Asian American Recovery Services, Inc. (AARS), was the first community-based
organization in the United States to provide treatment services to Asian
and Pacific Islander youth. Today, Asian American Recovery Services,
Inc., is the largest provider of culturally competent substance abuse
services to Asian and Pacific Islander youth in the greater San
Francisco Bay Area.
We are seeking community support for the following youth programs in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties:
Project Reconnect is an outpatient program providing services
to young people at-risk for, or experiencing alcohol and substance use
problems, and those with co-occurring disorders receive comprehensive,
culturally relevant services. Project Reconnect is currently operating in San
Francisco and Santa Clara Counties.
Project Grow is a school-based mental health program
available to middle school students in two local schools. The program started
in 2006 in our effort to promote a positive comprehensive approach to
supporting students in middle schools and high schools. Project Grow is
currently operating in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
- AARS provides services at Santa Clara County's Juvenile Hall in
San Jose through the Multi-Agency Assessment Center (MAAC) program. Services include intake
and assessment, individual counseling, life skills classes, and referral
Project Crossroads is a
12-week youth intervention program designed to work with youth ages 13-18 who
engage in at-risk behaviors such as substance abuse and gang involvement.
Services are provided at schools and at the agency site.
Project Harmony: A dual
diagnosis treatment program for youth ages 13-18 on Probation. Staff speak
English and Spanish
Project Roots: AARS is
one of three agencies involved in a Juvenile Justice collaborative project
funded by SAMHSA, which aims to address substance use issues specific to high
school-aged youth involved in the San Francisco County Juvenile Justice System.
Your donation will help provide critical services, program supplies, food and youth development activities provided by these programs.
Thank you for supporting our youth!