Monthly Archives: March 2016

Milestone Transitional Living Program Announces Expansion

Authored by Mina Koplin, Milestone Transitional Living Program Manager Salt Lake County Milestone Transitional Living Program is celebrating the addition of a second home in Sandy City with an Open House on March 30, 2016 at 10 AM. This would … Continue reading

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Family Resource Facilitators – Helping You Navigate the System

Authored by Mary Gully, Youth Services Family Resource Facilitator Family Resource Facilitators are State Certified Family Peer Support and State Certified Wraparound Facilitators.  They work with parents (and/or primary caregivers) who have children ages 0 to 18 who are experiencing … Continue reading

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A Safe Place for Runaway Teens

Authored by Khanh Tong, Outreach and Prevention Case Manager According to the National Runaway Hotline, about 1.6 – 2.8 million youths run away from home every year. Homeless and runaway youth consistently identify family conflict as the primary reason for … Continue reading

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March into May with Healthy Lifestyles

Authored by Maria Drummond, CTRS, Youth Services Recreation Therapist As spring is sneaking its way past winter onto center stage, many of us are rekindling our relationships with the Great Outdoors. During this time of increased outdoor activity, we’d like … Continue reading

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Art Is Alive at Cyprus High

Authored by Charity Williams, Youth Services Afterschool Program Coordinator A little over two years ago I was introduced to Cyprus Art Night. My three kids and I attended, not knowing what to expect. Art night, we were told was from … Continue reading

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Things to Consider Before Running Away

Authored by JD Green, Crisis Services Program Manager You may be thinking about running away or not. It can be a difficult decision. As a helpful next step, we encourage you to think about how you would answer these questions: … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 365!

Authored by Whitney Hardman, Former Peer Mentor and Temp Employee at Youth Services Although today is thought to be the day we as women celebrate all of the accomplishments we’ve achieved as a group, I like to think that every … Continue reading

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