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 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.