The Breaking Chains Academy of Development, Inc., addresses gang prevention efforts in Canyon County by providing youth who are at-risk of gang involvement with alternatives to a gang lifestyle. Services include tutoring to obtain a high school diploma or GED, job training skills through internships, and recreational activities. The project also includes a drug use prevention strategy which focuses on deterring first time users and provides drug and/or alcohol treatment for participants.
State Agency Administrator: Idaho State Police, Department of Planning Grants and Research
At-Risk Youth; Juveniles; Schools; Gangs; Substance Abuse; Vocational Training