The first-of-its-kind “Youth & Community Connect” (YCC) app has officially launched! This community collaborative youth resource app is hosted by the District Attorney’s Office, in partnership with Always Knocking, Inc., La Familia Counseling Center, Inc. and Brother to Brother.
The app is also endorsed by Blue Shield of California, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area, Sac Connect, Asian Resources, Inc., City of Refuge, Chicks in Crisis, the City of Sacramento’s Office of Violence Prevention and the Summer @ City Hall (S@CH) program (see more about the S@CH program and student produced Public Service Announcement) among others.
This is the first app specifically dedicated to youth and their families, linking them directly to resources and services provided by community and faith-based organizations, schools as well as city, county and other government agencies that provide youth services within Sacramento County. The app is free to join and free to use. Features include:
Four easy ways organizations can connect with the community: by organization name, type of resource, criminal justice specific programs and by zip code for services closest to users.
Each organization will receive a detailed page listing including a description of the organization and contact information.
Information is easy to find with programs and services categorized by specific needs and linked directly to the organization’s website.
Provides a direct pathway to youth criminal justice programs.