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.
- June 19, 2018
Jesse Kannam discusses how summer learning programs can curtail learning loss and also support youth in other important ways.
- May 22, 2018
Jenna Tomasello offers insight into how alternative education settings can better serve traditionally underserved youth.