TROUBLED TEENS RESOURCES
Youth Court Center at the American Probation and Parole Association
(APPA) serves as an information clearinghouse and provides training
and technical assistance to youth courts and at-risk youth programs
in the United States.
Intended to encourage communications among
juvenile justice professionals and to foster the development of new
reform programs for at-risk youth and troubled teens in systems at
the state and local levels.
Dropout Prevention Center/Network Serves as a research center
and resource network for practitioners, researchers, and policymakers
to reshape school and community environments to meet the needs of
youth in at-risk situations so these students receive the quality
education and services necessary to succeed academically and graduate
from high school.
and Troubled Teen Crime Watch of America: Brings youth of all
backgrounds together to identify and correct problems unique to their
schools and communities. The YCW program empowers youth to take an
active role in addressing the problems around them and assisting at-risk
youth around them.
Teen Options: 1-800-503-0338 -- Finding resources for at-risk
teens, troubled teens, and the parents and families of at-risk youth.
of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention, for Troubled Teens: Supports states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their
efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles,
troubled teens, and at-risk youth. The Office also strives to enable
the juvenile justice system to better protect public safety, hold
offenders accountable, and provide services tailored to the needs
of youth and their families.
Center for Juvenile Justice: A resource for independent and original
research on topics related directly and indirectly to the field of
juvenile justice and at-risk youth.
Dropout Prevention Network: Dropout prevention, at-risk and troubled teen assistance, and student
achievement programs in targeted California public schools.