The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
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The Capital Youth Empowerment Program, Inc. (CYEP) is a non-profit with the mission to provide innovative, high quality, and cost effective programs that address the fatherless home, teen pregnancy, and family dysfunction. Established in 2008, CYEP s... Read more
The Capital Youth Empowerment Program, Inc. (CYEP) is a non-profit with the mission to provide innovative, high quality, and cost effective programs that address the fatherless home, teen pregnancy, and family dysfunction. Established in 2008, CYEP strengthens the Northern Virginia community by addressing family dysfunction through education and family reunification.
Fathers in Touch focuses on enhancing a father’s emotional and financial involvement in the lives of their children. Additionally, FIT encourages responsible fatherhood, supports the role of the fathers to ensure the well-being of their children, and increase family functioning. FIT is a 12 week fatherhood (parenting) program that includes supervised monthly activities and coaching/mentoring for the fathers.
The teen pregnancy prevention program, Project Success, is tailored for middle and high school-aged males AIDS/HIV, STD, and teen pregnancy prevention education.
Becoming a Responsible Teen (BART) is a group-level, education and behavior skills training intervention designed to reduce risky sexual behaviors and improve safer sex skills among adolescents. The 8 intervention sessions, delivered to groups of 5-15 youth, provide information on HIV and STD’s and related risk behaviors and the importance of abstinence and risk reduction.