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South Carolina Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Expands, Offering Behavioral Health Services to More Adults -- as well as Children

South Carolina Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Expands, Offering Behavioral Health Services to More Adults -- as well as Children

  • 8/24/2018 11:47:00 AM
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By William Cameron, Program Director, South Carolina Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Working in behavioral health in a small community has many rewards. The biggest is running into former clients. Not long ago, I happened to see Victoria, an 18-year-old who was in treatment a few years ago. I told her I’d heard she just finished high school and is off to college. It was true. She plans to major in nursing.  I work for South Carolina Youth Advocate Programs, Inc., also known as YAP,...
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Sponsors Help Harris County, Tx Youth Advocate Programs Get Youth Back to School with New Backpacks

Sponsors Help Harris County, Tx Youth Advocate Programs Get Youth Back to School with New Backpacks

  • 8/23/2018 9:17:00 AM
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Harris County, Tx Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) staff members spent time during a recent staff meeting stuffing 70 backpacks for youth in their programs. The activity was sponsored by Houston-based H-E-B Tournament of Champions’ Build a Backpack program, which donated $2,500 to Harris County YAP for the effort and two other activities.YAP was one of several YES Waiver program providers benefitting from Build a Backpack. YES Waiver providers serve youth who are at risk of being in out-of-ho...
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Chicago Youth Give Back through Service

Chicago Youth Give Back through Service

  • 8/10/2018 1:07:00 PM
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Youth and advocates with Chicago Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) teamed up with 8th Ward Alderman Michelle Harris on a community restoration project. YAP prepares youth in several of its projects, including Choose 2 Change, Get N Chicago, Chicago Beyond,  Regenerations, Mayor’s Mentoring initiative and other programs for jobs that are created as part of One Summer Chicago. Partnering with government institutions, community-based organizations and businesses, One Summer Chicago offers mo...
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