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Before and After School Demostration Program: Prevention

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $986,643)

The Residential Care Consortium (RCC) will work in nine states providing Before- and After-School Demonstration Programming focused on delinquency prevention to both residential and community children. Members of the RCC are working together to address the issue of providing positive and productive activities for at-risk and disenfranchised youth both before and after school. RCC members operate in nine different states: Georgia, Iowa, Nebraska, Montana, Maine, Pennsylvania, Texas, Kentucky, and Minnesota serving over 5000 youth annually. Each member agency helps children from all over their respective states and sometimes out of state. There will be different approaches to serving these at-risk children because of the diversity of state licensing requirements and programs designed for varying environments and types of children.NCA/NCF

The Residential Care Consortium will develop and implement a Systems Improvement Project using competency based and evidenced based training interventions to meet the needs of 1300 employees in the human services field in six states (Maine, Montana, Iowa, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky). The primary goals are to 1) reduce employee turnover; 2) increase employee satisfaction; and 3) improve outcomes for youth served by member agencies. Project activities will include staff development training and technical assistance targeted to staff and supervisors. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 31, 2005