Programs & Registration

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Summer Neighborhood Outreach Programming

Bacon Street has provided 6 weeks of curriculum-based programming for Lafayette Village and Yorktown Woods middle and high school students. Once weekly on-site curriculum and activities focused on issues such as healthy relationships and friendships, conflict resolution, and accountability. In addition, weekly field trips include both educational and physical activities for youth.

Neighborhood Outreach Programming

Bacon Street will continue to provide twice weekly programming for Lafayette Village and Yorktown Woods during the after school time-frame, with focus on relevant middle and high school specific issues.

REVIVE! Training (all sites)

Bacon Street continues to offer FREE REVIVE! training once a month to lay members of the community to learn about how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose at the agency. Please check our website or Facebook for upcoming dates. REVIVE! is the Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education (OONE) program for the Commonwealth of Virginia. REVIVE! provides training to professionals, stakeholders, and others on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose emergency with the administration of naloxone (Narcan ®).  REVIVE! is a collaborative effort led by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) working alongside the Virginia Department of Health, the Virginia Department of Health Professions, recovery community organizations such as the McShin Foundation, OneCare of Southwest Virginia, the Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery Alliance of Virginia (SAARA), and other stakeholders. For more information about REVIVE, click here!

The next training will be held on Tuesday November 27, 2018 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm. To register, click here!

Dates for 2019 REVIVE! Training include (click date to register):  January 22, 2019, February 26, 2019, March 26, 2019, April 23, 2019, May 28, 2019

Rec’n It Out

Bacon Street Prevention Interns have helped staff at WJCC’s Rec’n It Out Program, which offers youth from lower-income neighborhoods an opportunity to participate in 6 weeks of thematic curriculum and activities focused on fitness, nutrition, team projects, environmental education, outdoor adventure, and recreational and educational field trips.

Strengthening Families Program

Expanding on our neighborhood outreach, Bacon Street will be implementing the Strengthening Families Program in two local low-income neighborhoods. This evidence-based program is designed for at-risk and general populations and is aimed at reducing problem behaviors as well as alcohol and drug abuse, addressing effective parenting skills, and improving parent-child relationships, social competencies, and school performance. This program is FREE. FREE meals for all families, as well as FREE childcare for younger children will be provided. We have a session starting on January 22, 2019 and runs every Tuesday from 5:30pm – 8:00pm for 7 weeks. This session will be held at the Williamsburg James City County Community Center (5301 Longhill Road Williamsburg, VA 23188). To sign up for this session, click here!

Youth Empowerment Skills (Y.E.S.) Group – Williamsburg – 247 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA  23185

This six month, rotating program meets every week and tackles a new topic each week.  The cost is $25/participant, and is a one-time fee every six months.  Anger management?  Communicating with parents?  Dealing with parents and social media?  We’ve got it all.  Come join us every Wednesday at 5:30pm and develop some important skills to properly address the issues that are important to you. To sign up, click here!

Youth Empowerment Skills Group (Y.E.S.) – Newport News – 2 Bernadine Drive Newport News, VA 23602

This six month, rotating program meets every week and tackles a new topic each week.  The cost is $25/participant, and is a one-time fee every six months.  Anger management?  Communicating with parents?  Dealing with parents and social media?  We’ve got it all.  Come join us every Thursday at 5:30pm and develop some important skills to properly address the issues that are important to you. To sign up, click here!

Parent Support Group – Bacon Street Youth and Family Services (Yorktown location), 4034 George Washington Memorial Highway Yorktown, VA 23692

The Parent Support Group is newly added to the programming schedule, and is held at Bacon Street’s Yorktown location.  This group is completely open to the public (you do not need to be a client to attend!) and parents and family members of those struggling with addiction or substance use are encouraged to join us!  This drop in group is FREE and is held every Monday from 6:00pm – 7:00pm starting October 15, 2018. To sign up, click here!

 

The following groups will resume in Fall of 2018. Please check back for updated dates and times!

“Say Yes to No” Parent Education Classes – Poquoson (New Location!!) – The Fountains of Poquoson Conference Center, 200 Fountains Lane, Poquoson, Virginia, VA 23662

Say Yes to No is a 5 week Parent Education Class that is designed for parents with children of all ages and is based on the award winning book by Dr. David Walsh, “No: Why Kids -of All Ages- Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can Say It.” This program operates for five weeks and is held at our NEW POQUOSON SITE!  The cost for the program is $25.00/family for the five weeks, and dinner is provided.  If you would like to register, please click on the link above!  Programs will be filled on a first come first served basis, and we will do our best to arrange the groups based on the age(s) of the children in the family.  For more information about the program, click here!

“Say Yes to No” Parent Education Classes – Williamsburg – 247 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA  23185

Say Yes to No is a 5 week Parent Education Class that is designed for parents with children of all ages and is based on the award winning book by Dr. David Walsh, “No: Why Kids -of All Ages- Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can Say It.” This program operates for five weeks and is held at our Williamsburg site.  The cost for the program is $25.00/family for the five weeks, and dinner is provided.  If you would like to register, please click on the link above!  Programs will be filled on a first come first served basis, and we will do our best to arrange the groups based on the age(s) of the children in the family.  For more information about the program, click here!

Williamsburg Parent Support Group – 247 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA  23185

The Williamsburg Parent Support Group has been a mainstay of the programming that Bacon Street has provided for the past several decades, and is always held at the Bacon Street Youth and Family Services offices.  This group is completely open to the public (you do not need to be a client to attend!) and parents and family members of those struggling with addiction or substance use are encouraged to join us!  This drop in group is FREE.