Youth Services


With the Supporting Youth Victims grant AVPH plans to deliver the most current information, services, and support to children and youth aged 6 to 17 years old who are crime victims because of the opioid crisis. Partners:
· Friends of the Children (Mentoring)
· Lancaster School District
· Tarzana Treatment Centers
· Bartz Altadonna
· Youth Opioid Coalition


With the Ready to Rise grant, AVPH plans to expand and deepen the current services being provided by the SYV program to increase services to an additional 50 youth and young adults aged 11 to 24 years old. AVPH will work closely with the local community partners to identify and engage the target population and support each child or youth. Providing and establish a comprehensive, community driven and multidisciplinary response to youth who are in the juvenile system or at risk to be in the juvenile system. Partners:
· Youth Opioid Coalition
· Probation


With the United Way grant, AVPH plans to increase the rates of low-income students who graduate from high school prepared for college and a career. AVPH has provided career speakers and workshops to multiple schools in the AV. Partners:
· Lancaster School District


The United We Mentor program helps to empower youth in the Antelope Valley community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential. The mentoring program is exclusive to the LSD and utilizes volunteers age 18 and above who are willing to commit to be a friend to a young person for a period of at least one year. Partners:
· Lancaster School District
· Colleges/Universities


The Social Services Explorers program; equips and builds up young leaders to impact their schools and communities. Partners:
· Lancaster School District

Relative Home Assessment Program Relative Support Services

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