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Gang Out - Expansion Program -
To Provide services to youth to reduce recidivism in Richland, Aiken, Darlington and Pickens Counties

Award Information

Award #
2008-JL-FX-0217
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2008
Total funding (to date)
$447,174
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $447,174)

A Better Way, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit, faith and community-based prevention, intervention, and treatment organization designed to promote healthy living creating positive alternatives for children and families while reducing the likelihood of 'at-risk' behavior. The ultimate goal is to reduce/prevent juvenile delinquency and gang-related activity/crime and develop and implement anti-gang interventions for children and families from a variety of multi-disciplinary methods. Project 'GO' (Gang Out) is a major initiative of A Better Way. Project 'GO' identifies existing and potential gang members and their families interested in leaving a gang life. Project GO teaches and educates former gang members and their families how to explore positive alternatives that do not include gang life. The program is a community based program broken into 4 phases: Identification, Implementation, Evaluation, and Re-entry. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 14, 2008