Category Archives: SLCO

National Work and Family Month

Authored by Cory Ybarra, Shelter Care Program Manager Did you know that October is National Work and Family Month? No, neither did I! National Work and Family month was established in 2003 and celebrated every October, focuses on the challenges … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day 2017 is Wednesday, October 11th!

Authored by Maria Drummond, Youth Services Recreation Therapist National Coming Out Day is just around the corner, so let’s have a little chat about what that means, and how you can participate! Coming out, or coming out of the closet, … Continue reading

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We Have New Teachers for our Kids at Crisis Residential

Authored by: JD Green, Program Manager for Juvenile Receiving Center and Crisis Residential We are pleased to introduce our new teachers for the Crisis Residential classroom! Robert “OZ” Osbourne is a seasoned educator with over 31 years of teaching and … Continue reading

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Ease the Back to School Transition

Authored by: Chris Bereshnyi, Family Therapist It’s that time of year that children dread, but parents love: back to school. Although it provides a break for parents, starting out the school year on the right foot is important. And like … Continue reading

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What an amazing experience looks like!

Authored by: Sarafina Shukuru, Intern from the Refugee Program My experience as an intern at Youth Services was uniquely awesome. I thought it would be challenging and something I wouldn’t be able to handle, but it turned out to be … Continue reading

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Respect for Parents Day is Today!

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator Today we are celebrating Respect for Parents Day! Indeed, the perfect chance to honor the love, respect, sacrifice and affection from the people that have loved you the most. Our recommendation for you … Continue reading

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Milestone Service Project

Authored by: Caitlin Adams, Case Manager On July 9th Milestone participants and staff all came together at the Sandy homes to participate in yard cleanup and staining the outdoor stairs. Our second Sandy home was recently painted by the Good … Continue reading

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