New credible messenger and family support programs announced

The Department of Children, Youth, and their Families (DCYF) and the Juvenile Probation Department are pleased to announce 6 grant awards for 2 new programs for justice-involved youth and their families.
October 12, 2022

Credible messenger life coaches

 Life coaches with similar lived experience will build relationships with justice-involved young people in order to help change their perspective and behavior.

Grants were awarded to:

  • Success Centers
  • Bay Area Community Resources (BACR)
  • Renaissance Parents for Success

Flexible funding

Flexible financial support will be available to young people and their families when they have urgent needs that could impact their stability.

Grants were awarded to:

  • Young Community Developers
  • City Youth Now
  • San Francisco Pretrial Diversion Project

We are excited to begin planning efforts with our grantees!