About Us

Our Story

Elevate Youth is a nondenominational nonprofit organization that provides Bible-bound Christian principles for students and their parents, partnering with local churches and schools and offering impactful Christian programs and resources.

Elevate Youth joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America,supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal. When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

Learn more on the ECFA website.

 

Mission Statement

We are committed to uplifting teens’ faith with a Biblical foundation to rise above the temptations of our culture. We work to pave the way to a brighter future for teens desiring to live a life serving Jesus Christ.


Our Vision

We exist to serve teens, parents, educators and youth leaders.

Our focus is to equip Christian students with Biblical truth in a format and language that relates to their generation. We are a springboard for students in the pursuit of lives filled with joy and express the love of God in every endeavor. We accomplish this through partnering with youth pastors, parents, and Christian educators. We provide Bible-based curriculum, parent resources, and nationally recognized Christian speakers to help these groups teach Christ-like values to teens.

We share the gospel of Jesus Christ in all we do, pointing students to the life-giving choice of making Christ their Lord and Savior.

 

Statement of Faith

Life Transformation

We believe a growing, personal relationship with Christ enables total and radical life-change. Regardless of past choices or life circumstances, everyone who receives Christ receives freedom from their past mistakes, liberty from their previous captivity, and the ability to live more and more like Christ each day (Ephesians 4:13; Colossians 1:28).

Authority of Scripture

We believe all Scripture is divinely inspired and serves as the final authority in all matters of belief and behavior. Therefore, we value Bible-centered teaching as the foundation for all that we do (2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Ptr. 1:20-21).

Youth Leaders

We believe it is the responsibility of the entire body of Christ to serve and teach the next generation. Therefore, as part of that body, we partner with Youth Pastors to provide youth groups with life-changing, bible-centered curriculum and speakers (John 8:32; Psalm 27:11).

Parents

We believe parents are the number one influencers of their children’s attitudes and behaviors. Therefore, we provide parents the tools and information they need to guide their children in pursuing and navigating the challenges they face on a daily basis. We desire to equip parents to guide their teens through a sexualized and technology-driven culture. Through parent programs and resources, we meet parents where they are by providing them a Biblical understanding of risk behaviors so that they are equipped to instruct their children and cultivate an informed, grace-based environment within their families (Proverbs 22:6; Ephesians 6:4).

Schools/Educators

We believe Christian schools and educators have an important role in the education, development and discipleship of the next generation of Christian scholars. Therefore, we assist Christian educators with resources and speakers to expand the school’s ability to shape the whole person of their students into responsible and effective Christ followers (Deut. 6:4-7).

Contact Elevate Youth

Email: info@elevateyouth.org

Phone: 972.656.1944

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The Hope Center
2001 W. Plano Parkway
Suite 3405
Plano,TX 75075

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Meet the Elevate Youth Staff

Dan Bailey,
Founder

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Linda Rossi,
Executive Director

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Elevate Youth a nonprofit organization?

Yes, we are a nonprofit 501(c)3 educational ministry.

Is Elevate Youth a faith-based organization?

Yes, Elevate Youth is a nondenominational faith-based ministry that provides Bible-bound Christian principles for students and their parents, partnering with churches and school and offering impactful Christian programs and resources. It is our highly focused mission to help students avoid risk behaviors while developing the knowledge, skills and confidence to make Christ-centered life choices.

What is Elevate Youth’s experience in the risk avoidance/character movement?

Our highly trained and dedicated staff has a combined 10 years plus of experience working with schools, churches and youth organizations providing risk avoidance/character programs.

What does it cost to use Elevate Youth services?

Our professional Program Coordinators are available to discuss resources and programs at no cost or obligation. If a program, speaker or resource is purchased, the cost will vary depending on what is selected to meet the objective.

We don’t have funding for your programs. Does Elevate Youth have funding sources?

Through grant money, private foundations and private donors, Elevate Youth may be able to help with funding when available. Our professional staff may also help schools with creative funding alternatives and strategies for obtaining program funds.

Other Questions:

If your question was not answered in this FAQ, email us at info@elevateyouth.org or call 972.656.1944.