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New Everyday Mural!

On the last weekend of September and the first weekend of October, youth affiliated with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado, Boys and Girls Club, and La Plata Youth Services participated in painting the newest mural at the Everyday … Continue reading

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July-August Summer Newsletter

Below is a link to our final summer newsletter. Thank you to all who participated and made this summer great! LPYS July-August 2014 Program Update_Summer Program

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Anschutz Challenge Grant

La Plata Youth Services is pleased to announce that the Anschutz Family Foundation has issued us a challenge grant in the amount of $5,000. This grant will go towards supporting services including assessment, case management, mediation, mentoring, tutoring, parent classes, and therapy. … Continue reading

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iClean Durango

Two of our Youth Advocates volunteered time to keeping Durango clean and helped spread mulch during iClean Durango, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce! Just look at these go-getters! 

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Summer is Here!

This year La Plata Youth Services has a summer program that will keep youth engaged, mindful, and active.  We have developed a program that runs an experiential education outing at the beginning of the week, and follows up with a … Continue reading

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Youth Facing Health Challenges

                                              The Peer Mentors Project is a youth leadership initiative.  Local youth who live with a variety of … Continue reading

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Drop-in Basketball

Headed by our volunteer advocate, Halan, this Drop-in session is held on weekends at Neeham Elementary School lower courts.  For more information on how to get involved and times please call 970-385-4440 x22.

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Parenting Class

Calm Parenting is facilitated by Liza Tregillus, Play Therapist and Parenting Coach. For the next class on February 20th please view this flyer: Calm Parenting 9R final elmentary (2).

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Rural Philanthropy Days

Rural Philanthropy Days is a three day event starting Wednesday June 11th through Friday June 13th in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.  This event has been primarily utilized by non-profits and philanthropic interests to increase fundraising capacity and skills building, however this … Continue reading

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BJS Releases 2011 School Crime and Safety Report

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released, “Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2011,” a report that provides data on crime and safety at school from the perspective of students, teachers, and principals. It also provides crime and safety … Continue reading

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