Help For At Risk Teens in Florida
Various governmental and non-governmental organizations have shown their efforts in helping the at risk teens in Florida. Covenant House Florida serves runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth under 21 including teen parents and their babies. Each year, they reach hundreds of kids in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando via street outreach, crisis shelters, transitional housing projects, and aftercare, making Covenant House Florida one of the largest private agencies serving runaway and homeless youth in the state of Florida. There are more than a hundred boarding schools in Florida for troubled teen girls. Due to a large Christian presence in the state, most of the girls boarding schools in Florida have a Christian heritage, although most of them are non-denominational, accept students from other religion and do not discriminate students on the basis of faith, beliefs, nationality or ethnicity. Florida Juvenile Boot Camp will transform you teen into a well-balanced successful individual. ARISE is a non-profit, created in 1986, that provides a rich assortment of time tested, evidence-based life skills curricula for at-risk youth. ARISE also offers staff training that enhances the effectiveness of those who care for troubled youth and adolescents. They have created programs that focus on priceless advice parents and grandparents once shared as families sat around the kitchen table at the end of the day. Sequel Youth and Family Services (“Sequel”) was founded in 1999 to operate a single school for adjudicated delinquent boys. Since then the company has experienced tremendous growth, and now serves a wide range of populations in a wide range of settings. Child Anxiety and Phobia Program at Florida International University is a comprehensive diagnostic assessments and state-of-the-art treatments for children and adolescents (7-16 years old) who are experiencing excessive fear and anxiety related problems. All fees at CAPP are based on a sliding scale, and tend to be nominal. There is no charge for the initial assessment.