Hilltop's Youth Services encompass a broad range of youth initiatives and programming. Whether a young person needs support in a moment of crisis, guidance and structure as they work through the youth adjudication system, or simply a safe place to sleep, Hilltop has therapeutic spaces and professional youth workers to assist them. All of Hilltop's Youth Services programs share a common foundation, a focus on each youth's interpersonal strengths and future possibilities. Youth Services mirrors Hilltop's belief in human potential and in youths' capacity to work through challenges to find a successful future!
Family to family mentoring program supporting at-risk children and their families who are experiencing challenging circumstances.
- Advocates coordinate goods and services to support families
- Mental health professionals support the children and families
- Collaboration within the community to create natural support systems
- Information and referrals to community resources
- Serving Montrose and Delta counties
- Collaborate with community organizations to provide Nurturing Parenting Classes
Providing comprehensive assessment and individualized education to help youth and families build happy, healthy lives.
- Collaborative partnership between Hilltop, School District 51, Department of Human Services, and Colorado West Mental Health Center
- School based drug & alcohol services
- Gender specific intervention
- Job readiness skills for youth utilizing the Workforce Investment Act
- Family and youth assessments
- Middle and high school day treatment programs
Helping youth make responsible life choices.
- A safe, confidential, non-residential program for youth ages 10-19
- Weekly group meetings, individual counseling for parents and youth, family visits
- Builds self-esteem and success in school
- Enhances communication between parents and children
- Strives to prevent teen pregnancies
- Service learning projects
A positive, real-world approach for youth.
- Structured, supervised environment for youth ages 12-18
- Reintegrates youth into the community
- Offers positive life experiences
- Builds mental and physical health
- Develops tools for becoming successful, responsible adults
- Non-traditional education through the Transitional Opportunity Center
- Restorative Justice projects
- Personalized emancipation program
Helping youth engage with their families and return home.
- Independent living program for transition of youth
- Nurturing, structured environment for boys ages 12-18
- Educational and life skills training
- Drug and alcohol education
- Connections to community and medical resources
- Located in Montrose and serves Western Colorado
Provides supervision and support to youth involved in the Juvenile Justice system.
To receive these services, qualifications must include:
Juvenile ages 12 to 18
Current or pending charges in district court
At-risk for Youth Corrections placement
- Financial Assistance for support services
- Senate Bill 94
- Juvenile Diversion
- Management Unit
- HB1451 and Wraparound process
- Referral assistance to other community agencies
- General advocacy during court hearings
- Restorative Justice/useful public service work crew