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The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health

Youth Engagement Solutions

Mailing Address:
39402Address: 6641 Hwy 98 W, Suite 202
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Phone: Office: (601)441-1558
Fax: (866) 213-9653

Contact Person: Lacy Kendrick, Executive Director;


Web Site: http://www.YESolutions.org

Population Served:
Child Welfare,Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances,Juvenile Justice,Transition-aged Youth

"Helping youth and adults partner to create positive change"

Youth Engagement Solutions (YESolutions) strongly believes that youth are critical participants in any change process aimed at improving outcomes for youth. YESolutions, a firm led by young adults, provides technical assistance, training, written resources, facilitation, conference coordination, policy development and evaluation services to assist youth-serving organizations to effectively engage youth on local, state and national levels.

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Provide technical assistance (e.g., to other family or youth organizations, child serving agencies)
• Organize conferences
• Participate in child serving system/system of care policy-making and leadership groups
• Participate in child serving system/system of care management meetings
• Provide quality monitoring and evaluation
• Provide advocacy
• Conduct research
• Conduct social marketing

Organization type:
• A national youth-guided organization

Region(s) served:
• National
• Tribal Nations
• US Territories

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