The Gridley Live Spot
Located in the Gridley Guardians Building (on the Gridley High School Campus)
200 East Spruce Street, Gridley, CA 95948
HOURS: Monday - Friday
After School - 5:30 p.m.
The Gridley Live Spot is a comprehensive youth program (9th - 12th grades) designed to build the skills and capacity of young people, provide opportunities for meaningful youth engagement and involvement in pro-social activities and reduce/prevent gang involvement/delinquency. The Gridley Live Spot offers youth led, youth developed programming, workshops, vocational/job opportunities, mentoring, supportive services and events. The Gridley Live Spot employs young people to develop, implement and evaluate Live Spot programs and services. Young people are the primary partners at The Gridley Live Spot and are recruited to plan and implement all facets of youth activity at the center, from co-facilitating solution focused group meetings to being trained as youth evaluators. The Gridley Live Spot is a place where young people learn ways to contribute to the Gridley community. During The Gridley Live Spot open hours, participants are involved in a number of pro-social activities designed to open communication and develop trust between staff and participants.
In addition, the Gridley Live Spot provides young people with mentors, tutors and supportive services from partner agencies.
The Gridley Live Spot Offers . . . . . .
- A safe environement
- Opportunity for community and school involvement
- Opportunity for leadership and advocacy
- Opportunity to build caring and meaningful relationships with peers, adults and the community
- Opportunity to engage in interesting and relevant skill development activities