Overview: The AIM Program is an intensive mentoring and advocacy program for young people on probation. Participants are placed with advocates who provide structure and guidance while connecting them to untapped community resources.
Participant Age: 13-18
Participant Profile: Youth facing a violation of probation due to chronic absenteeism and/or chronic unresponsiveness to interventions and engagement strategies.
Participating City Agencies: Department of Probation (DOP) and the Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO)
Expected Program Start Date: July 1, 2012: South Bronx, Brownsville/East New York/Bed-Stuy/Flatbush, and Jamaica/Laurelton. September 1, 2012: Northern Manhattan and Staten Island.
Details: Each AIM participant will be paired with an advocate who will also serve as a mentor and resource specialist. Each advocate will work with no more than four young people at a time and will be available to the youth and their families 24/7.
Below is a list of the organizations determined eligible for award:
|Youth Advocate Programs|
Bronx (CD # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6)
199 Lincoln Avenue, Bronx, NY 10454
|Good Shepherd Services|
Brooklyn (CD # 3, 5, 16, & 17)
|480 Vermont Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207|
|Union Settlement Association||Manhattan (CD # 9, 10, 11, & 12)||1775 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10029|
|Community Mediation Services||Queens (CD # 12 & 13)||80-64 163rd Street, Jamaica, NY 11432|
|Fund for the City of New York/ Center for Court Innovation|
Staten Island (CD # 1 & 2)
|120 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island,|