Family and Youth Services Bureau Applicant Toolkit

End Homelessness

The Dibble Institute’s programs have been successfully used to help support and transition homeless youth and young parents to self-sufficiency and sustainable living with engaging and effective interventions.

By utilizing Love Notes (Classic), an evidence-based relationship skills program, you will be addressing several key grant requirements for empowering young people to:

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  1. Create strong social supports,
  2. Develop relationship capacity,
  3. Build permanent connections,
  4. Improve social and emotional well being,
  5. Prevent and/or decrease risky behaviors,
  6. Become better parents (MHG), and
  7. Learn life and employability skills.

Mind Matters Journal

In addition, Dibble’s newest program Mind Matters – Overcoming Adversity

and Building Resilience will give you the tools and confidence to implement a

trauma informed approach as well as to respond appropriately to the individual needs of traumatized youth, prevent re-traumatization, reduce the stress of

young parents, and help ensure the well-being of children.

We are happy to help you craft a strong application with:

  • Relationship skills logic models
  • Program training and professional development in core competencies
  • Annual and five year budget forecasting
  • Signing a third party agreement or letter of support

For a complimentary online curriculum review copy of any of our materials or other support in writing your grant, please contact:

Dixie Zittlow  |  Director of Outreach.

920-664-6066  |

Also, check out our webinar, “Empowering Disconnected Youth with the Protective Factors of Healthy Relationship Education”, to learn more!