Individuals: Programs and services open to boys and young men ages 14 to 24. Groups: Workshops, retreats, special events are conducted for schools, group homes, churches, organizations and juvenile facilities.
Fees: Individual and group fees are on a sliding scale.
Warriors gain knowledge and learn new skills.
Warriors develop and communicate positive attitudes.
Warriors learn to make intelligent decisions, solve problems.
Warriors have self-worth, respect other’s rights and privileges.
A Warrior’s change in behavior and beliefs result in young men who are able to define and own who they are.
- Increased self-esteem, the ability to pursue a
- Enhanced sense of personal control and responsibility.
- Reduced school absenteeism and delinquency.
- Reduced violence and criminal activities.
- Increased social skills and a sense of concern for others.
- Greater levels of moral reasoning and thinking.
- Avoidance of substance abuse and material cravings.
How We Do It:
Phase I - CONNECT to provide individualized case management services
- A warrior recognizes his issues or need for life change
at an event presented by The Rock of Escape or a
Warrior Life Outcome Promotions Creative youth projects, events, and productions that bring awareness to issues affecting warrior life outcomes.
- The warrior then connects with our staff, mentors, volunteers and partners through our outreach exhibits or Intake office.
TROE Outreach Challenge & Expo We showcase our prevention and intervention programs at schools, churches, organizations and community events to connect with Warriors who are ready for life change.
Phase II - ASSESS through a creative set of opportunities designed to equip young men to stay in school, build winning character and work ethics.
- Once enrolled, the Warrior is assessed to help him develop a life plan to increase awareness, knowledge, skills and ability to achieve his real goals.
Case Management Restoration Plan Staff conducts a Warrior-centered, goal-oriented Life Plan based on the Warrior’s dream and the particular programs, services and resources to realize his dream.
- Then the Warrior is placed in either our Day Outreach Center, or in our Transitional Living Program if his crisis demands greater attention.
Day Outreach Center Staff and volunteers mentor Warriors in a safe and secure learning and relational environment and host special events.
Transitional Living Program Warriors choose to reside in our temporary home to redefine their priorities and focus on their important issues.
Phase III - RESOURCE by building dynamic relationships connections to community and family by age 25.
- Now the Warrior is positioned to participate in our Visioning, Character, Emotional Courage and Warrior Works programs and curriculum, and take advantage of other referrals.
City Gates Attractive Character Track Studies Teaches and models values for home, school, work and community. Equips Warriors to be morally responsible and self-disciplined. Studies include: Visioning (Where Are You?), Character (Who Are You?), Emotional Courage (What Do You Need To Change?) and Warrior Works (I Will Do It!).
- Lastly, the Warrior chooses a focus area that includes professional mentoring, achievement stipends, job training and connecting with educational and social support systems.
Arts & Discipline Track Warriors pursue their personal vision while building on their strengths and developing new skills.
Inspired Leaders/Entrepreneurs Track Warriors receive creative assistance to increase their ability to work with others and earn a living.