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YAP Sister Agency Raises Awareness of its Work with Guatemala Families

YAP Sister Agency Raises Awareness of its Work with Guatemala Families

  • 6/20/2019 5:04:00 PM
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Guatemala sister agency Siembra Bien is raising awareness of its efforts to address the violence, extreme poverty, drug trafficking and unemployment that cause Guatemalan families to risk family separation and the lives of their children to seek asylum in the U.S. This week, the agency and families it serves shared stories with a German television crew. Like YAP, Siembra Bien [Sowing Well] provides holistic community-based intensive mentoring and family, ...
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Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Fills Critical Gaps in Opioid Addiction Recovery Journey

Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Fills Critical Gaps in Opioid Addiction Recovery Journey

  • 6/12/2019 8:46:00 PM
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Massena, NY (June 12, 2019) – Throughout his life, Bobby Knepp, 32, of Massena, NY, has battled demons that come with growing up believing adult addiction and childhood sexual and physical abuse are normal. He was about five before  when he realized it isn’t  and 10 when he turned to alcohol and drugs, himself, to cope and escape.By age 16, Knepp was using and dealing opioids. “It started with Vicodin that a girlfriend stole from her grandparents. They’d get two...
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Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. and Adult Services Piloting Program to Connect People with Disabilities with Meaningful Jobs and Contacts

Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. and Adult Services Piloting Program to Connect People with Disabilities with Meaningful Jobs and Contacts

  • 6/7/2019 10:50:00 AM
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Free 12-week Program Accepting a Few More Trainees Until June 15 Gettysburg, PA (June 4, 2018) -- Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. and Adult Services is piloting YAPWORX DD, a free work readiness and networking opportunity for 18-21-year-old Adams County residents who have developmental disabilities. The 12-week free training takes place Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, June 24-Sept. 30, at 57 N 5th St. in Gettysburg.YAPWORX DD participants will work with YAP Advocates who will help them...
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