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Youthlinks Lions-Quest Expansion Project

Amie Hutchison, Director
420 Broadway
Rockland, ME 04841
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Lions Quest curriculum delivers life skills and citizenship units that guide youth in developing essential social and emotional competencies, cooperative learning and conflict resolution skills, drug prevention and refusal skills, good citizenship skills, strong positive character, multi-cultural understanding and an ethic of service to others.

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  • Project will reduce the prevalence of juvenile delinquent behavior in Knox County by increasing individual, school, and community protective factors through two initiatives
  • School-based: Youthlinks will deliver Lions-Quest Skills for Growing to at least 50 5th grade students at MSAD 5’s South School for each of the two project years
  • Community-based: Youthlinks will provide year-round community service-based programs that incorporate and reinforce the skills taught in the Lions-Quest curriculum for least 300 Knox County youth for each of the two project years
  • Year One: Youthlinks is delivering Lions-Quest Skills for Growing to over 70 5th grade students at MSAD 5’ South School and to 17 additional MSAD 5 5th graders at Owls Head Central School
  • Youthlinks offers an average of 90 youth slots during each of its after-school program sessions
  • Year one: We have offered a total of 601 programming slots for youth in our school and community based programming

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  • Youthlinks is offering after-school programming that meets at The South School to encourage Lions-Quest participants to join.
  • Year one: We are serving 19 new participants from the South School in our after school program
  • Year One: 106 of 106 youth completing program surveys have expressed satisfaction with Youthlinks program
  • Year One: 96% of youth enrolled in Youthlinks programming successfully completed program requirements
  • Youthlinks averages one press release a week to create community awareness of our programming
  • Youthlinks has submitted five major grant proposals this fiscal year to help maintain funding for our programming
  • Youthlinks was awarded three of the five grants, including a grant from DHHS for After School Program for Youth Ages 12-15 Year

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