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

Youth M.O.V.E. Georgia (Statewide Chapter)

Mailing Address:
1381 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: (404) 758-4500

Contact Person: Josh Davis

Email:

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

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

Mission:
Youth M.O.V.E National is a youth led national organization devoted to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have lived experience in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare.

Description:
A unique program for at-risk youth, the Peer Center is staffed by peers who serve as mentors and teamworkers. These Peer Mentors are young adults ages 17 to 25 who are successfully navigating the path from adolescence to adulthood. They assist program participants who are trying to make the same transition by offering training and development in areas such as education, housing, financial aid, and other life skills.

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)

Organization type:
• A local youth-guided chapter of a national or statewide organization

Region(s) served:
• Statewide

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