Impact

Providing positive outcomes for young women.

Sierra Sage Academy provides a safe high school environment where students develop their skills with the help of supportive faculty and staff. Our graduates get jobs, succeed in school and return to alumni events, proud to tell us of what they have accomplished.

HEALTH

  • Clinical services include substance use interventions, emotional regulation and coping skills
  • 17.5 hours of cultural activities cultivate a young woman’s sense of self and the world around her

EDUCATION

  • Sierra Sage offers 8 hours of accredited high school education to students each day
  • Project-based learning and STEM-oriented education prepare students for the 21st century workplace

LIVELIHOOD

  • Family contacts, home passes and meaningful community service connect students to their communities
  • 100% employed, enlisted or enrolled when graduating from the program

How we do it:

In order to be effective, we have learned that partnerships work best, and we embrace the fact that our services will continue to evolve according to the latest research, state initiates and the needs of the young women we serve. We have expanded the services we offer to increase family engagement, and have embraced trauma-responsive care. We work to bring hope, independence and citizenship to California and Nevada’s future generations.

Sierra Sage by the Numbers:

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