+ How much does it cost to be a part of ERA?
YMO programs are always free of cost to youth/young adults ages 14-21 with approved applications.
+ Where is ERA offered?
ERA is currently offered in four Oregon counties: Clackamas County, Jackson County, Lane County, Marion and Polk County.
+ When and where is ERA held?
ERA groups meet once a week in the afternoon for 2 hours on a set day for 21 weeks. The time and location are selected by youth enrolled in ERA and your facilitator. ERA groups may be hosted at your local Y.M.O drop. Special excursions may be hosted at other venues.
+ What should I do if I need transportation to ERA meetings?
Let your ERA facilitator know that you need transportation and they hook you up with options.
+ Is food provided?
Yes, we love food and always provide snacks and drinks to keep you energized.
+ Is it too late to enroll in ERA?
ERA applications for Summer 2016, close on August 15, 2016, with the course commencing in mid September, 2016. Can’t make this date? We encourage anyone who wants to be a part of ERA to submit an application: no matter what time. Dependent on our assessment of your application (i.e. your readiness, potential to commit, etc.) we can explore options to place you in a current or a future ERA group.
+ Will peer support be offered?
All Youth M.O.V.E. Oregon programs feature peer support as part of the experience; all ERA facilitators are trained peer support specialists.
+ I’m interested in joining ERA, who should I contact?
If you are interested in becoming a part of ERA click here and submit your application.