Winds of Change:
Who do we serve? At-risk teenagers from the ages of 12 to 17
What are the hours of operation? This program is a work program (currently operating on weekends) that began in July 2001. The hours of operation change depending upon the season. All participants must be scheduled by the administrator.
What is the purpose of the program? The program was designed to be an immediate cause and effect provision of a negative consequence for adjudicated youth as well as a deterrent for future delinquency.
How many teens do we serve? The program will serve up tp 8 teens a day.
How are we supported? Crossroads Foundation, Inc. is funded through local resources including community and individual donations to help fund the shelter and provide supplies needed. There is no fee to participants or their families.
What is the Real Life program?
Real Life is a four (4) part series of days designed to provide today’s youth with the necessary life skills needed in order to survive in today’s world.
Georgia Drop-Out Rate: The state of Georgia continues to have a high drop out ratio of High School students leaving our statistics of graduates at approximately 72%. Crossroads Foundation, Inc. designed the Real Life program to afford teens the tools needed for a successful and independent future, especially those who are not apt to complete high school.
The topics covered in this program offer an in-depth look at the following topics: