The OC GRIP Student & Family Support Fund

The OC GRIP Student & Family Support Fund enables us to provide the following vital services to students and families in OC GRIP communities:

  • One-on-one intensive counseling and tutoring for at-risk youth
  • Case and program management professionals
  • Emergency relief and rapid response efforts for families in crisis
  • Incentive programs for at-risk students

Facts & Figures From Our Support Fund

Program Referrals for GRIP I Schools

  • Number of community services that families were referred to: 1,112
  • Number of community services that families were linked to: 729
  • 87%of families were linked to community services
  • Most common referrals – anger management, mentoring, mental health, recreation and after-school activities

Satisfaction Survey Results for GRIP I Schools 2015/16*:

  • 93% of faculty and other school staff report having more access to support services for their students in need of GRIP services.
  • 55% of parents report an increase in family functioning.

Youth Resiliency Surveys for GRIP I Schools 2015/16*:

Resilience is a strengths-based construct, with the focus being on providing the developmental supports and opportunities (protective factors) that promote success, rather than eliminating the factors that promote failure.

  • 65% of students self-reported improved resiliency