ECHOES: Each Child Has an Opportunity to Excel and Succeed

Overview: An alternative-to-placement program that connects participants to paid externships and an adult trained in life coaching.

Participant Profile: Probation clients who are 14 years and older, have been adjudicated through Family Court and are at risk of being sent to placement.

Details: ECHOES represents the highest level of Juvenile Probation supervision and has three main goals:

  • To create a transformational relationship with an adult, using a life coaching model
  • To increase social and emotional competencies
  • To increase the employability of every participant

DOP is partnering with community-based organizations to provide a job training component:

Organization Community District(s) Served Address
Children's Aid Society Manhattan 9 127 West 127th Street, NY 10027
YMCA Queens 12 161-04 Jamaica Aveue, Jamaica, NY 11432