Things to know about Partnership for Youth
- Implemented a diversion pilot “Tiers of Support” with D.C. Everest Senior High School, Wausau West High School, and Thomas Jefferson Elementary. This pilot integrates community-based services for students and families to address challenging behaviors and truancy with supportive rather than punitive approaches.
- Hosted the 2nd annual “Student Hiring Fair” where 32 businesses and welcomed more than 500 students, establishing better bridges to local youth employment.
- Nearly 200 youth-serving professionals attended “A Professional Development Day: Resiliency in Children” which featured a documentary on the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), followed by 15 local experts leading breakouts on related topics.
For more details on 2019 accomplishments, see the Partnership for Youth Coalition Year-End Report.
*For information on programs that support children and families, call United Way’s 211 (or 715-848-2255). You can also download a resource publication or search United Way’s 211 online database.