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Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program Grantee Profiles

Published: June 12, 2017

Abstinence Between Strong Teens International Inc.
Palmetto Bay, FL
Grantee website: www.bestrongintl.org
Contact Name: Barbara Jean
Phone: (305) 969-7829
Email: mlangshaw@abstinc.com
Award Amount: $442,019.25

Targeting African American and Hispanic Youth ages 10 to 18, Abstinence Between Strong Teens International Inc. proposes to serve 785 youth and 180 parents annually. The SRAE program implements the REAL Essentials curriculum in school settings across Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

Ambassadors for Christ Youth Ministries, Inc.
Houston, TX
Grantee website: www.afcyouth.org
Contact Name: Horacha Jones
Phone: (713) 885-4163
Email: horacha_jones@yahoo.com
Award Amount: $442,019.25

Ambassadors for Christ Youth Ministries, Inc. implements Promoting Health Among Teens! (Abstinence Only ) curriculum in Harris County, TX area schools. Targeting African American and Hispanic youth ages 10 to 14. the grantee proposes to serve 150 youth in year 1, and 200 youth annually in years 2 and 3.

Arizona Youth Partnership
Marana, AZ
Grantee website: www.azyp.org
Contact Name: Lori Malangone
Phone: (520) 744-9595
Email: Lorim@azyp.org
Award Amount: $440,316.98

Arizona Youth Partnership proposes to serve 3,250 youth annually, targeting Latino and Native American young people. The grantee is implementing the Choosing the Best Series and Making A Difference curricula in 6 school based and community-based settings.

BCFS Health and Human Services
McAllen, TX
Grantee website: www.bcfs.net
Contact Name: Heather Chavez
Phone: (956) 630-0010
Email: Hc0414@bcfs.net
Award Amount: $442,019.25

BCFS Health and Human Services implements Promoting Health Among Teens! (Abstinence Only) in two middle schools. The target population is youth ages 11 to 14 years old. The grantee proposes to serve 1,375 youth annually.

Bethany Christian Services
Grand Rapids, MI
Grantee website: www.bethany.org/grand-rapids
Contact Name: Tiffany Clarke
Phone: (616) 224-7550
Email: tclarke@bethany.org
Award Amount: $441,577.23

Targeting Hispanic and African American youth ages 14 to 19, Bethany Christian Services proposes to serve 720 young people over three years, or an average of 240 annually. The grantee implements Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program in schools and community-based organizations throughout Michigan.

Columbus Wellness Center Outreach & Prevention Project, Inc.
Columbus, GA
Grantee website: www.cwcopp.org
Contact Name: Sheila Leonard
Phone: (706) 596-1171
Email: sheila_cwcopp@yahoo.com
Award Amount: $403,194.24

Columbus Wellness Center Outreach & Prevention Project , Inc. proposes to serve 300 youth annually and targets African American young people ages 10 to 14. The program implements Making a Difference in Muscogee, Sumter, Talbot, and Chatchahoocee counties, in school-based, community-based, and juvenile justice settings.

The Curators of the University of Missouri-St. Louis
St Louis, MO
Grantee website: www.mimh.edu
Contact Name: Brendoluyn Bailey-Burch
Phone: (314) 516-8458
Email: Brendolyn.Bailey-Burch@mimh.edu
Award Amount: $442,019.25

Targeting African American youth ages 12 to 17 in the St. Louis Metropolitan area, the Curators of the University of Missouri-St. Louis proposes to serve 225 young people annually. The SRAE program implements Promoting Health Among Teens! in three community-based and school settings.

Elizabeth's New Life Center
Dayton, OH
Grantee website: www.elizabethnewlife.org
Contact Name: Greg Schutte
Phone: (937) 226-7414, ext. 407
Email: gschutte@elizabethnewlife.org
Award Amount: $442,019.25

Elizabeth’s New Life Center targets African American and LGBTQ youth ages 13 to 17 in 8 contiguous counties in SW Ohio, with a focus on Hamilton County (Cincinnati) and Montgomery County (Dayton) and Shelby County (Sidney). The SRAE program is projected to serve 3,200 young people annually. The grantee is implementing Go for the Gold curriculum in 29 community-based and juvenile justice settings.

Friends First, Inc.
Greenwood Village, CO
Grantee website: www.friendsoffirst.org
Contact Name: Elycia Cook
Phone: (720) 981-9193
Email: ecook@friendsfirst.org
Award Amount: $440,299.30

Friends First, Inc. proposes to serve 650 young people annually, targeting Adams, Denver, and Pueblo counties. The majority of the target population are African American and Hispanic youth ages 11 to 14. Friends First implements STARS Peer Mentoring/Be Aware for Dating in seven middle schools.

Health Education and Training, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN
Grantee website: www.hcet.org
Contact Name: Leigh Zaban
Phone: (317) 247-9008
Email: lzaban@hcet.org
Award Amount: $442,019.25

Health Education and Training, Inc. implements Making a Difference and Guiding Good Choices in school settings. The grantee is targeting services torural white and Hispanic/Latino youth ages 10 to 14 in 15 counties throughout Indiana. Health Education and Training, Inc. program proposes to serve 1,500 young people annually.

Healthy Visions
Cincinnati, OH
Grantee website: www.healthyvisions.org
Contact Name: Joe Fussner
Phone: (812) 571-0344
Email: healthyvisions@aol.com
Award Amount: $300,001.00

Healthy Visions proposes to serve 1,197 youth annually, targeting African-American and Appalachian teens aged 12 to 16, in the Greater Cincinnati metro area. The SRAE program implements Choosing the Best in nine sites, to include schools, community based settings, and juvenile justice facilities.

Indiana Family Health Council, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN
Grantee website: www.ifhc.org
Contact Name: Kristin Adams
Phone: (317) 247-9151
Email: kristin.adams@ifhc.org
Award Amount: $386,652.90

Indiana Family Health Council, Inc. proposes to serve 1,801 youth annually in 12 school settings byimplementing Making a Difference in middle schools and Making Proud Choices in high school. The SRAE program targets African American and Hispanic youth ages 13 to 19 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
Grantee website: www.k-state.edu
Contact Name: Michelle Toews
Phone: (785) 532-1552
Email: mltoews@ksu.edu
Award Amount: $414,301.69

Kansas State University will serve 120 youth annually, targeting 8th-grade students ages 12 to 14, in Geary County, Kansas. The SRAE program implements the Loves Notes curriculum in school settings.

Kent Intermediate School District
Grand Rapids, MI
Grantee website: www.kentisd.org
Contact Name: Cheryl Blair
Phone: (616) 365-2269
Email: cherylblair@kentisd.org
Award Amount: $426,997.47

Kent Intermediate School District proposes to serve 420 young people annually, targeting students in self-contained special education classrooms at the middle school and high school levels. The grantee is implementing the Making A Difference curriculum in 18 school districts across the state of Michigan.

Lake Cumberland District Health Department
Somerset, KY
Grantee website: www.lcdhd.org
Contact Name: Tracy Aaron
Phone: (606) 678-4761
Email: tracys.aaron@lcdhd.org
Award Amount: $433,996.10

Lake Cumberland District Health Department program implements Making a Difference in 13 school districts. The grantee primarily targets services to rural white youth in grades 4 to 6. The grantee proposes to serve 2,714 annually.

Mission West Virginia, Inc.
Hurricane, WV
Grantee website: www.missionwv.org
Contact Name: Jill Gwilt
Phone: (304) 562-0723
Email: jgwilt@missionwv.org
Award Amount: $442,019.25

Mission West Virginia, Inc. targets abstinence edcation to primarily white youth ages 10 to 19. They are projected to serve 350 youth in year one and 500 youth annually in years two and three. By the end of the project, the grantee is expected to serve at least 1,350 youth. Mission West Virginia implements Promoting Health Among Teens! (Abstinence Only) and Love Notes in eight counties throughout southern West Virginia in school, clinic, and juvenile justice settings.

OIC of Broward dba OIC of South Florida
Ft Lauderdale, FL
Grantee website: www.oicsouthflorida.org
Contact Name: Myra Brown
Phone: (954) 563-3535, ext. 241
Email: mbrown@oicsfl.org
Award Amount: $442,019.25

OIC (OIC) of South Florida implements Relationship Smarts Plus and Love Notes curricula in 10 settings to include school, community-based, and juvenile justice settings., OICtargets youth ages 10 to 19 in Broward County Florida. The grantee proposes to serve 375 young people annually.

Teen HYPE Youth Development Program
Detroit, MI
Grantee website: www.teenhype.org
Contact Name: Franky Hudson
Phone: (313) 831-8336
Email: franky.hudson@teenhype.org
Award Amount: $441,423.01

Targeting 6th and 7th grade African American youth, ages 11 to 13 in Detroit, Teen HYPE Youth Development Program proposes to serve 450 young people annually. Teen Hype’s program Focus On the Future (FOF), utilizes the evidence-based model Project AIM in 7 Detroit, MI public and charter schools.

ThriVe St Louis
St Louis, MO
Grantee website: www.thrivestlouis.org
Contact Name: Joy Maxwell
Phone: (314) 991-7990, ext. 1766
Email: jmaxwell@bestchoicestl.org
Award Amount: $433,020.72

ThriVe St Louis proposes to serve 600 young people annually, targeting 12 to 14 year-olds in St. Louis. The grantee implements Promoting Health Among Teens! (Abstinence Only) and Luv U2 Relationships Smart curricula in 8 schools.

Trinity Church, Inc.
Miami Gardens, FL
Grantee website: www.trinitychurch.tv
Contact Name: Crystal Agnew
Phone: (786) 374-5370
Email: rcagnew@gmail.com
Award Amount: $442,019.25

Trinity Church, Inc. targets African American and Latino youth ages 10 to 19 in Harlem, New York. The program implements evidence-based Love U2 Relationship Smarts Plus and Love Notes curricula in two school, community-based organization, and juvenile justice settings. The grantee proposes to serve 400 youth in year one, and 600 youth annually in years two and three of the project.

The Yunion, Inc.
Detroit, MI
Grantee website: www.theyunion.org
Contact Name: Nicole Wilson
Phone: (313) 870-9771
Email: nwilson@theyunion.org
Award Amount: $442,019.25

The Yunion, Inc. proposes serving 800 young people annually, targeting African-American middle school youth ages 10 to 13 and high school students ages 14 to 18 in Wayne, Ypsilanti Washtenaw, and Oakland counties. The grantee implements Choosing the Best curriculum in 18 sites including summer camp, school, and community-based settings.
 

Last Reviewed: June 12, 2017

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