The Associates The Organization

Non Profit Organization

Mission Statememt
"To help decrease the increasing number of youth violence & homelessness in the community thru career opportunities, outreach, & associated programs."

 

Welcome to The Associates The Organization

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT WE DO

ASO members have a desire to make changes in the city of Portsmouth for youth and families, the homeless that live among our streets and for people who have made mistakes in their lives but are seeking a second chance.
ASO members understands the hardship of those in need and believes this organization is powered by individuals that see issues and would like to act on a city that has potential to have the highest success rate in the battle of homelessness, crime rate that clouds this community and the hope given back to individuals that want change in their lives.
 

Our Services

Community Support

Outreach Programs

At Risk Program
Youth and Family

Incorporate a positive youth development framework and a trauma-informed care, which suggest that the best way to prevent risk and trauma is to help. 
• Youth development strategies that focus on leadership, skill-building, and community involvement.
Success Plans
• Job Preparedness
• Grooming Techniques
• Mentoring
• Academics Leadership
• Professional Training in Studio Equipment
• Artist Development
• Culinary Classes
• Art Development
• Trip/Travel Outings
 

Re-entry Program
 

Re-enter society from supervised participation to independent living or another appropriate living arrangement
• Money management, budgeting, consumer education, use of credit
• Parenting skills (Maternity Group Homes program only)
• Basic life skills resources, counseling services, and aftercare services
• Interpersonal skill-building
• Educational opportunities, such as GED preparation, post-secondary training, and vocational education
• Job attainment skills
• Mental and physical health care
• Individual, family, and group counseling, as appropriate
• Develop an adequate emergency preparedness and management plan.
 

Temporary Housing
Individuals/Family

• Transition plan from supervised participation to independent living or another appropriate living arrangement
• Money management, budgeting, consumer education, use of credit
• Parenting skills (Maternity Group Homes program only)
• Basic life skills resources, counseling services, and aftercare services
• Interpersonal skill-building
• Educational opportunities, such as GED preparation, post-secondary training, and vocational education
• Job attainment skills
• Mental and physical health care
• Individual, family, and group counseling, as appropriate
• Develop an adequate emergency preparedness and management plan. 
 

“We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.”

- Jeff Warner