YWCA Board Vice President, Melissa Costa helps police force keep at-risk youth out of jail.

YWCA Board Vice President was highlighted in the Turn to 10 news.

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WJAR) — “The New Bedford Police Department is helping at-risk youth by incorporating a mental health clinician in the field.

Melissa Costa responds to calls with police. She interviews young people with social and emotional issues and low-level crime offender.”

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