Youth and Families with Promise (YFP) - Washington County

Organization Name: Utah State University Extension Service
Address: 44 Norht 100 East
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-652-5814
Fax: 435-652-5870
Eligibility: Referrals from school, family or agency. Youth ages 10 to 14. Program currently limited to 20 youth.
Services Provided: 1. YFP is a two-level mentoring program (young-adult individual mentors and grandparent-age mentor couples), meaning each youth is matched with two mentors. Mentors establish caring relationships with the identified youth and his or her family through providing motivation and tutoring relating to reading and academic skills, and participating with them in structured recreation, community service, and community youth groups.
2. Youth, parents, and mentors participate in monthly group activities designed to strengthen family bonds through experiential learning (|Family Night Out|).
3. Youth and Mentors are enrolled in local 4-H programs. Youth and mentors are encouraged to take advantage of community 4-H clubs and oppurtunities. 4-H provides youth an opportunity to develop personal skills and receive awards and recognition for their efforts.
Original Source: Utah 2-1-1
Last Updated: 2/3/2014