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.
- November 2, 2021
Stephanie, AYPF's executive director, examines youth suicide during the pandemic and how to prevent it.
- October 8, 2021
Kameryn discusses the benefits of community schools, particularly during the pandemic.
- September 15, 2021
Kameryn discusses challenges youth face during the pandemic and opportunities for educational reinvention.
- November 5, 2020
Shawn Knecht writes how out-of-school/afterschool programs help vulnerable students heal from stress & hardships intensified by the pandemic.