The mission of AYUDA is to help improve the lives of children and families who are underserved and / or at risk in South Florida through education, life skills training, and programs that support self sufficiency. For 40 years, AYUDA has provided programs to children and families to help prevent abuse and neglect. We empower and inspire our clients to believe that they can make a difference in the world. Programs include enrichment as well as prevention for the very young to the elderly. Early educational scholarships, parenting skills, anti-bullying, positive actions, success, and family empowerment programs are in place for the entire family unit.