Youth

Rise Together – Waupaca March 2 6 pm

– Posted in: RISE TOGETHER, Substance/Drug Use, Youth

Waupaca will be hosting Rise Together on March 2nd. Middle school and high school during the day and the public is welcome from Nicole Rae from the Traveling Suitcase will also be joining us! Come enjoy her live music! WHEN/WHERE:  6-8 pm at the Waupaca High School. Hope to see you there! Come join us […] Read more...

Bus Tour – April 15. Stevens Point

– Posted in: Stevens Point, Transportation, Youth in Transition

WHEN: April 15, 2015 Transportation and familiarity with the bus system is an important part of transitioning from high school to independence as a young adult.  The Bus Tour has been designed to help youth learn about buses and their community. There will be a bus for seniors with learning disabilities and behavior disorders and and another […] Read more...

County Communities on Transition (CC0T) Retreat

– Posted in: Youth in Transition

Learn about your county, gain new and innovative ideas, and increase post school outcomes for youth in your communities. WHEN: April 24, 2015 TIME: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm WHERE: Wisconsin Dells FOR MORE INFORMATION: Pam Jenson, TIG Project Coordinator - 08-921-1400, pamj@witig.org TO REGISTER: http://witig.org/event-detals.html?id-2737 ROOM RESERVATIONS: 608-254-1020, referene leader #491255 […] Read more...

Guiding Good Choices

– Posted in: Healthy People Wood County, Substance/Drug Use, Wood County

Guiding Good Choices is a program  for adults involved in the care of children in grades 4-8 focusing on tools needed to guide children in healthy, drug-free decision making. Did you know: Wisconsin rates for underage drinking (ages 12-20)) continue to be higher than the national average. (1) 66% of Wisconsin youth have reported drinking […] Read more...

NEW – At Risk Group Home in Wisconsin Rapids

– Posted in: Healthy People Wood County, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Youth

Wood County has contracted with Positive Alternatives to set up an At Risk Youth Group Home.  The Group Home will offer services including: Long term, short term, 72-hour holds, respite, temporary shelter and crisis placements. They plan to open in March. To find out more about Positive Alternatives, click here to go to their website. […] Read more...

World Cafe – March 19

– Posted in: Substance/Drug Use, Suicide, Youth

WHAT:  World Café:  WISE, from Milwaukee, will address mental health stigma. WHEN: March 19 TIME:  5:30-6 pm  Dinner 6-8:30 pm Presentation WHERE:  Nekoosa Community Center COST:  FREE A World Café is an open communication method where community members can speak up, build relationships, share information and plan action steps. The first World Café, “Changing the Lives […] Read more...

Wisconsin Promise – DVR Project

– Posted in: DVR, SSI, Work, Youth

This is a demonstration of the US Department of Education to help youth and their families meet their school and work goals in order to better their income and financial stability, and reduce poverty. It will enroll 2,000 youth ages 14-16 who are receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)and their families. Of the 2000, 1000 will […] Read more...