About Us

Serving Colorado since 1982

Served nearly 40,000 youth clientele

Partnered with schools, justice programs, foundations, complementary non-profits, and the community

Expanding curriculum now to include services addressing challenges faced with the pandemic

Certified Addiction Treatment Councilors utilizing current and evolving SAMHSA  Evidence-Based Practices that strengthen communities

Diverse funding resources includes state and local grants, foundations, corporate and individual donors

Join our collective journey as a client, partner, donor, employee, or contributor.

Leadership Team

Scott Bradford

Executive Director

Paul Skattum

Chairman of the Board

Olivia Costello

Board Member

Thomas Ventker

Board Member


Alternatives for Youth (AFY) is a non-profit agency that has been serving at-risk youth and their families for nearly 40 years in Colorado. Our programs offer early intervention programs for youth 10-20 years of age who are facing drug and alcohol challenges. This includes partnering with school and court diversion programs. Our programs have served nearly 40,000 clients since inception.


(720) 893-1547‬


11172 Huron Street, Ste 22

Northglenn CO, 80234

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