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.
- October 17, 2017
This policy brief reviews the current state of research and practice in SEL for underserved populations, and explores potential policy levers for using SEL.
- November 6, 2015
Please Note: This publication is undergoing technical revisions, and will be posted here shortly. We apologize for the inconvenience.There is broad nationwide …
- March 27, 2015
In this brief, The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) investigated and documented pathways into postsecondary education and the workforce for older, vulnerable…
- December 22, 2014
This 1988 landmark report, co-authored by AYPF founder Samuel Halperin, examined the significant obstacles facing young people in the United States in terms of…