- Children & Youth
LocationPO BOX 8045BRIDGEWATER, NJ 08807 United States
Our mission is to provide prevention, intervention, and crisis services assisting individuals, primarily youth, to develop nto responsible and productive members of the community.
Our goals are:
- To act as advocates for our community's youth
- To work collaboratively with other community agencies to link youth to appropriate services
- to involve youth in various volunteer opportunities
- To provide positive role modeling and teach values, life skills, and respect for self and others in order to develop into responsible member of the community.
- to provide positive alternatives to delinquent behavior.
Middle Earth is a designated "Promise Place" by America's Promise, The Alliance for Youth.
The Foundation which was founded in 1997 by General Colin Powell, raises awareness, encourages action and engages in advocacy to provide children with the key supporst the call the Five Promises:
- Caring Adults
- Safe places and constructive use of time
- Healthy start and healthy development
- Effective education for marketable skills and life long learning
- Opprotunities to make a difference through helping others.
America's Promise found that children who recieve at least four of the Five Promises are more likely to succeeed academically, socially, and civically.