WALLOFLIONS, LLC / Lion Health Initiative
The Lion Health Initiative (LHI) focuses on youth development, knowledge building, and linking youth to community events to address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Believing community building through individual development is how generational networks are built and maintained.
LHI seeks to transfer knowledge and lessons through sharing and processing anecdotal experiences used to navigate adolescence and find tools that can carry participants through the transition into adulthood. Staff participates in training using the Cure Violence model, Wraparound supports, and how to identify and address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
Working with youth and their support teams to identify strengths in educational, vocational, leisure, and other areas of life to help identify and treat ACEs at the earliest time post trauma exposure.
Benefits of Participating Include:
Participants can request assistance with obtaining vital documents to prepare for future goals such as applying to schools, traveling, and employment searches.
Specialized focused mentoring meeting youth at their strengths.
Assisting Youth with Developmental Disabilities
Increasing their independence. Expanding communication and body language awareness to promote a comfortable socialization environment.
Supporting Youth Involved in Delinquency
Addressing community-based trauma and situations which put personal health or wealth at risk of being incapacitated.
Taking care of yourself and finding safe spaces. Having productive conversations and planning for the future at the youth’s pace.
Defining goals and personalizing your wealth-building journey. Investing in yourself through crypto, stocks, or a new job? Understanding expenses and how to manage your circumstances.
Outlining educational/vocational goals. What sector would you like to work in, and why and how will you get there? Set a timeline, find the process, and start it! Find out more about the topics below or ask about how interests and skills can become careers:
- Real Estate
- Tax Preparer
- Online Income
Examples of Experiential Learning Activities
- Hikes and Bikes
- College Tours
- Sporting events
- Volunteer work
- Provider events
- Job Fairs
- Community Resources
- Community Agencies
- Alternative Educational Programs
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|Eligibility||Youth is between 5 to 24 years old. Guardian, CMO or financially responsible individual or organization should submit referral form authorizing services.|
Arts & Recreation
Employment / Training
Family & Support Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Crisis / Safety
Intellectual and Developmental Needs
Last Updated: 07/28/22