Lakes Center for Youth and Families

Mission Statement

Working to ensure the success of youth and families

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments We served 332 Diversion/Intervention clients,168 Counseling/Therapy clients and 196 Youth Enrichment/Development clients. In the Diversion/Intervention area, 89% of youth referred to the program due to illegal activities (property offenses, assault, alcohol and drug offenses, status offenses) had no further involvement with the juvenile justice system one year after program completion. In the Counseling/Therapy area, 68% of youth completing counseling services reported an improvement in the problem they addressed in counseling (of those 64% reported a significant improvement). In the Enrichment/Development area, 98% of participants learned a new skill or gained knowledge from being in the program and 92% developed healthy relationships with peers or adults in the program.
Current Goals Our goal for 2018 is to serve 400 Diversion/Intervention clients, 200 Counseling/Therapy clients and 200 Youth Enrichment/Development clients. In the Diversion/Intervention area we would like to see 90% of youth referred to the program due to illegal activities (property offenses, assault, alcohol and drug offenses, status offenses) have no further involvement with the juvenile justice system one year after program completion. In the Counseling/Therapy area we would like to see 75% of youth completing counseling services report an improvement in the problem they addressed in counseling (of those 75% report a significant improvement). In the Enrichment/Development area we would like to see 100% of participants learned a new skill or gained knowledge from being in the program and 95% developed healthy relationships with peers or adults in the program.
Community or Constituency Served The Forest Lake School District and all of Chisago County
Geographic Area Served Northern Washington County, Eastern portions of Anoka County and all of Chisago County

Reports & Finances

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3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$465,348
86.3%
Management
$24,181
4.5%
Fundraising
$49,604
9.2%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2017
$595,717
$473,534
$122,183
2016
$473,534
$471,971
$1,563
2015
$471,971
$432,767
$39,204

Organization Last Reviewed on 05/10/2018

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Connect

Address:
20 Lake Street North, Suite 103
Forest Lake, Minnesota 55025
Phone: 651 464-3685
Website: www.lc4yf.org

General Information

Alternative Name: Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau, Forest Lake Youth Service Bureau, Youth Service Bureau
EIN: 41-1322058
Principal Staff: Matt Howard
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 9.0
Volunteers: 102
Number of Clients: 1334
Ruling Year: 1978

Board

Board Chair: Rick Duncan
Number of Board Members: 17
Board Meetings with Quorum: 16
Average Member Attendance: 11.1

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