For 2018, we offer a variety of programs and services to families. For more information, feel free to reach out →
El Joven Noble (The Noble Youth)
El Joven Noble is a youth development, support and leadership program for male youth ages 10-24. The program incorporates an approach that is curriculum based on the philosophy that young men need the guidance of other men, their family and community. Specific goals of El Joven Noble include: character development, promotion of healthy relationships, the reduction and prevention of unplanned pregnancies, substance abuse and community violence. JovenNoble@fresnobarriosunidos.org
**New cohort starting in Feb. 2018
The Teen Success Inc. program provides a stepping stone for first–time teen mothers to be successful. This is done by helping them finish high school, developing concrete goals for their futures and preventing a second unplanned pregnancy. Through weekly support groups, teen mothers receive guidance from facilitators and develop supportive relationships with their peers. The group helps to inspire and empower participants to reach their potential.
PEER HEALTH AMBASSADORS PROGRAM
The Peer Health Educator Program is designed to bring medically accurate information on reproductive health to college students through messengers they know and trust, their peers. Peer Health Educators are trained in the areas of reproductive health, customer service and outreach methods. This program is facilitated at the Fresno State Student Health Center.
Youth Health Ambassadors
Promotores de Salud are a team of young men who's primary responsibility is to educate and inform other young men and their families on health care. The young men provide outreach at health fairs, community events and in neighborhoods.
Women Empowered (WE) is a youth development, support and leadership program incorporates an approach that is curriculum based on the Xinachtli philosophy that young women need guidance of other women, their family and community.
La Cultura Cura Familias-Mentoring Program
A mentoring program that connects young moms from the teen success program with community mentors. The mentors serve as adult allies and supports while also connecting them to resources. Interested in becoming a mentor? Contact Ariel. (Must be over 25 and pass a background check)
Parent Support Group- Cara Y Corazon
This support group follows the Cara y Corazon (face & heart) family strengthening, leadership development program. It is open to young parents ages 14-24 with children 0-5 years old. The program is 9 sessions. Through the sessions, you and your parenting partner will embark on a journey to explore yourself, your family, and plan for the foundation you aspire to build for your child. After the 9 sessions, you will receive a certificate of completion for this Parent Support Group. All graduates are invited to join our monthly Parent Circulo, a ceremony for reflection and healing.
Find your voice! Learn about advocacy, leadership, community, and much more. This program looks to serve youth who want to build their knowledge and become involved in bettering their community.