Wraparound supports refers to those services that help youth facing challenges become self-sufficient and thrive. These might include: education and workforce training, vocational rehabilitation, health and mental health services, food, housing, transportation, childcare, mentoring, and counseling. It is critical to coordinate these services and supports across systems, customizing them for each youth. Young people also need to be consistently supported by a caring, competent adult to help them navigate programs and services.
Portland, Oregon: Proving Multiple Options to Meet the Needs of Struggling Students and Out-of-School Youth
OverviewThe American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) facilitated two trips to help national policy leaders learn more about re-engaging disconnected youth and expand…
OverviewThe American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) facilitated a series of field trips around the country …