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Impact of Fishing Trips

A recent update from a Long Creek Juvenile Community Corrections Officer (caseworker): I wanted to pass along what happened on the fishing trip on Monday as I think it’s important to let the powers that be know the profound effect that this is having on youth.   I have a youth in transition on my caseloads
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Friends of Long Creek Report June 2017-June 2018

Friends of Long Creek (FOLC) is a non-profit organization that continues to help young people at the facility, as well as those who are transitioning out. We also support programs for juveniles who have been involved in the criminal justice system, but are not at Long Creek Youth Development Center. Some of the programs that
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Friends of Long Creek Abbreviated List of Activities: July, 2016 – June, 2017

This has been a turbulent year at Long Creek Youth Development Center, which has made our efforts to support these troubled kids even more important than usual. The Friends have remained focused on our mission to support programs directed toward returning youth in the Maine criminal justice system to their communities as productive citizens. We
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Back to School

8 youth at Long Creek are taking advantage of two college credit courses being offered this semester thanks to the Friends of Long Creek’s Creek to College program and a collaboration with Southern Maine Community College. Cultural Anthropology and Oral Communications are being taught inside the facility making a college education accessible to students whose
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Campus Tours

The Friends of Long Creek helped support an SMCC (Southern Maine Community College) campus tour for eleven very eager and extremely well-behaved residents this month. The students met with an admissions officer, took a student-led tour, and enjoyed a delicious meal in the cafeteria. Chef Ogden from the LDYDC (Long Creek Youth Development Center) culinary program
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