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REACH Center

Tacoma, WA | http://reachtacoma.org
Joined in July 2013

About Us

The REACH Center (Resources for Education and Career Help) is based on evidenced-based research from the national Youth Development Research Foundation. The model we use is Peer Advocates; using peers as connectors/motivators to young people in different affinity/cultural groups in the community and encouraging them to reconnect to their future economic and educational opportunities.

The REACH Center is Pierce County's first and only young people (16-24 years of age) One-Stop with over forty critical community and government partners, who have signed on to contribute cash, staff, in-kind resources, talent, technology, and youth cultural competency, to provide a full range of education, career and workforce & youth development services under one roof. There are 21 partner staff and 7 REACH Center staff members, including 4 AmeriCorps staff, housed at the REACH Center to serve the young people who walk in the door. These partners range from Youth for Christ to Job Corps.

The REACH Center (Resources for Education and Career Help) is based on evidenced-based research from the national Youth Development Research Foundation. The model we use is Peer Advocates; using peers as connectors/motivators to young…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Job & Workplace
  • Poverty

Location

  • 714 S. 27th St.
    Tacoma, WA 98409

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