Our County is stronger when each person contributes to individual and community prosperity. Because engagement in school or the workforce is critical to the transition from adolescence to adulthood, detachment from violent environments can impede development of the knowledge and skills required to lead productive, self-sufficient adult lives.Enroll Today
ONH is always looking for Business owners, Community Based Organizations, & Volunteers to join our Team of Change Makers. As an Employer you have an opportunity to enhance your workforce while providing a youth invaluable work experience. CBO's are able to full-fill your mission and outreach goals. Volunteers/Mentors are able to inspire and empower youth to succeed on their road map to success.Join Today
Operation New Hope can only exist because of the support from people just like you. With your involvement, we can continue to invest time and resources with our disenfranchised youth and families. Your generous investment provides our program valuable resources to pour back in to the youth we collaboratively work for. "No one has ever become poor by giving." - Anne FrankContribute Today
ONH Youth Opportunity Centers restore youth and communities. Providing disadvantaged youth with mentors and educators who equip youth with essential life skills and vocational resources to build a road map to succeed in life.
ONH has designed an evidence-based cognitive-behavioral program that has a proven track record of forty years to successfully address traumatic life experiences. ONH trauma informed curriculum has received the endorsement by the Office of Juvenile Justice Department. The program is designed to assist chronic, high-risk youth with their navigation in the community after traumatic experiences.
Our mission is to mentor and educate underserved youth and provide them with life skills and pathways to success.
ONH envisions a community in which all youth, without regard of their living situation, have an equal opportunity to pursue their goals and dreams, and an equal likelihood of achieving them
ONH has developed an evidence based youth program designed to equip disadvantaged youth with tools to overcome trauma. Research completed by: Cal State San Bernardino and University of Irvine’s Criminal Justice Departments (Life skills ’95), participants were less likely to be arrested, use drugs, displayed greater improvements in social behavior, and were more likely to be employed compared to the control group.
The YRG Program is a diversion program that utilizes evidence-based case management and workforce development strategies targeting youth who are labeled drop-outs, system involved, high level offenders on formal probation, and/or non-probation high risk youth in needs of services. YRG focuses on violence prevention best practice needs in reducing and or diverting youth from the justice system and equipping them with life skills to build a road map for success.
The Prison to Employment Initiative provides resources for direct services, supportive services and earn learn opportunities to the formerly incarcerated and justice-involved individuals. Providing training, education and career opportunities to individuals who are/ or have been justice involved. Supportive services are provided to ensure individuals receive the necessary resources and supports for success in attaining permanent employment.
A Mentor with the Operation New Hope is a caring, responsible, adult volunteer who serves as a trusted friend and guide to an ONH student. ONH Mentor’s help to ensure that the student develops important academic and life skills, is exposed to new opportunities and a wide array of resources, makes positive life choices, stays in school, and graduates with a plan for pursuing post-secondary education.
Utilizes the best practice Wraparound Case Management system. Youth are assessed for specific risk/needs through comprehensive risk assessments. Case Managers will review the three assessments with the youth to develop an Individualized Service Plan (ISP). The ISP includes their personal, educational, and workforce goals. The ISP maps out the practical steps they need to achieve their goals of developing a road map to success.
Our strong lasting community partnership with San Bernardino (SB) County's Workforce Board, SB County's Workforce Development Department, SB County America's Job Centers, and SB County Youth Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act partners, youth are enrolled and supported with the Leaders in Workforce Development.