Developing K.I.D.S. provides high-quality youth development activities year round for ages 5-18, also supporting alumni in their transition into adulthood.
All programs and services are provided at NO COST to participants.
Programs and services are provided to participants year-round. We provider afterschool programming in community locations and 2 schools. The days and times vary with the location. We serve youth between the ages of 5-18 in afterschool program. Developing K.I.D.S. alumni that have matriculated through the program continue to receive support through the form of counseling, mentoring, college care packages, paid project opportunities, job readiness, summer employment and resource referrals.
Participation is voluntary. We have an 85% retention rate without providing stipends, transportation or court mandates to attend.
The 6-week summer program at our headquarters is facilitated from July through August, Monday through Thursday, from 9a.m.-5p.m. Registration fills quickly! We facilitate additional summer programs at requested locations that vary each summer.
Prevention Program: positive youth development workshops and activities offered through the week and some weekends
Family Management program: family night activities, resources, case management services and counseling
Community Support program: special projects and activities for all to attend, such as Grief, Loss & Trauma offered on the 4th Tuesday of each month for youth and their families.