High Point Center for Children and Families Opens

  Repost from UNCG Now Two new facilities are now open in High Point to address the gap in early childhood services and family wellbeing – and UNCG had a big hand in making them a reality. More than 100 people from High Point and UNCG attended the opening Wednesday of the High Point Center […]

Court Program Aims to Change the Direction of Children’s Lives

(News & Record) Guilford County this week launched a pilot program to help young children who end up in contact with the courts because of abuse, neglect or dependency. The Juvenile Court Infant Toddler Initiative is modeled after a 10-year-old Florida program. In that program, 86 percent of families got their children back, said Guilford […]

CYFCP Awarded Five-Year NIH Grant

Two Center staff, Dr. Chris Payne and Dr. Stephanie Daniel, join colleagues Dr. Esther Leerkes from UNCG’s Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies, and Dr. Joseph G. Grzywacz at Wake Forest’s School of Medicine as co-investigators of a new five-year, 2.9 million dollar NIH grant entitled “Nonstandard Maternal Work Schedules and Child Health in […]

Youth Gang Assessment Completed for Guilford County

A comprehensive youth gang assessment was completed for Guilford County as part of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Comprehensive Gang Model. This best practice Model is currently being used in Guilford County to address youth gang involvement in the county. As part of the Model, the gang assessment is the first […]

LAUNCH – Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health

UNCG’s Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships joins the Cemala and Bryan Foundations to announce the conclusion of the Ready for School, Ready for Life report and the selection of Guilford County as one of 18 sites in the United States for LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health). The 5-year NC […]