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YOUTH INTEGRATION
ADVANCEMENT (YIA)


Elevando la Integracion Juvenil (YIA)

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About the YIA Program

SBCSC recently launched the Youth Integration Advancement Program intended to provide immigration and social services to Unaccompanied Undocumented Minors (UUMs) and other Immigrant Youth. The program is intended to meaningfully integrate minors and youth to their new country and communities, encourage advancement in their personal goals and support their socio-emotional adjustment in the United States. 

Program Requirements

To be enrolled in the YIA program, youth must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Have entered the United States before your 18th birthday and be processed through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) which designated you as a UUM

  2. Be between the ages of 15 - 21 at the time of enrollment

  3. Reside in the Riverside & San Bernardino Counties  

Services Provided 

The YIA Program service's delivery model encompasses case management and youth mentoring. Some of the services and support provided are:

  • Strengths and needs assessment 

  • Advocacy and linkage to social and legal services 

  • Youth centered activities 

SPACE IS LIMITED, for enrollment, program participation or to learn more, please contact Sidney Bolanos our YIA Program Coordinator at (909) 885-1992 or sidney.b@sbcscinc.org 

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