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Competitive Personal Responsibility Education Program Grantee Profiles

Published: April 10, 2017

Ambassadors for Christ Youth Ministries, Inc.
Houston, TX
Grantee Website: www.afcyouth.org
Contact Person: Sherrie Young-Sams, Executive Director
Phone: (713) 885-4163
Email: SYoung@afcyouth.org
Award Amount: $668,764

Ambassadors for Christ Youth Ministries, Inc. is projected to serve 300 youth annually, ages 15 to 19. The program implements the evidence based Promoting Health Among Teens, Cuidate, and Be Proud Be Responsible Be Protective curricula at 10 urban school-based locations in Harris County and incorporates the following adult preparation subjects into their :programming: healthy relationships, adolescent development, parent-child communication, healthy life skills, financial literacy, and educational and career success.

Center for Success and Independence, Inc.
Houston, TX
Grantee Website: tcsi.org
Contact Person: Marylou Erbland, Clinical Director
Phone: (713) 426-4545
Email: merbland@tcsi.org
Award Amount: $642,296

Center for Success and Independence, Inc. serves 119 youth annually, ages 13 to 17, at 4 juvenile justice settings within Harris and Fort Bend counties. The program implements the evidence based Transition to Independence Process, Sisters Saving Sisters, and MPowerment curricula. The program also provides students with education on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, healthy life skills, and educational and career success.

Change Happens
Houston, TX
Grantee Website: www.changehappenstx.org
Contact Person: Helen Stagg, Senior Director
Phone: (713) 374-1285
Email: hstagg@changehappenstx.org
Award Amount: $668,764

Change Happens implements the evidence based Becoming a Responsible Teen curriculum, and provides students with education on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, parent-child communication, educational and career success. The program anticpates serving 720 youth annually, ages 14 to19, within 7 urban Houston schools.

City of Alexandria
Alexandria, VA
Grantee Website: www.alexandriava.gov
Contact Person: Lisette Torres, ACAP Coordinator
Phone: (703) 746-3130
Email: lisette.torres@alexandriava.gov
Award Amount: $299,699

City of Alexandria implements the evidence based Cuidate, Be Proud Be Responsible, Draw the Line/Respect the Line, and Becoming a Responsible Teen curricula at 9 school-based urban locations. Serving 254 youth annually, ages 11to 19, the program provides programming to students on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, healthy life skills, and financial literacy.

Commonwealth of Northern Marina Island (CNMI) Public School System
Saipan, CNMI
Grantee Website: www.cnmipss.org
Contact Person: Melisha San Nicolas, PREP Coordinator
Phone: (670) 237-3001
Email: melisha.sannicolas@cnmipss.org
Award Amount: $250,000

Serving 550 youth annually in grades 6, 7, and 8, throughout the island of Saipan, CNMI Public School System implements Making a Difference (6th grade), Making Proud Choices (7th grade), and Be Proud! Be Responsible! (8th grade) curricula at 6 schools. The programs educate students on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, parent-child communication, healthy life skills, and adolescent development.

Family Service of Roanoke Valley
Roanoke, VA
Grantee Website: www.fsrv.org
Contact Person: Sharon Thacker, President and CEO
Phone: (540) 563-5316
Email: sthacker@fsrv.org
Award Amount: $267,048

Family Service of Roanoke Valley implements the evidence based TOP curriculum at 12 schools, public housing, community, juvenile justice facilities within the Roanoke area. The program serves 200 youth ages 10 to 19 annually in middle and high schools and incorporates programming on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, financial literacy, and adolescent development.

Future Leaders Outreach Network
Arlington, TX
Grantee Website: flon.org
Contact Person: Diana Clemons, Executive Director
Phone: (817) 678-4695
Email: dclemons@flon.org
Award Amount: $667,687

Future Leaders Outreach Network implements Project AIM and Choosing the Best curriculum at 7 school-based sites in Arlington, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Tarrant. Serving 1,300 youth annually, ages 11 to 19, the program provides programming on the following adult preparation subjects: parent-child communication, financial literacy, and educational and career success.

Health Care Education and Training, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN
Grantee Website: hcet.info
Contact Person: Abby Hunt, Executive Director
Phone: (317) 247-9008
Email: ahunt@hcet.org
Award Amount: $537,214

Health Care Education and Training, Inc. plans to serve 565 youth annually, ages 12 to 19. The program implements Power Through Choices, Teen Outreach Program, and Be Proud Be Responsible curricula at 10 schools, community-based, juvenile detention locations in Marion County, Indiana. The project incorporates the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, parent-child communication, and healthy life skills.

Healthy Future of Texas
San Antonio, TX
Grantee Website: hf-tx.org
Contact Name and Position: Janet Realini, President
Phone: (210) 223-4589
Email: JRealini@HF-TX.org
Award Amount: $668,764

Healthy Future of Texas serves 1,500 youth annually, ages 18 and19, within urban San Antonio. The program implements the evidence based SHARP and 17 Days curricula at 3 school-based (community colleges) and community-based settings, providing students and incorporates the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, healthy life skills, and financial literacy.

Heartland Rural Health Network
Avon Park, FL
Grantee Website: www.hrhn.org
Contact Person: Melissa Thibodeau, Executive Director
Phone: 863-452-6530
Email: melissa.thibodeau@hrhn.org
Award Amount: $419,831

Heartland Rural Health Network intends to serve 2,000 youth annually within 9 Avon Park County middle and high schools. The program implements Get Real program, and provides programming for students on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, and healthy life skills.

Intersections, Inc.
Pago Pago, AS
Grantee Website: www.intersectionsweb.com
Contact Person: Moelilia Seui, Executive Director
Phone: (684) 733-5314
Email: liaseui@gmail.com
Award Amount: $250,000

Intersections, Inc. serves 500 youth annually, ages 12 to 19, across rural and urban areas in American Samoa. The program implements Heritage Keepers curriculum at four high schools and community-based settings. Intersections, Inc. provides students with programming on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy life skills, healthy relationships, and parent-child communication.

James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
Grantee Website: www.jmu.edu/iihhs/index.shtml
Contact Name and Position: Michael Maurice, Program Director, Office on Children & Youth
Phone: (540) 568-6007
Email: mauricma@jmu.edu
Award Amount: $565,674

James Madison University serves 1,828 youth annually, ages 10 to 19, within the urban and rural Harrisonburg and Rockingham areas. The program implements the evidence based Teen Outreach Program, Draw the Line/Respect the Line, and Safer Choices curricula at 15 school and community-based settings. James Madison University provides students with education on following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, parent-child communication, educational and career success, healthy life skills, and adolescent development.

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
Grantee Website: www.ndsu.edu
Contact Person: Amy Scott, Assistant Director, Sponsored Programs Admin.
Phone: (701) 231-8045
Email: ndsu.research@ndsu.edu
Award Amount: $250,000

North Dakota State University provides students with adult preparation skills training in: adolescent development, healthy relationships, and healthy life skills. The program is projected to serve 196 youth annually, ages 14 and 19 at 7 community-based settings , juvenile justice, and foster care sites in Fargo, North Dakota, implementing SHARP and Making Proud Choices curricula.

PATH, Inc.
Valparaiso, IN
Grantee Website: www.positiveteenhealth.org
Contact Person: Donna Golob, Executive Director
Phone: (219) 548-8783
Award Amount: $461,605

PATH servs 1,500 youth annually, ages 12 to 14, at 15 schools within the urban communities of Hammond, East Chicago, Gary, Griffith, Merriville, and Crown Point. The Program implements the Promoting Health Among Teens and Love Notes curricula. PATH incorporates education on the following adult preparation subjects: adolescent development, parent-child communication, and educational and career success.

Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast
West Palm Beach, FL
Grantee Website: www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-south-east-north-florida
Contact Person: Cory Neering, Vice President of Education
Phone: (561) 472-9973
Email: Cory.Neering@ppsenfl.org
Award Amount: $791,193

Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast plans to serve 1,500 youth ages 10 to 19, and 300 parents annually. The program is implemented in 8 school or community based locations in Homestead, Miami, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Riviera Beach, Lake Worth, Gainesville, and Jacksonville, Florida, all of which are urban except Gainesville, a suburban location. Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast implements Cuidate and Teen Outreach Program curricula. The grantee also , educates students on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, parent-child communication, healthy life skills, financial literacy, and educational and career success.

Seasons of Change, Inc.
Arlington, TX
Grantee Website: www.seasonsofchangeinc.com
Contact Person: Larry Evans, Officer
Phone: (817) 277-9600
Email: sofchanginc@aol.com
Award Amount: $520,150

Seasons of Change, Inc. provides students with programming on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, financial literacy, parent-child communication, educational and career success, healthy life skills.They are projected to serve 1,000 youth annually, ages 14 to 19. The program implements the evidence based Teen Outreach Program (TOP) curriculum at 4 school-based locations in Fort Worth.

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Grantee Website: www.tamu.edu
Contact Person Kelly Wilson, Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology
Phone: (979) 845-3503
Email: kwilson@tamu.edu
Award Amount: $250,001

Texas A&M University projects to serve 1,735 middle school youth annually within rural Maverick County. The program Implements the evidence based curricula Cuidate and Making Proud Choices curricula. The program also provides students with education on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, parent-child communication, and healthy life skills.

Trinity Church, Inc.
Miami, FL
Grantee Website: peacemakers.com
Contact Name: Linda Freeman, Executive Director
Phone: 954-562-8638
Email: lfreeman2006@gmail.com
Award Amount: $794,240

Trinity Church, Inc. is projected to serve 1,125 young people ages 10 to 20 annually within Miami. The program implements Reducing the Risk, Love Notes, Making Proud Choices, and Relationship Smarts curricula at 10 schools, community organizations, juvenile justice locations, and foster care group homes. Trinity Church, Inc. provides students with programming students on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, life skills, and financial literacy.

Unity Family Community Center, Inc.
Williston, FL
Contact Person: Willie Battles, CEO
Phone: (352) 528-3556
Email: unityfamilycc@aol.com
Award Amount: $487,889

Unity Family Community Center, Inc. is projected to serve 1,000 youth annually, ages 10 to19 years old, within Alachua, Levy, Marion, and Union Counties in the State of Florida. The program implements Reducing the Risk curriculum at 19 Schools, juvenile settings and community based organizations, providing students with programming on the following adult preparation subjects: financial literacy, healthy relationships, parent-child communication, and healthy lifeskills.

The Virginia League for Planned Parenthood, Inc.
Richmond, VA
Grantee Website: www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-virginia-league
Contact Person: Paulette McElwain, President and CEO
Phone: (804) 482-6136
Email: paulettemcelwain@vlpp.org
Award Amount: $338,880

The Virginia League for Planned Parenthood, Inc. plans to serve 1,970 youth annually, ages 10 to 20, at community-based settings within the Hampton Roads area. The program implements the evidence based Reducing the Risk and Making Proud Choices curricula, which provides students with education on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, healthy life skills, and parent-child communication.

WestCare Pacific Islands, Inc.
Hagatna, GU
Grantee Website: www.westcare.com
Contact Person: Maurice Lee, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: (702) 385-2090, ext. 20905
Email: maurice.lee@westcare.com
Award Amount: $500,000

Serving 650 youth annually aged 10 to 19, WestCare Pacific Islands, Inc. provides competitive PREP at 4 middle schools across Guam and Palau. The program implements Draw the Line/Respect the Line and Teen Health Project curricula and provides students with education on the following adult preparation subjects: healthy relationships, parent-child communication, and educational and career success.

Last Reviewed: April 27, 2017

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