Monroe County

in

Youth First

Donate

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

What Monroe County says about Youth First

“Having a Youth First Social Worker on our counseling staff at Edgewood Junior High School has greatly improved our system of support for students. A Youth First Social Worker brings professional expertise and a heartfelt manner that is a difference maker. Their genuine commitment to the care and well-being of our students is apparent in their daily work.  We are very thankful to have a Youth First Social Worker as a part of our team!”

“We are grateful for the work you do to take care of the needs of our young people in this community and are pleased to have the opportunity to support this important work.  We know that it is as pressing now as ever with all the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis.”

Monroe County Partners

Monroe Calendar

July 15 - 16

Beanstock 2022 – VIB Event

No event found!

Youth First Partner Schools

County Advocates

Label 1Label 2
Matt DavisMichele Simms
Liz IrwinTom Norris

Monroe News

Benefits of Outdoor Play

, ,
By Jenna Kruse, LSW - June 29, 2022 - It’s no secret that there has been a great shift in the types of activities that children prefer. According to the Child Mind Institute, the average American child spends 4 to 7 minutes a day in…

Parenting with Grace

, ,
By Heather Miller - June 22, 2022 - Author Jill Churchill once wrote, “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” Before having children, I had many ideas of what I would and would not do as a mom.…

Important Tips for Raising Inclusive Children

, ,
By Brooke Skipper, LCSW - June 15, 2022 - Most of us are familiar with the unpleasant feeling of being excluded. In order to raise children who celebrate diversity and include others, we need to be comfortable starting conversations…

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in
Monroe County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Monroe County, contact Becky Jessmer, Regional Development Officer.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Monroe County

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in Monroe County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Monroe County, contact Becky Jessmer, Regional Development Officer.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Monroe County

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in Monroe County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Monroe County, contact Becky Jessmer, Regional Development Officer.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Monroe County