YIPA is a nonprofit organization that has been providing professional development services to youth intervention professionals, increasing community awareness about youth intervention, promoting best practices within the field of youth intervention services, and advocating on behalf of its membership since 1978. The beneficiaries of these youth intervention service programs have been the young people, their families, their communities and schools, and the businesses and citizenry of the State of Minnesota. YIPA is the only statewide organization in Minnesota that represents the full array of youth intervention services.
Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable, quality educational opportunities in a safe and caring environment to a diverse pre-K-12 youth population.
Last Updated: June 15, 2015