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At JIFF, we recognize that external factors often lead youth into crime.  JIFF seeks to challenge any outside barrier to provide holistic healing to the youth and to the community.


No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination in the employment practices of or participation in the JIFF program on the grounds of handicap or disability, age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other classification protected by Federal, Tennessee State constitutional, or statutory law.

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JIFF has faithfully served Memphis youth as a 501(c)(3) since 1970. The mission of JIFF is to break the
destructive cycle of juvenile crime through Christ-centered intervention. JIFF provides intensive
intervention services to at-risk youth ages 10-18 who are referred through Memphis and Shelby County
Juvenile Court in four unique ways: Evening Reporting Center, Early Intervention Program, JIFF Case
Mentoring, and Live Life Together. JIFF works with court-referred youth in order to reduce recidivism,
facilitate effective reentry, and plan for the future. JIFF is presently able to work with over 300 youth each


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