Denver Area Youth Services Address: 1530 W 13th Ave Denver, CO 80204 (7 Miles Away) Map & Directions Telephone: (303) 698-2300 Website: https://www.denveryouthservices.org/ Services: The Denver Area Youth Services Day Treatment Program This service is licensed as a Day Treatment Facility by the State of Colorado and is a Colorado Department of Education (CDE) approved eligible facility school. The Bryant St. Academy serves students between the ages of 16 and 21 by providing the necessary knowledge and experience for successful transition into adulthood and independence through GED preparation, accrual of seat hours toward transitioning back to public school, and a focus on post-secondary opportunities. All students attending the Academy receive a comprehensive service package which includes evidence-based curriculum for education, transition, life skills, and social emotional development.The Bryant St. Academy has been designated as an official Positive Behavior Support (PBS) facility. Therapeutic services are provided to all students and include; individual, family, group, substance abuse and transition. The Bryant St. Academy's commitment to our students is based on transition philosophy. All aspects of the program center on what the student needs to be successful after leaving the program. From the point of intake we consider ourselves to be the link between where the student was referred from and where they are going. This includes continued education, job placement, relationship building, family services, increased self-efficacy and the decreasing of barriers to success.The Academy is committed to allowing our students to experience success by providing opportunities to practice skills in a safe environment including the community through preparing students to pursue post-secondary opportunities and our job readiness workshops. All of our teachers are licensed Special Educators, and the staff at the Bryant St. Academy are qualified professionals who are committed to providing evidence-based approaches and methodology to adolescents in a strength-based, youth-centered day treatment environment. The Academy is located at 688 Bryant St. bryant street academy, alternative schooling, young adult, teen, at-risk youth, special education, substance abuse services, therapy, counseling(303) 302-3297(303) 302-3519http://denveryouth.orgCHILL Snowboarding Experiential snowboarding program for inner-city youth Burton Snowboard Company targets inner-city youth by integrating snowboarding experiences with the challenges of everyday life into a program called CHILL. Enrolled youth are chaperoned up to local ski areas for six weeks of instruction. Weekly themes focus on the challenging aspects on physical and mental activities. The various themes are introduced to provide focus on achieving skills desired to snowboard and to build athleticism: Patience, Persistence, Respect, Courage, Responsibility, and Pride. Measures for impact of change will be evaluated in accordance with educational sessions.GED Programs for Local Denver Communities The GED program provides the opportunity for residents of Sun Valley and Platte Valley communities to obtain their educational diploma. Classes are offered weekly at each site. This program is self-paced and focuses on individual strengths and weaknesses for the five required sections of GED. Classes offer pre/post testing to ensure the building of skills for each of the GED sections. Official GED testing is coordinated with Denver Housing Authority. Nurturing Young Fathers Young father support Denver Area Youth Services provides a 13-week program utilizing the Nurturing Fathers curriculum. We target teen-age fathers and fathers under the age of 24 years of age. The Nurturing Young Fathers Program also provides activities and follow-through projects, meals at every class session, diapers, emergency food supplies, blankets, formula, etc. The Nurturing Young Fathers Program also assists and supports the participant in the process of child support issues, visitations, and joint custody court matters. PATHS and PATHS Transitional ServicesPATHS is a funded program aimed to reduce the number of youth in the detention center by providing comprehensive services to youth and their family involved in the juvenile justice system in the 17th Judicial District. PATHS has qualified, diverse and bi-lingual staff to provide the following services to each client and their family; electronic-home-monitoring, drug and alcohol, individual and family therapy, urinalysis testing, recreational activities, mentors, community service, as well as educational and employment support.The PATHS Transitional Services Program for DYC Parolees offers more than a menu of services to our young clients. We provide the quality individuals who are behind the services. Upon parole, the PATHS Case Manager is probably the most available and is possibly the Hours: Contact for the clinic for more information about hours.
Eligibility: May be income or other critieria. Contact DAYS for more information.