The HYPE Program (Helping Youth Prevent Engaging in Risky Behaviors) focuses on African American and Hispanic/Latino youth ages 10-19 who live in Houston, Texas and attend schools in Harris County.
HYPE uses evidence-based curriculums, including BART- Becoming a Responsible Teen; Health SMARTS; Relationship SMARTS; and Money Habitudes. The program empowers youth with the skills needed for positive youth development, healthy relationships, financial literacy, and adult preparation.
Other programs you might find helpful
Teens Making a Choice
Empowering teens to voluntarilyrefrain from non-maritalsexual activity, and engagein fewer risky behaviors, therebyreducing teen pregnancy.
Rescue Youth Substance Use Prevention
The Rescue Youth Program is an evidence-based prevention program delivered in schools, after school and community settings to youth ages 16-18.
The Youth C.A.N. program serves and supports youth under 18 who are placed in juvenile residential facilities in Harris County, Texas.