Monthly Archives: June 2012

Children’s Justice Center Wins Best of State

Salt Lake County Youth Services is proud to announce the Children’s Justice Center of Salt Lake County won this year’s Best of State Award for the category of Community Development! The Children’s Justice Center  is a Salt Lake County Youth Services … Continue reading

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Youth Services Opens Transitional Housing For Aged-Out Foster Care Youth

When Stevie Romero was released from state custody last week, it was the first time for the 22-year-old to be out on her own. Romero, who has Asperger’s syndrome, has been in foster care for the past eight years because of … Continue reading

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My dad is special, is yours? (Facebook Contest)

With Father’s Day coming up, my dad is on my mind. Growing up my dad could do it all. He was a Search and Rescue expert for the US Air Force and rescued many a serviceman during the Vietnam war. … Continue reading

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Top 3 Reasons to Have Family Dinner (and tips to help you do it!)

Working with teens and their parents, I often hear from the teens that their parents don’t listen and I hear from the parents that their teens won’t talk to them.  Want a great solution for this? Family Dinner! Family Dinner … Continue reading

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