Face2Face Youth Group Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation (Tax ID 82-5337893). We are not affiliated with any church or religious organization.
Our mission is to improve the social and emotional well-being of youth. To do this we encourage youth to spend less time on electronic devices, like smartphones, and more time at “offline” activities and events.
For the first time in generations, our kids aren’t learning how to socialize in person. These days, too many young people are staring at a screen on their smartphone, tablet computer or another electronic device. As a result, rates of depression and self-harm among teens are surging upward (30% between 2010 and 2015 alone).
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Face2Face Youth Group was founded by parents and guardians of pre-teens, who witnessed first-hand the skyrocketing use of smartphones among teens and pre-teens and the accompanying issues they faced. After taking a Youth Mental Health First Aid course, these parents recognized the need for more widespread support for youth, including more “offline” activities.
We’re working with the local teen center to offer an after-school program that provides options for preteens and teens beyond the typical. This is an exciting time and we can’t wait to meet you and your youth.
Over the next decade, Face2Face Youth Group Inc.’s primary focus will be on youth living in Northern California. Face2Face Youth Group Inc.’s objective will be to equip the greatest possible number of children in our service area to cope effectively with life, create satisfying relationships, and develop a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system.
Platinum Seal of Transparency – Face2Face Youth Group, Inc. was recognized for its commitment to transparency with a 2018 Platinum Seal from Guidestar. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data to grow support for nonprofits.
Face2Face Youth Group, Inc. is a proud member of the Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce, since 2018. The Chamber of Commerce is committed to being an active contributing member in our community. Like the Chamber, Face2Face Youth Group is proud of the many businesses that support our service agencies, schools, youth athletic leagues, and non-profit organizations that make our wonderful community such a desirable place to live, work, and do business.
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