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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;

Email:

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

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

Mission:
"Helping youth and adults partner to create positive change"

Description:
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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