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Youth Directions

AspenPointe Youth Directions utilizes restorative practices and provides opportunities for youth to take accountability, learn from their decisions, and develop the necessary skills to become contributing members of their community.

Youth Directions serves youth ages 11-21, depending on individual need and ability.

There are several different funding streams for our services, which include: being open with AspenPointe Health Services (for therapy or medication management), contracts, grants, and fee for service. Please call (719) 637-8912 for more information.

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm by appointment
Later appointments are available, based on need, please call (719) 637-8912 for more information.

 

Restorative Justice-based services
Restorative Justice based practices help youth understand the impact of their decisions, encourages accountability and provides them with the opportunity to begin repairing harm that may have been caused as a result of negative decisions. Services may include, but are not limited to, restorative conferencing services, victim impact/decision and impact classes, community restorative projects and theft prevention.

Career and Development Services for Youth
This area of the program assists youth in developing the necessary skills to obtain employment and in identifying a career path that meets their interests and strengths.

Community Living Skills
The community living skills program provides youth hands-on training and assistance in areas which will assist them in becoming more self sufficient. This includes: money management, goal setting, communication skills, cognitive skills, conflict resolution, health and nutrition, creative expression thru art and more.

Training Programs
Youth Directions provides training opportunities for youth to gain work experience in a real-work setting. Youth are able to use the skills and experience they acquire during these trainings to help them obtain employment.

Education and Career-Ed Services
The education program with AspenPointe is designed to help youth at the elementary school level through the high school level meet their educational goals.


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AspenPointe has empowered clients, enriched lives and embraced purpose through behavioral health services, counseling services, career services, substance abuse treatment, employment, education, housing, jail diversion/reintegration and care management.

One of the largest nonprofits in Colorado Springs, AspenPointe traces its roots back to 1875 when we were called the Springs Relief Society. That organization, which delivered coal, lumber and clothing to the needy, was the genesis of what today is a comprehensive and integrated system of care that addresses the overall wellness of each client whether they need behavioral health services, counseling services or career services.

We have 12 organizations that serve more than 30,000 individuals and families each year through behavioral health services, counseling services, career services, education, housing, jail diversion/reintegration, telephonic wellness and care management.

We collaborate with clergy, educators, employers, other health and human service agencies, the legal/criminal justice system, other behavioral health providers, insurers, and many other organizations to leverage our collective resources in order to better our communities and the lives of its residents.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit funded largely by Medicaid, state and federal grants, local government contracts, and generous donations.

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