"Changing The Game"
Reducing the Rate of Reoffending
Roberta's House will be starting a peer support group for high risk teens who have multiple losses and a history of offenses with the Office of the Administrative Courts in Baltimore City. The support groups are for both male and females ages 14-17 years of age. The mission is to empower juveniles with the wisdom and understanding on how to transform thier lives and create a productive purposeful life for themselves and society. Measuring progress and connecting with resources and reducing offending occurences is a primary outcome. The program is a comprehensive program that is 24 weeks addressing loss, the absent parent, coping skills, developing a new outlook on life and creating a vision and mission statement, with a conclusion of completing job and or secondary school applicaitons. Participants meet once a week on Thursdays from 4-6pm. Transportation is provided from the VPI program at the Department of Juvenile Services at Gay Street to Roberta's House each week. For more information please call 410-235-6633.
All Sessions will be held weekly on Thursday's 4:00pm-6:00 pm
"This project is supported by a Special Project Grant from the Maryland Judiciary, Administrative Office of the Courts, Department of Family Administration."
Homicide Survivors Transformation Project
Roberta’s House “Homicide Survivors Transformation Project” will begin a comprehensive bereavement support program for African American adults (18yrs and up) who are victims of homicide from urban, low-income communities in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. The program will identify the cultural uniqueness, stereotypes and gaps in services that impact the recovery and resiliency of African Americans as well as validate the development of additional needed support services. Programs will provide a holistic approach utilizing peer support, education, self-empowerment as well as linkages to other support services. Please call for registration. 410-235-6633
All Sessions will be held weekly on Wednesday's 6:30pm-8:30 pm for ten weeks beginning :
Session I , Wednesday, August 29th, thru October 31st, 2012
6:30 -8:30 pm at Roberta's House
Reunion Wednesday October 17th at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Session II, Wednesday, November 14th thru February 6th, 2013
6:30- 8:30 pm at Roberta's House
Session III, Wednesday, February 20th thru April 24th, 2013
6:30pm -8:30pm at Roberta's House
Session IV, Wednesday, May 8th thru July 10th, 2013
6:30pm - 8:30pm at Roberta's House
"The Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention is funding this project under the grant number MVOC-2012-1111. All points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position of any State or Federal agency.
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