Youth Support Services
Youth Support – Children and Adolescents: Youth Support Services exists under the umbrella of Peer Support Services. Youth support services assist and support the adolescent in understanding their role in accessing services, becoming informed consumers of services and self-advocacy. Youth support may include, but not limited to, mentoring, advocating, and educating through youth support activities individually or in groups. All support services must be provided in a context that is youth centered, family-focused, strengths based, culturally competent and responsive to each adolescent’s psycho-social, developmental, and treatment care needs.