LASD Vital Intervention Directional Alternatives, or VIDA, Academy accepting applications for August


The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Vital Intervention Directional Alternatives, or VIDA, Academy is currently accepting applications for the fall class. The 16 week class will start on August 18, 2018 and will graduate December 8th, 2018. The VIDA Academy is designed for “at-risk” youth between the ages of 11 and 17 ½. It will help youths learn how to make better life choices and take responsibility for their future. VIDA is designed to redirect “at-risk” youth with issues such as defiance, anger, failing grades, truancy, family discord and substance abuse. VIDA incorporates physical fitness training, impulse control, life skill training, emotional management techniques, parent-teen and conflict resolution. Participants are referred to VIDA through the Juvenile Courts, schools or by their parents. VIDA is an opportunity for participants to work with law enforcement and other community-based organizations to create positive influences in their lives that will encourage them to succeed. If you think you might have a youth who can benefit from such a program please visit www.vida.la or call 661-949-6585 in Lancaster or 661-265-8910 in Palmdale. Lancaster Sheriff’s Station polices the City of Lancaster, Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, and the unincorporated communities of Antelope Acres, Lake Los Angeles, and Quartz Hill in the Antelope Valley. Ali Villalobos Lancaster Sheriff’s Station Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 501 W Lancaster Boulevard Lancaster, CA 93534 Station (661) 948-8466 Desk (661) 524-2154 Website: http://www.Lancaster.lasd.org LASD Text & Email Register at http://www.Nixle.com : http://nixle.com/lasd---lancaster-station-los-angeles-county-sheriff/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LancasterSheriffsStation Twitter: https://twitter.com/LANLASD Instagram: @lanlasd Facebook: http://facebook.com/lasdAli

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