Our gang prevention and intervention programs offer a range of services to address the root causes of gang involvement and provide youth with the skills and support they need to lead healthy and productive lives.

Identity offers services to prevent gang involvement, provides alternatives to gang involvement, and assists youth to transition out of gangs through:

  • Coaching
  • Restorative practices
  • Work readiness training
  • Counseling
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Tattoo removal
  • Life skills training
  • Career coaching
  • Mental health services
  • Case management services
  • Positive social activities

Identity accepts client referrals for mental health and substance abuse counseling, tattoo removal, workforce development and several other programs and services provided through our Youth Opportunity Centers (YOCs), which are located in Gaithersburg and Takoma Park.

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