Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

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    Taxonomy Code: FN-1500.3600

    Programs that offer a variety of activities for youth who are at risk for behavior which is likely to involve them in the juvenile justice system with the objective of assisting them to improve self-esteem, to become aware of alternative ways of dealing with feelings and leisure time, and to take responsibility for the consequences of their actions. Included may be counseling, rap and discussion groups, tutoring, companionship programs, alternative peer group experiences and supervised recreational activities.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Denver PAL - Denver Police Activities LeagueA juvenile support program that provides a positive and exciting experience to guide youth to make responsible decisions in life by furnishing positive role models, to foster communication and understanding between youth and the police, and to reduce the incidence of juvenile crime, substance abuse, and gang violence.Denver CountyDenver Police Activities LeagueDenver Police Activities League
    NYPUM National Youth Project Using Minibikes - Larimer County Department of Human ServicesNYPUM The National Youth Project Using Minibikes is a program for youth ages 10-16 and their families. Youth are taught to ride Minibike motorcycles by professionally trained riders. Youth are then able to earn riding time by working on weekly goals that are aimed at helping to change their behavior. The family is required to participate in a multifamily group that is aimed at helping parents and youth live together successfully and overcome a multitude of issues. Groups last for 6 months and meet on a weekly basis, including some weekends.Larimer CountyLarimer County Department of Human Services - Larimer County Department of Human ServicesLarimer County Department of Human Services
    REACH and SHOP Programs - District Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial DistrictREACH is a four-hour educational seminar where participants learn about important life skills, character development, and the ways that having a criminal record as a juvenile can affect opportunities in the future. Volunteers from the community serve as guest speakers on these topics. SHOP focuses on issues related to theft, including who it hurts directly and indirectly. Participants will gain an understanding of the risks and potential losses to themselves, their family, and the community. The program also stresses the importance of avoiding these types of situations, how to handle peer pressure, and why theft is harmful to have on one's criminal record.Pueblo CountyREACHDistrict Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial District
    Teen Programs (Aurora Family YMCA) - YMCA of Metropolitan DenverOffers a variety of programs for teens, including the following: - Camping - Social/Teen Nights - Environmental Leadership and Governmental Leadership - Juvenile Referral Activities - Service Learning Projects - Leadership DevelopmentArapahoe CountyAurora Family YMCA - YMCA of Metropolitan DenverYMCA of Metropolitan Denver
    Young Adult Services (Frederick) - Family Youth & Family ConnectionsAssists youth struggling with life issues, are out of parental control or are engaged in anti-social behaviors. An individual assessment and referral to appropriate resources will be provided, as well as four months of case management.Weld CountyYouth and Family ConnectionsYouth & Family Connections
    Young Adult Services (Greeley) - Family Youth & Family ConnectionsAssists youth struggling with life issues, are out of parental control or are engaged in anti-social behaviors. An individual assessment and referral to appropriate resources will be provided, as well as four months of case management. .Weld CountyYouth and Family ConnectionsYouth & Family Connections

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