New Directions for Youth

New Directions for Youth
Program Name: 
Gang Prevention & Intervention
Grant Year: 
2010
Grant Type: 
General Community
Grant Amount: 
$20,000
Interest Area: 
Gang Prevention & Intervention
Grant Purpose: 

The Gang Prevention & Intervention program provides gang-related and at-risk youth, ages 14-25, from the San Fernando Valley with wrap-around, comprehensive services, including individualized support, literacy training, and structured after school programs.

Description: 

Founded in 1976, New Directions for Youth (NDY) provides comprehensive programs for at-risk and troubled youth to become productive, self-sufficient, healthy young adults. Its programs aim to reduce juvenile delinquency, crime, gang affiliation, poverty, family dysfunction, unemployment, and child abuse.  NDY collaborates with public agencies and provides direct services and programs to more than 9,000 at-risk and troubled youth each year.