Youth and staff at the Pueblo Youth Services Center (PYSC) recently made blankets that will be donated to the children’s wing at Parkview Hospital as part of their Restorative Community Justice (RCJ) program.
Youth at Lookout Mountain recently volunteered at the Jeffco Action Center to help get their food bank up to speed after the long holiday weekends. The Action Center’s Santa shop was very successful giving thousands of brand new toys to the Lakewood area youth. After the holidays, youth at Lookout Mountain helped to restock empty food bank shelves with frozen and refrigerated food.
Self-calming/self-care rooms have been popping up at Division of Youth Services centers throughout Colorado, reinforcing our trauma-informed environments.