Youth Advocate Program, Inc. (YAP)

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Youth Advocate Program, Inc. (YAP)
1125 Atlantic Ave., Suite 700
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Intervention services in community for children at risk.

Contact

Phone (609) 345-7333
Urlwww.yapinc.org/WhereWeWork/UnitedStates/NewJersey/tabid/194/Default.aspx
Emaillfauntleroy@yapinc.org
Fax (609) 345-7566
2nd Phone

General Info

Hours9:00 - 5:00 M-F
DirectorLamont Fauntleroy, Director
Languages Other Than English

Other Info

Newsletter
Last Update2014

Typical YAP services focus on intensive advocacy, case management, mentoring, family support, life skills training, anger management/coping skills training, and supported work programs with youth and teen fathers. YAP can tailor these services for those at risk of out of home placement, detention, incarceration, truancy, gang involvement, and criminal activity. As an approved NJ Behavioral Health provider under the State Medicaid program, YAP also serves an additional 100 youth and their families at any given time and employs bachelor, master and licensed level therapeutic staff. More recently, YAP has begun introducing its model for serving those on the Autism Spectrum through various training programs.

Subjects: Youth, Teens, Teenager, Children, counseling, autism, advocacy
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