Volunteers for Youth Justice (VYJ) is a volunteer-based, community supported non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a community caring for children, youth, and families in crisis.
VYJ has been built on the foundation of diversion programming to include advocacy, life-skill training and mentoring experiences for abused, neglected and at-risk children throughout Northwest Louisiana. Today, VYJ has five primary programs:
VYJ has a proven track record of success. It is a story of dreams and possibilities. Through the vision of a few active and caring individuals, the unwavering support of the Judges and court staff and the groundswell of compassionate volunteers, thousands of our community’s children have been given a light of hope for a brighter tomorrow.