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Youth First

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
Pike County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Pike County, contact Ellie Meade, Regional Development Officer.

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

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Pike County, contact Ellie Meade, Regional Development Officer.

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

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Pike County, contact Ellie Meade, Regional Development Officer.

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

Youth First Partner Schools

County Advocates

Lisa JohnsonJoe Dedman
David WaltzVance Hays

Pike News

By Kaitlyn Meredith, MSW, Youth First, Inc. – March 12, 2019 Healthy Friendships By Kaitlyn Meredith, Youth First, Inc. When you think of friendship, what comes to mind? Is it someone that you do homework with? Is it someone that is there for you when the going gets tough? Maybe it’s that person who cheers […]

By Beth Greene, MSW, LSW – March 5, 2019 Technology is the norm in our society today. One in three children learns to use an electronic device before they learn to talk. Does your child get angry when you mention that an electronic device could be taken away as a punishment? Technology addiction is not […]

By Lisa Cossey, LCSW, February 26, 2019 – Most of us have heard the phrase, “You are what you eat.” Recent research into food and the effects it has on the body and mind now have us saying, “Change your food, change your mood.” Our brains are made of many neural pathways, transmitters, and chemicals […]

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What Pike County says about Youth First

The work you and Youth First are doing is truly saving lives. I am the current president of the School Board of Education here in Pike County, and in my years on the board I have seen many good causes come across my desk. Youth First is one that I am very proud to sponsor and very excited to see in the schools and community. I am enclosing my personal contribution to this very worthy program.

David P. WaltzPresident, Pike County School Corporation Board of Directors