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Program Results

94% of girls participating in a teen leadership program report they do not drink alcohol, smoke or use drugs.
70% of people receiving emergency rent assistance were able to keep their apartments thereafter.

86% of children in a preschool readiness program have completed kindergarten readiness screening.

91% of parents say they had improved their parenting skills by participating in a parent-aide program.

80% of clients improved their mental health and functioning in a counseling program.

40% of teens say they avoid negative activities on Friday nights by participating in a midnight basketball league.

52% of Boys and Girls club participants said that participating in the Club “Saved my life.”

80% said Club staff helped them learn right from wrong.

At the end of a learn-to-swim program for low-income children, 78% were able to perform a 30 second back float, jump in the water, and return to the side without assistance.

70% of adult volunteers in a mentoring program reported that their “Little” had improved their likelihood of thinking before acting.

Two-thirds of frail elderly participating in homemaker program improved their ability to prepare nutritious meals, exceeding national benchmarks.

In a counseling program for adults and families, 174 or 61% of clients with severe symptoms, had fully or substantially achieved their primary treatment goals.

94% of adults with disabilities reported that they were satisfied with their employment, and all of them remained employed for six months or longer.

85% of women in a domestic violence shelter program developed a written safety plan to protect them and their children at the shelter and after they moved out.

97% or 242 children at high risk of being removed from their families remained in their own homes while participating in parent aide program.

72% or 84 clients who attended 3 or more behavioral health counseling session achieved half or more of their treatment goals.

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