Director of Intervention Services
Amy is director for the Restitution and Community Services, SCORE, Second Round, and the Community Alternatives Program; she joined Haven House in 2003. Amy has a strong juvenile court background having been a Court Counselor for 10 years. She is a 1983 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received a BA in Administration of Criminal Justice and Psychology.
Phone: 919.833.3312 X102
Uses boxing, weight training, and other forms of exercise to teach youth self-discipline, team work, leadership, healthy living, and other pro-socialization elements.
Our facility, at the Cabarrus Street Office, is equipped with an amateur-size boxing ring, multiple punching bags, rubberized flooring, and a complete weight room. Program sessions are structured and challenging for participants, and typically entail warm up, stretching, calisthenics, running, jump rope, weight training, and boxing skills. Participants are required to engage in education and/or employment to remain in the program.
Youth who comply with our program standards of Grades, Attendance, Attitude, Service, and Skill, are afforded the opportunities to travel to and compete in amateur boxing competitions. In addition, program youth attend community events and engage in multiple public speaking opportunities.
New member orientations are held bimonthly on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 5:30-7:00 PM. All participating youth, and parents/guardians if youth is younger than 18 years old, must attend orientation. Interested youth will need to come dressed out and prepared to participate in a workout. Orientation Dates: April 2nd, April 16th, May 7th, May 21st, June 4th, June 18th. All orientation sessions are held at the Cabarrus Street Office.
The program serves youth/young adults between the ages of 10-21 that are involved in, or at-risk of becoming involved in negative behaviors that include delinquent/criminal activity, gang activity, substance abuse, verbal/physical aggression, school suspensions, etc. Programming occurs Monday through Thursday from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.