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.
PACE Center for Girls, Inc. provides girls and young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy.
PACE Center for Girls is a non- for- profit organization providing voluntary, gender-responsive alternatives to delinquency or dependency for girls ages 11-17. PACE stands as a nationally recognized model for reducing long term costs associated with incarceration, teen pregnancy, substance abuse, dropping out of school, unemployment and long term economic dependency. The PACE model, with an average length of stay of 9-15 months, provides year-round, comprehensive and holistic education, social services (case management, counseling and therapeutic treatment) and career readiness in a gender responsive environment that promotes protective factors and mitigates risk factors associated with girls' delinquency.