Programs

Eric Wood, LPC,  President


​Bear Atwood, Attorney at Law, Vice President


Holly Smith, Treasurer


Eddie Outlaw, Member


Deanna Ray, LPC Member


Michael Dorado, Member


​Brittany Jones, Member



All youth deserve a safe place where they are loved, respected, and nourished to realize their highest self.

Learn more about current and planned programs.

our board of directors

There are a number of ways to support Rise Above for Youth.

how you can help

"Rise Above for Youth is a labor of love and is driven by the passion of Board and staff alike to end youth homelessness and foster opportunity for those transitioning into adulthood.  All youth deserve a safe place to be loved, respected and nourished to realize their highest self. "

Shelley Johnson

Mission + Vision

Find out what drives us to do what we do.

A note from  our executive director