1. Reconnecting Youth

Reconnecting Youth

If someone's life is in danger, call 911 or your local emergency number. We have shared crisis support services for specific needs.
This report builds from a body of work that describes how self-regulation can be applied as a framework for promoting health and well-being for youth through co-regulation.
Supportive services are services that enable an individual to participate in WIOA activities.
This case study describes how federally-funded technical assistance helped the Children's Services Council parlay lessons learned from past programs serving disconnected youth into a more expansive effort to align funding for this population across all county systems and services.
Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth (P3) gives local, state, and Tribal governments flexibility to innovate to improve the outcomes of disconnected youth, offering waivers of federal requirements that impede effective and integrated service delivery. It also offers the ability to blend funds from multiple federal programs, eliminating the need ...
Core components are the parts, features, attributes, or characteristics of an intervention that research shows are associated with its success.
This webpage from the Child Welfare Information Gateway shares resources on how professionals and other caring adults can support young people who are in their care during times of uncertainty.
American Institutes for Research. (2019). Opportunity Youth Research Agenda. Washington, DC: Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs. Arnett, J. J. (2000). Emerging adulthood: A theory of development from the late teens through the twenties. The American Psychologist, 55(5), 469-480. Borges Martins, E., Elder, J., Lewis, K., & Burd-Sharps, S. (2009). Goals for ...
Federal Initiatives The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program is a community-based program that leads, trains, and mentors young people between the ages of 16 and 18 who are unemployed and have left school, so that they may become productive citizens in America's future. Results from a three year evaluation showed that ChalleNGe participants are more ...
Engaging opportunity youth and former opportunity youth as leaders in research and programming provides many benefits. First, this type of engagement can connect opportunity youth with more experience in developing their leadership skills, while also making positive connections with adults. Second, involving opportunity youth as leaders can help inform development ...
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