Operational for more than 30 years, Youth Advocate Programs provides community-based services to youths and families. It offers supported work, behavioral health, homebuilders and advocacy, and independent living and life skills programs. In addition, the agency provides programs for pre- and post-adjudicated children and youths and after-care services for individuals returning from placement. It also offers services in child welfare and economic welfare systems. Youth Advocate Programs employs more than 1,000 employees and operates over 120 programs. The agency is a licensed provider of behavioral health and mobile therapy services. It also operates family outpatient clinics and maintains a location in Atlantic City, N.J.