RESILIENCE

Youth and Young Adult Resource Fair

re·sil·ience (rəˈzilyəns/ ) - the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

WHAT

FREE festival and resource fair for youth and young adults challenged with homelessness, substance abuse and/or mental health challenges, finding a job, access to education, re-entry after jail, violence, abuse, bullying, homophobia, transphobia, racism, transphobia, homophobia, being taken advantage of or other difficulties,

WHEN

7pm, Saturday, March 23 through 2am, Sunday, March 24

WHERE

Downtown MASS District

844 NE 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33314

WHO

For youth and young adults up to age 25

Resources and Activities

  • Health and wellness screenings
  • Crisis intervention
  • Food and drinks
  • Linkage and referral
  • Jeep show
  • Face painting
  • Live music
  • Live art installation
  • Referrals for HIV and STI testing
  • Narcan
  • Condoms
  • Street kits
  • Clothing and shoes
  • Raffle prizes and give aways
  • Housing assistance

CONTACTS:

Katie Bullard, Ark of Freedom Alliance – katie.bullard@aofalliance.org

Tiffany Smith, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition -- tsmith@bbhcflorida.org

Theresa Kennedy, Department of Children & Families -- Theresa.Kennedy@myflfamilies.com

Sponsored by:

Heidi Schaeffer, M.D. Charitable Trust

Presented by:

www.AOFALLANCE.org