Compliance Hotline: 1.800.324.5794

YAP News
Archive by category: Juvenile JusticeReturn

YAP Saving Taxpayers Money in Lebanon, PA

  • 9/20/2017 10:15:00 AM
  • View Count 14
Lebanon County PA Juvenile Probation saved $400,000 during the past fiscal year and increased community safety through a partnership with Youth Advocate Programs.  YAP's community-based treatment services are cheaper than residential placement.  "We've been able to provide community protection, treatment to the juveniles, but still be fiscally responsible at the same time," said Sue Christner, Deputy Director of Lebanon County Probation Services, Juvenile Unit.  ...
Read More
No Throwaway Kids

No Throwaway Kids

  • 3/4/2016 9:38:00 AM
  • View Count 1009
In this Huffington Post blog, Shaena Fazal, YAP National Policy Director, urges politicians and the public to stop treating youth in conflict with the law like throwaway kids by confining them.  She points to new polling data that suggests the majority of Americans agree that youth can be taught to take responsibility for their actions without resorting to incarceration.  "The time is right to focus our energy and resources on bringing and keeping young people safely home and abandoning the yout...
Read More
JJ Organizations Share Policy Platform for JJ Reform with Presidential Candidates

JJ Organizations Share Policy Platform for JJ Reform with Presidential Candidates

  • 2/26/2016 10:27:00 AM
  • View Count 2086
Nine national juvenile justice organizations developed a policy platform for juvenile justice reform and shared it with all Presidential candidates. Please CLICK HERE to read more.February 23, 2016Dear Presidential Candidate,We know you care about keeping our communities safe, ensuring the welfare of our children, and guaranteeing a fair and equitable justice system for all. While there are realistic, sensible policies and programs that can help us realize these goals, our current justice syste...
Read More

Pay-for-Success Watch: Youth Advocate Programs Enters the PFS Fray

  • 2/12/2016 2:22:00 PM
  • View Count 2620
by John Kellyreprinted with permission from The Chronicle of Social ChangeYouth Services Insider has learned that Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), one of the few national providers of community-based programs for juvenile offenders, has entered into its first pay-for-success (PFS) venture.The Harrisburg, Penn.-based outfit is partnering with several foundations and stakeholders in Indiana on a two-year, $800,000 project to serve youth in Marion County, better known to the world as Indianapolis.“Y...
Read More
Page 1 of 5 FirstPrevious [1]2345 Last

Media & Press Inquiries

For media and press inquiries, please contact Shaena Fazal at
Safely Home YAP Film
Full-Length Version
Abbreviated Version
Search by Keyword
News Archive