Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $197,329)
The Community Outreach Center (COC) will provide positive after school programs aimed at reducing the number of at-risk factors and molding developing youth into accomplished, productive, emotionally self-sufficient, community minded adults. The COC project will serve 60 at-risk middle school students (ages 11-14) through the operation of an extended day after school program providing remedial academic assistance, mentoring, recreation, and full supper. Performance measures will include survey data of all participants to include but not limited to, age, gender, ethnic data, home language, employment status of parents, attendance; and outcome measures to calculate educational gain in student standardized local or state academic test scores and positive change in behaviors and attitudes.NCA/NCF
- FACES for the Future - Public Health Youth Corps Mentorship Program for Youth Affected by Substance Use Disorder
- Boys & Girls Clubs of the TN Valley's OJJDP Juvenile Mentoring Program for Youth Affected by the Opiod Use will serve 300 youth across 22 Club sites in our 5 County service area in East TN.
- Turtle Mountain Drug Treatment Court