The Youth Substance Awareness Safety Program (YSASP) provides an alternative to the civil court process for youth who violate Vermont’s underage alcohol or marijuana laws. YSASP helps young people to understand the impact on themselves and others of using substances and to lower their risk of future use, while connecting those identified as using at high-risk levels to professional substance use clinicians.
Involvement in YSASP can look like:
NEKCA has a dedicated and passionate youth staff who work hard to support youth and families utilizing strengths-based approaches. If you need support, you can call 1-855-663-5224, check out our Youth Advocacy Services or stop into our Youth Center in St. Johnsbury during business hours.
Newport Community & Social Justice Center
71 Seymour Lane
Newport, VT 05855
Mon - Fri | 8am-4pm
St. Johnsbury Youth Center
17 Eastern Ave
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819