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News: Communities for Children and Youth

Date Published Author
12/1/2011 12:00:00 AM  Recreation Department 

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A partnership for Maine's future

Biddeford Communities for Children and Youth exists "to improve the wellbeing of children and youth in Biddeford." We have adopted the Five Promises of America’s Promise (an alliance started by Colin Powell in recognition that when too many children are at risk, we are a nation at risk) to serve as their framework. The Five Promises identify fundamental resources children need to succeed: •Caring Adults •Safe Places •Effective Education •A Healthy Start •Opportunities to Help Others We encourage existing organizations to use the Five Promises as a common framework to reinforce their current infrastructure. We strive to help maximize results, create lasting partnerships, foster collaboration on a shared goal, and increase the resources dedicated to young people in Biddeford. Data Prepared by C4CY: CACY Brochure 2010 Community Report 2008 Junenile Crime Report 40 Developmental Assets Survey 40 Developmental Assets Survey:Executive Summary Large Group Meeting Minutes Press Leadership Meeting Minutes C4CY Administrative Information Juvenile Justice Task Force Established in 2009 by the Judicial Branch, the Children's Cabinet, and University of Maine School of Law, the task force is charged with bringing together all the best and most credible research into effective programs for youth and families; reviewing the current practices in Maine's juvenile justice community; and recommending changes in resource allocation, program use, intervention practices, and legal procedures. MYDAUS Maine Youth Drug and Alcohol Use Survey. Maine KIDS COUNT This project provides data regarding the well-being of children in Maine. Published annually, Maine KIDS COUNT is a project of the Maine Children's Alliance, funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in an effort to track the status of children across the United States. Maine Youth Risk Behavior Survey Maine YRBS is part of a nationwide survey connected with the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Click Here for more Information Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health DRC website includes national and state-based data on over 100 indicators from the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN).