Youth Enrichment Services Programs
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All programming listed below includes limited transportation for youth. Incentives are given to youth based on attendance and engagement.
PASS (Program Alternative to Structured Sentencing): Certified teachers provide education at Denney Juvenile Justice Center and in the community using a combination of classroom and hands-on learning opportunities. Youth have the opportunity to earn seat hours or work towards a GED. Wrap-around case management and education advocacy is provided. House arrest is included unless otherwise stated in a court-order.
JETS (Juvenile Education Transition Service): Certified teachers provide education at Denney Juvenile Justice Center and in the community using a combination of classroom and hands-on learning opportunities. Youth have the opportunity to earn seat hours or work towards a GED. Wrap-around case management and education advocacy is provided. No house arrest.
STEP (Snohomish County Teen Evening Program): Evening programming for low-risk, ARY/CHINS & Truancy youth. Programming may include Project Girl (female-identifying youth only), Art Alternatives at the Schack Art Center, Teen Storytellers Digital Gym (Film groups), and CCS (Catholic Community Services) Journaling for youth with mental health or substance abuse concerns.
Community Connections: Youth set prosocial goals and identify strategies to meet that goal with support from YES staff, grounded in positive youth justice principles.
Wellness Program: Programming for youth with substance abuse and/or mental health concerns/diagnosis. Programming uses a variety of therapeutic services to support youth and connect them to their communities.
Trails to Success (Education Employment Training): The program provides job training and experience for youth in conjunction with education advocacy. Youth who finish this evidence-based program will have received job readiness training, resumes, interview prep/practice, support with job applications, education advocacy, food handler’s permit, support identifying professional references, and work experience. Some virtual programming components are available. Youth will be paid in the form of a stipend for completing programming.