Youth Programs

Access the Campbell County at-risk services resource directory to see additional information such as contact details and more for each of the programs discussed below.

Boys & Girls Club
Provides a safe, drug-free environment for youth. Open after school, during the summer, and over school break days. Provides activities to build character, improve grades, and social skills as well as assists in providing supervision for youth.

Department of Family Services’(DFS) Youth & Family Services
DFS has a number of resources available to parents experiencing difficulty in child rearing.

Early Age Intervention Program
The Early Age Intervention Program is a voluntary program offered to youth ages 5 through 12, who are identified as at-risk youth. Youth and family must express an interest in the program and meet certain eligibility requirements. Parents learn effective parenting skills during the program and in-home services are often provided. Program allows youth to experience positive role modeling and supervision. There is a focus placed on the following areas:
  • Abiding by a curfew
  • Community service
  • Corrective thinking curriculum
  • Counseling and home visits
  • Grades
  • Parenting classes and effective parenting skills
  • Other requirements
There is collaboration between the County Attorney’s Office, Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, and Gillette Police Department.

Teen Intervention Program
The Teen Intervention Program is a voluntary program offered to youth ages 12-17 who are identified as at-risk youth. Teens and their families must express an interest to get their life back on track and must meet certain eligibility requirements. This program was designed to provide services to juveniles and their families who do not know where else to turn to get back on track. Focus is placed on the following areas:
  • Abiding by a curfew
  • Community service
  • Corrective thinking curriculum
  • Counseling and home visits
  • Grades
  • Paying restitution and writing an apology letter, if appropriate
  • Submit to urinalysis screens
  • Weekly educational groups
  • Other requirements
Those who do not successfully complete the program may be referred to the County Attorney’s Office if additional services required through a court involved Child in Need of Supervision (CHINS) Petition. There is collaboration between the County Attorney’s Office, Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, and Gillette Police Department.

Youth Emergency Services' (YES) House ACE / PACE Program
This is an after school and summer program for students who are experiencing academic and behavioral difficulties. The program is available to youth in the first through ninth grades.

YES House & DFS Day Treatment Program
Available to youth ages 13 to 17 who need an alternative educational learning environment. This program utilizes an intensive counseling component.

YES Crisis Shelter
The YES House Crisis Shelter is an emergency shelter for youth ages 10 to 17 who are in need of temporary respite care, counseling, and intervention.  It can be used for up to a four-day time out. The Crisis Shelter can house 8 and 9 year olds for up to a 48-hour time out. The purpose of the Crisis Shelter is to provide short-term placement for families in crisis. The Crisis Shelter staff can assist in developing a behavioral contract for the family and makes outside referrals.