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Brazos County Gives Back

Brazos County Gives Back

  • 4/24/2017 11:40:00 AM
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Youth, families and staff from YAP's program in Brazos County TX honored Earth Day by picking up trash in the block around their program office. Together they were able to collect 10 bags of trash and learn a little about Earth day and social responsibilities.
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Mental Illness Feels Like...

Mental Illness Feels Like...

  • 5/16/2016 1:50:00 PM
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Ambroseanda, a Community Living Specialist from our behavioral health program in Harris County, TX shared her experiences with a mental health condition as a part of Mental Health Awareness Month's #mentalillnessfeels like campaign.Impulsiveness, racing thoughts, mania, depression, isolation, self-medicating, manipulation, anger, anguish, and emptiness in the pit of my soul that could not be filled because I had no Idea where to begin to get help. I felt like the only person going thru these emo...
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YAP and Santa Fe Youth Services:  Joining Together to Increase our Collective Impact

YAP and Santa Fe Youth Services: Joining Together to Increase our Collective Impact

  • 9/3/2015 11:42:00 AM
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YAP is proud to officially announce our merger with Santa Fe Youth Services! Last night, the merger was formally announced through a reception at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Since 1997, Santa Fe Youth Services has a history of providing adolescent drug treatment as well as a number of prevention and early intervention evidence-based programs to Tarrant County youth and their families. Partnering with schools, community agencies and Tarrant County Juvenile Services, Santa Fe Y...
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YAP Tarrant County TX Highlighted in Positive Youth Justice Series

YAP Tarrant County TX Highlighted in Positive Youth Justice Series

  • 3/3/2015 5:25:00 AM
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The Chronicle of Social Change released its latest installment in a series on Positive Youth Justice highlighting YAP's program in Tarrant County, Texas."(Cockerell) attended a staff meeting where a YAP advocate described a horrific home situation for one of his kids to the program directors: no running water, relatives with multiple convictions living in the home, a sister already in foster care. The advocate recommended pushing the county to remove the child from the home. 'The consensus of th...
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YAP Receives Grants from the Darden Foundation

YAP Receives Grants from the Darden Foundation

  • 3/20/2014 8:00:00 PM
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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...
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