parenting Leadership 

Works with at risk, high risk and hard to reach pregnant and parenting women, teens, fathers, their children and other caregivers.  SOS offers  a 12-week series of day and evening parent education/skill-building workshops and parent-child sessions. 

Benefits of S.O.S.

  • Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Access to Referrals for food, furniture, clothing, and other community services for families

  • Childcare and Transportation Assistance during program

  • Support for you and your family

Peers Making Peace
S.O.S. Parenting Leadership 

Works with at risk, high risk and hard to reach pregnant and parenting women, teens, fathers, their children and other caregivers.  SOS offers  a 12-week series of day and evening parent education/skill-building workshops and parent-child sessions. 

Benefits of S.O.S.

  • Open Enrollment Year Round

  • Access to Referrals for food, furniture, clothing, and other community services for families

  • Childcare and Transportation Assistance during program

  • Support for you and your family