New Directions for Youth
- Field of Interest:
- Gang Prevention & Intervention
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.
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.