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Youth-At-Risk Engagement (YARE) Framework

YARE is an early intervention framework to support youth-at-risk (YAR) using evidence-based or evidence-informed services and/or programmes. This framework consists of the following components:

a) Assessment of risks

b) Evidence based/informed programmes

c) Evaluation of the programmes

d) Standards of competency for youth workers 

The YARE Framework is a pilot which started on 1 June 2016, and will last for up to 3 years. Ten service providers have been appointed to deliver programmes under the YARE framework, which are funded fully under VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF). 

Who can benefit from YARE intervention?

Youths aged 12 to 21 years old who have at-risk traits such as

  • conduct issues;
  • peer or family relationship issues;
  • bullying (bully or victim);
  • social difficulties;
  • anti-social attitudes or behaviours;
  • dependence/addiction to cyber activities, drinking, sexual, substances etc;
  • incarceration of parents or significant care-giver;
  • criminal conduct; and/or 
  • poor response to school intervention;
  • children of divorced families

  • Service providers providing YARE programmes

    You may contact the service providers in the list below to find out more about their specific programmes. 

    Download: List of YARE service providers

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    Last Reviewed On Tue, Dec 12, 2017

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