We create alternatives to incarceration for youth and young adults by rebuilding our communities through committed relationships centered on love, compassion, and consistency.

We support our youth and young adults at every stage of the criminal legal process—from prevention to detention.

One Step Further, Inc. has provided valuable services to Guilford and surrounding counties since 1982. A member agency of both the United Way of Greater Greensboro and the United Way of Greater High Point, our services include Adult Mediation Services, Juvenile Mediation Services, Guilford and Alamance County Teen Court, Guilford and Alamance County Juvenile Community Service-Restitution, the Community-Offender Resource Program, Family Factor, Guilford and Alamance County Junior/Senior Life Skills, and the Community Support & Nutrition Program.

Urban Ventures and the City Attorney’s Office of Minneapolis partner together to offer Pathways to New Beginnings, a diversion program that is designed as an alternative for those charged with misdemeanor gun offenses. Upon completion of the 9-month Pathways program, individuals can avoid serving time in the workhouse.

YouthConnect is an innovative and unique program of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) that provides violence prevention, intervention, advocacy and mental health services to young people who are involved in the criminal justice system and their families.