Elements - Youth Violence Intervention Program

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Nourish • Tolerate • Solve ELEMENTS is an all-inclusive program within the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office designed to implement a combination of education, prevention, intervention, and diversion strategies to address the many factors that cause and sustain youth violence.

We work directly with youth, their family, school personnel, law enforcement, and the community to help prevent youth violence. Some of the methods we use include: impulse control, conflict resolution, behavior modification, problem solving, teaching social and coping skills, peer mediation, tutoring, extra-curricular activities, improving family communication and increasing family activities, edu

We work directly with youth, their family, school personnel, law enforcement, and the community to help prevent youth violence. Some of the methods we use include: impulse control, conflict resolution, behavior modification, problem solving, teaching social and coping skills, peer mediation, tutoring, extra-curricular activities, improving family communication and increasing family activities, edu

Operating as usual

It’s pumpkin time 🎃
11/01/2021

It’s pumpkin time 🎃

Always a great time with Coastal Horizons Center Outdoor Adventure
10/21/2021

Always a great time with Coastal Horizons Center Outdoor Adventure

10/20/2021

New Hanover County has launched a community survey to help identify additional plans and solutions for school and community safety, reporting incidents and communication, and community programs and resources. The survey is anonymous and open through November 1. The five-minute survey can be taken here: https://bit.ly/3AUDf5U.

SPANISH INFORMATION:

Complete esta encuesta de cinco minutos para compartir sus comentarios anónimos sobre la seguridad de las escuelas y la comunidad, la notificación de incidentes y la comunicación, y los programas y recursos de la comunidad. La encuesta estará abierta hasta el 1ro de noviembre: https://bit.ly/3lZbxRD.

This picture sums it up…. Elements staff stands beside their kids… through the toughest of days and the best days…we are...
10/12/2021

This picture sums it up…. Elements staff stands beside their kids… through the toughest of days and the best days…we are there to show support. These smiles are smiles of strength, growth, and development. ❤️

This picture sums it up…. Elements staff stands beside their kids… through the toughest of days and the best days…we are there to show support. These smiles are smiles of strength, growth, and development. ❤️

It’s Friday, and if that doesn’t make you smile, then this picture will! We just can’t resist KJ’s smile!
10/08/2021

It’s Friday, and if that doesn’t make you smile, then this picture will! We just can’t resist KJ’s smile!

It’s Friday, and if that doesn’t make you smile, then this picture will! We just can’t resist KJ’s smile!

Absolutely no better way to spend a Tuesday night than cheering on one of our program graduates! We have been watching t...
10/06/2021

Absolutely no better way to spend a Tuesday night than cheering on one of our program graduates! We have been watching this young man grow over the last three years and it has been such an honor for us.

#50 we see you! ❤️

Keep pushing forward Steven, we are so proud of you and will keep cheering you on along the way!

Team building, survival skills, dinner by fire, night climb, and s’mores perfection, what a fun night with Coastal Horiz...
10/05/2021

Team building, survival skills, dinner by fire, night climb, and s’mores perfection, what a fun night with Coastal Horizons Center Outdoor Adventure this weekend!

10/01/2021

THE EVENT WILL BE EVEN BIGGER AND BETTER!

Mark your calendars for October 13th!!

When you show up to a meeting to support the youth you work for…and you are dressed the same….#twinning #powerteam #imwi...
09/27/2021

When you show up to a meeting to support the youth you work for…and you are dressed the same….
#twinning #powerteam #imwithyoualltheway

When you show up to a meeting to support the youth you work for…and you are dressed the same….
#twinning #powerteam #imwithyoualltheway

The youth have been asking for the swing, and they got it! Every single youth in attendance gave it a try! Coastal Horiz...
09/20/2021

The youth have been asking for the swing, and they got it! Every single youth in attendance gave it a try!
Coastal Horizons Center Outdoor Adventure

09/18/2021

A Tdap and Meningococcal immunization clinic will be held this Saturday from 9am to 1pm at the Health and Human Services building. The NHCS deadline for vaccinations is September 23 for 7th grade and high school students. Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines will also be available on site.

Great resource for all of our home schooled kids... take a look!
09/16/2021
Parks & Recreation | City of Wilmington, NC

Great resource for all of our home schooled kids... take a look!

The City of Wilmington is strongly committed to providing high quality parks, recreation facilities and programs for citizens of and visitors to the community. The City of Wilmington is working with a consultant to develop a Parks, Recreation & Open Space Comprehensive Plan.   This plan will provi...

Ms.Ami created an “escape room” for a small group team building activity. The goal was to get in to the garden and harve...
09/15/2021

Ms.Ami created an “escape room” for a small group team building activity. The goal was to get in to the garden and harvest the sweet potatoes. The kids had so much fun, and were successful! Thanks Ms.Ami for all of your hard work and planning!

Once again enjoying the Cape Fear Museum !
09/04/2021

Once again enjoying the Cape Fear Museum !

Have you seen the beautiful hand painted owls at Airlie Gardens? We encourage you to go see them, it was a lot of fun se...
08/30/2021

Have you seen the beautiful hand painted owls at Airlie Gardens? We encourage you to go see them, it was a lot of fun searching to find them all!
Airlie Gardens

So many skills to practice in one small kit: following directions, delayed gratification, patience, focus, completing ta...
08/08/2021

So many skills to practice in one small kit: following directions, delayed gratification, patience, focus, completing tasks, and reaching a goal. All while learning concepts within science!

“Every day in every way we are leaving our mark.”-Rachel Bermingham
08/06/2021

“Every day in every way we are leaving our mark.”
-Rachel Bermingham

Small group fun: working together as a team to accomplish a common goal.
08/05/2021

Small group fun: working together as a team to accomplish a common goal.

Look at this amazing clipboard Jamiek made at Kids Making It... he is on a roll! Go check out his work at the Kids Makin...
08/04/2021

Look at this amazing clipboard Jamiek made at Kids Making It... he is on a roll! Go check out his work at the Kids Making It store on Castle St.

We had a great week at horse camp!Coastal Therapeutic Riding Program
08/02/2021

We had a great week at horse camp!
Coastal Therapeutic Riding Program

Our youth have being practicing every Friday this summer, excited to play in a game against Law Enforcement. We don’t kn...
07/27/2021

Our youth have being practicing every Friday this summer, excited to play in a game against Law Enforcement. We don’t know which team was more excited or which team played the hardest... everyone gave it their all and had a great time! A special thank you to Ms. Teresa for being such a great ref!

Our youth have being practicing every Friday this summer, excited to play in a game against Law Enforcement. We don’t know which team was more excited or which team played the hardest... everyone gave it their all and had a great time! A special thank you to Ms. Teresa for being such a great ref!

We have so much appreciation and gratitude for Elise Parker and Bettina Masschaele for all of the physical labor, help a...
07/25/2021

We have so much appreciation and gratitude for Elise Parker and Bettina Masschaele for all of the physical labor, help and guidance they provide to us! Thank you ladies so much for helping us keep our garden growing and fruitful for our kids and for the community!

Rooted Sustainability Initiative
Willowdale Urban Farm

We got so much done at Elements community garden this morning at the work day! This program does amazing work, thank you for all you do! .
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#rooted #sustainable #sustainablefamily #strongroots #sustainablechoices #summer #summertime #watermelon #chickens #communitygarden #wasteless #stopfilliingthelandfill #urbanhomesteading #garden #growyourownfood #supportplanetearth #gardenwithkids #givingback #sustainability #sustainableliving #farm #awareness #environmentaleducation #reducewaste #recycle #community #family #homestead #herbgarden #wilmingtonnc

Dr. Tiese Roxbury, thank you for taking time out of your day to spend individual time with us! Anyone who has not been, ...
07/25/2021

Dr. Tiese Roxbury, thank you for taking time out of your day to spend individual time with us! Anyone who has not been, go check out The Self Love Museum, and make sure you say hello to Dr. Roxbury!
https://www.selflovemuseum.com
The Self-Love Museum

So proud of you Jamiek and the dedication you have made to Kids Making It! Especially love the logo you designed! Keep u...
07/24/2021

So proud of you Jamiek and the dedication you have made to Kids Making It! Especially love the logo you designed! Keep up the great work! ❤️

A special thank you to Alex Highsmith and Alex Highsmith Family Foundation for giving back to the community and inspirin...
07/13/2021

A special thank you to Alex Highsmith and Alex Highsmith Family Foundation for giving back to the community and inspiring our local youth to keep working on their goals and pushing forward. Several of our program youth were able to attend and we are grateful for that opportunity!

A special thank you to Alex Highsmith and Alex Highsmith Family Foundation for giving back to the community and inspiring our local youth to keep working on their goals and pushing forward. Several of our program youth were able to attend and we are grateful for that opportunity!

It was a painting kind of day!
07/02/2021

It was a painting kind of day!

Watching our garden grow, and doing a little clean up along the way!
06/29/2021

Watching our garden grow, and doing a little clean up along the way!

Another day of kids teaching us! Fishing lesson number two, from the ocean to the river...we are learning all the skills...
06/25/2021

Another day of kids teaching us! Fishing lesson number two, from the ocean to the river...we are learning all the skills!

From time to time we get to reverse the roles and let the kids teach us. Today’s lesson: Fishing 101
06/23/2021

From time to time we get to reverse the roles and let the kids teach us. Today’s lesson: Fishing 101

Such a beautiful fun day on the water with this group! I think it’s safe to say we mastered the skills of communication ...
06/18/2021

Such a beautiful fun day on the water with this group! I think it’s safe to say we mastered the skills of communication and working together in between just taking the day to play and be kids!
Coastal Horizons Center Outdoor Adventure

Summer Fun 🏖☀️⚽️
06/16/2021

Summer Fun 🏖☀️⚽️

Checking out the new exhibit featuring the science of sports at Cape Fear Museum. We recommend you check it out too, it’...
06/15/2021

Checking out the new exhibit featuring the science of sports at Cape Fear Museum. We recommend you check it out too, it’s lots of fun!

Friday Fun Day: we had so much fun playing kickball with the kids today ❤️
06/12/2021

Friday Fun Day: we had so much fun playing kickball with the kids today ❤️

Summer is our busy time, but it is also our fun time!
06/11/2021

Summer is our busy time, but it is also our fun time!

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718 S 3rd St
Wilmington, NC
28401

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 12pm
Sunday 7am - 5pm

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+19107984296

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ELEMENTS is an all-inclusive program within the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Gang Task Force designed to implement a combination of education, prevention, intervention, and diversion strategies to address the many factors that cause and sustain youth violence. We work directly with youth, their family, school personnel, law enforcement, and the community to help prevent youth violence. Some of the methods we use include: impulse control, conflict resolution, behavior modification, problem solving, teaching social and coping skills, peer mediation, tutoring, extra-curricular activities, improving family communication and increasing family activities, educating parents, teaching effective discipline in the homes, helping reduce association with delinquent peers, helping build a positive relationships, providing exposure to new activities, and providing character building lessons.


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