Compliance Hotline: 1.800.324.5794

YAP News
Archive by category: New JerseyReturn
RSS
NJ Youth Set Sail

NJ Youth Set Sail

  • 7/21/2014 9:35:00 AM
  • View Count 6665
“Has anyone gone ever been sailing before?”The skipper aboard the A. J. Meerwald, an 85 ton schooner currently docked at the Liberty State Park in Jersey City, asked this question to a group of youth involved in Essex County’s Youth Advocate Program after they boarded the ship on Monday, July 14th. Not one hand was raised, despite the fact that many of the youth live within a few miles of the Hudson River. And without “Youth Under Way," a social service and sailing pilot program for high ris...
Read More
NJ Outpatient Services & Open House

NJ Outpatient Services & Open House

  • 6/22/2014 8:00:00 PM
  • View Count 5052
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) offers a skills-based Outpatient Program to address the needs of clients who require treatment that is available through outpatient providers, but do not require an acute, impatient level of care. The goal of the service is to provide information and new skills that will allow an individual to manage problems and difficulties in life more effectively. Treats clients 6 to 18 years of age with a mental health concern including Mood Disorders (Major Depres...
Read More
YAP Receives Grants from the Darden Foundation

YAP Receives Grants from the Darden Foundation

  • 3/20/2014 8:00:00 PM
  • View Count 4678
The Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation has awarded a total of $7000 to six different YAP Programs as part of their Darden's Restaurants Community Grants program.  Founded by Bill Darden, the foundation has awarded $71 Million in grants since 1995 that focus on three priority areas: recipes for success, preservation of natural resources and Hunger Relief.  Below is a list of programs that won an award, their project, the award amount and the restaurant from the Darden Family who issued...
Read More
Soldiers Inspire, Challenge YAP Youth Before Deployment

Soldiers Inspire, Challenge YAP Youth Before Deployment

  • 3/3/2014 8:00:00 PM
  • View Count 4544
Youth Advocate Programs (YAP) has affected the lives of many people, including that of SPC Victor of the United States Army. That’s why, on the eve of his deployment, SPC Victor chose to spend some time speaking with kids involved in YAP. And as is customary with the US Army, he would not do it alone. On February 14, 2014, the YAP Essex/Union County offices were honored by members of Unit 928 of the United States Army, who paid a visit to our local office in Newark, NJ.Sgt. Pilozo, SPC Vi...
Read More
Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids

Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids

  • 1/3/2014 6:31:00 AM
  • View Count 3482
Payless Shoe Source donated 50 certificates for children's shoes to Youth Advocate Programs of Atlantic County, NJ.  This is the 6th year of Payless' giving program, and also the 6th time that YAP was selected to be a recipient.  The certificates were distributed to YAP families at a holiday bowling party. 
Read More
Page 6 of 8 First 45[6]78 Last

Media & Press Inquiries

For media and press inquiries, please contact Kelly D. Williams, Director of Communications and Media Relations at kdwilliams@yapinc.org.

theneighborhoodadvocatebluel

A story content provider about families, advocates and program practitioners on the front lines of the youth justice, child welfare and social services systems reform movement.

Safely Home YAP Film
Full-Length Version
Abbreviated Version
Search by Keyword
News Archive