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Comcast Contributes $20K to Salt Lake County Youth Services

By Mike Varanakis, Youth Services Public Information Officer

Salt Lake County Youth Services and The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake announced new STEM initiatives available to Salt Lake valley youth on February 3rd. 228 more words


How Mentoring Helps Youth and Adults

Authored by Anne Schmidt, SLCO Youth Services Prevention and Outreach Supervisor Alyssa Childs, Youth Services Peer Mentor
Keeley Bierwolf, Christmas Box International-JourneyUP Mentor Project (JUMP) Manager… 640 more words


January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

By Elizabeth Hendrix, MSW, TIP Program Director, Refugee & Immigrant Center, Asian Association of Utah

Many of us have heard about human trafficking, but imagine it as something that happens only in other countries. 1,062 more words


Youth and Families Making New Year’s Resolutions – Happy 2016!

Authored by Chris Bereshnyi, Crisis Counselor and Carol Hendrycks, Communications Manager

For adults, making a resolution for your self should focus on self-discipline and is critical in making change, focused and deliberate. 553 more words


The Pros and Cons of Youth Participation in Sports: Tips for Parents

By Tamarra Evans-Sluga, Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor

We love sports. Professional, prep, and youth athletics are an integral part of life for most Americans. Many individuals become active in team or individual sports starting in youth or adolescents. 952 more words


Online Educational and Enriching Winter Season Activities

By Ricky Vigil, Youth Services Afterschool Program Coordinator

It seems like forever since the school year kicked off in late August and youth involved in the Afterschool Programs at Youth Services have been waiting for winter. 630 more words


Kearns Junior High Afterschool Building Club

By Bel Villa, Youth Services Afterschool Family Resource Coordinator

Kearns Junior High, and its Afterschool Program, have a long tradition being involved in the local community. 270 more words