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Success Street believes that connecting youth and families with community programming and services will enhance their wellness, help them successfully learn and prepare for life. Here are some other programs and ancillary services available to youth in The Cedar Valley.
Pathways addictions treatment staff provide high quality, research-based and outcome-driven programs. Treatment programs are increasingly specialized to work with a wide range of clients and their family members. Certified Pathways staff members handle referrals from the Department of Juvenile Court Services, schools, employers, Department of Human Services and other agencies.
Amani Community Services is a culturally specific domestic violence and sexual assault agency serving African Americans in Black Hawk and Linn Counties. Our staff provides counseling, out reach services, personal advocacy, legal advocacy, children’s programming and information and referrals.
Riverview Center provides sexual assault services in a 14 county Northeast Region of Iowa, as well as sexual or domestic violence services in Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties in Illinois. Our Services are free regardless of biological sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, immigration status, English proficiency, race and/or ethnicity, incarceration status, disability or background. Riverview Center is a safe space.
Over the years, Waypoint's services have evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of individuals, children, and families. Today, Waypoint offers a variety of proactive services and resources for those experiencing homelessness, poverty, or domestic violence.
Circle is an evidence informed program for middle and high school aged individuals who identify as female. Circle offers a safe space to discuss healthy relationships, communication skills, self-esteem, friendships, positive body image, mental health, & decision making.
SiHLE (Sistas Informing, Healing, Living & Empowering) is an evidence-based curriculum specifically for African American individuals who identify as female between the ages of 14-18. SiHLE provides education on gender and cultural pride, sexual health, communication skills, healthy relationships, and community resources.
Adolescent Sexual Health Education
Certified Health Educators cover age-appropriate sexual health topics with middle school and high school aged students. Education is comprehensive in nature and covers abstinence, contraception, Sexually Transmitted Disease, community health resources, sexual identity, consent, healthy relationships, Safe Haven, and parent-child communication. Presentations are available to parent groups as well.
Young Parents Together
YPT is an adolescent parent education and support program designed collaboratively and specifically for expectant and parenting teens and first-time young parents, and their children. YPT increases knowledge during pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting so that children born to adolescents will have healthier outcomes. This collaborative community project has evolved and improved to meet the needs of children and teen parents for over two decades with community support. YPT utilizes effective curricula to meet various needs of pregnant and parenting adolescents.