Prevention & Early Intervention Services
Service Areas Include: Ukiah, Redwood Valley, Willits, Laytonville, Fort Bragg, Manchester, Point Arena
MCYP’s experienced Youth Workers provide support services and activities in the schools and in communities. Services are designed to meet the needs of students and schools and may include one on one crisis counseling, peer support groups, evidence based prevention education for anti-bullying programs, alcohol and other drugs, mental health awareness, communication skills, and Positive Youth Development prevention activities.
Drop In Centers/ Teen Lounges/ Clothes Closets
Ukiah: at the Youth Action Program, MCYP. Drop In Center and 2bu Clothes Closet. Access during regular business hours or by appointment
Willits: at the Willits High School, MCYP Teen Lounge and Clothes Closet. Access during school hours or by appointment.
Fort Bragg: at the MCYP Teen Lounge, adjacent to the high school. Access during school, after school or by appointment.
Point Arena: at the MCYP Teen Wellness Center, adjacent to the high school. Access during school, after school or by appointment.
Youth workers serve youth in the greater Ukiah area, Willits, Laytonville, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, Manchester, Point Arena and Gualala.
Youth Crisis Line: Our Youth Workers are available 24/7 to respond to teens in crisis who are between the ages of 12 to 18. Call (707) 463-HELP
2bu Empowerment: In Ukiah, girls over age 12 receive free clothing and accessories at the 2bu Boutique, and can become active in a girls group that focuses on building self confidence, improving overall school performance, job readiness, and helping others.
A Big Thanks to our Partners for the Youth Action Party!
Mendocino County Health and Human Services, Family and Child Services, Prevention and Planning Unit; Administration for Children, Youth and Families: Basic Center Program, Sonoma County Community Development Commission; Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department, City of Ukiah Police Department, Willits Police Department, the school districts of Ukiah, Willits, Laytonville, Fort Bragg, Point Arena, Pacific Charter, and community donations.