PROGRAMS

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Counseling

Our skilled therapist delivers trauma informed care that helps understand the youth’s current behavior, and helps the youth learn to control their emotions in order to restore hope and empowerment.

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Mentorship

Mentors provide essential guidance, motivation, and emotional support to the youth.

6 Weeks Social and Emotional Skills Group

WHO ARE WE?

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization specializing in the development and mentorship of young people. We want to meet them where they are. There are many youth reaching out for our help and we are here trying to pull them out of that dark place, provide hope, and save the future one child at a time.

Mission

To Combat Adverse Childhood Experiences in Youth by Cultivating, Educating, and Empowering Youth, Families, and Communities.

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Vision

Prison recidivism and high school failure rates are reduced, through consistent education, mental health counseling, and human development, within youth.

Core Values

We are brave. We are family. We are more than where we come from. We will exceed expectations!

CEO/Founder of Young Minds, Bright Future Outreach Center, Inc.

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Shundrika Jones

CEO | Founder

Ms. Jones has worked with children in various capacities throughout her life. Earning her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and currently working on her doctoral studies in Educational Leadership, has helped shape her vision towards young people. In 2017, Shundrika experienced first hand the opportunity and strength possible in working with young people, while working at an established nonprofit organization. This opened her eyes to the gap that needed to be bridged between young people and the greater community.

OUR AMAZING TEAM

Board of Directors

Mark Blockus

Secretary

MBA: Healthcare Management
MEd: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Psychotherapist

Terrell Lamb

Terrell Lamb

Chair

Bachelor’s Degree: Criminal Justice
Logistics Specialist

Techerisma Gardner

Techerisma Gardner

Treasurer

Bachelor’s Degree: Pre-Health
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HOW CAN YOU HELP?

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Volunteer

If you have the desire to make a difference in a youth’s life through various services, we want to hear from you.

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In-Kind Support

Your generous donation of any amount or item will help serve the underprivileged youth in the community.

CONTACT US

713-482-1266
We want to hear from you!