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“Mary,” a 14-year-old female, came to ChildSafe because she was being sexually abused by her older half-brother. As part of ChildSafe’s Child and Adolescent Sexual Abuse Intervention Services program, the United Way partner agency staff began counseling Mary and found her to be withdrawn and depressed. She wore all black clothing and always came in […]
IT’S FUN TO STAY AT THE Y.M.C.A YMCA of Greater San Antonio has a huge impact on children and families and has made a particular impact on a brother and sister pair. The siblings come from a single-parent household with their mother, “Sarah,” as their primary provider for a family of five. Sarah works a […]
This Pre-Kindergarten Cultural Friendship Exchange program is so much more than a field trip. It just might lead to marriage. A young girl, Sara, from the Barshop Jewish Community Center (JCC) Block and Dreeben School for Young Children and a boy, “Jonathan,” from Carmelite Learning Center developed a bond over the course of the year. […]
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Alexis Thrives at Fairweather Family Lodge
Affected by the use of drugs in her family, Alexis was placed in foster care for a year. Shortly after her mother Nancy arrived at Fairweather Family Lodge (FFL), Alexis was reunited with her. Read more
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The piercing sound of the smoke alarm wakes you up, and you stumble out of bed, disoriented and groggy. How long do you and your loved ones have to escape your burning home before it’s too late? 10 minutes? 5 minutes? The Red Cross can tell you. Read more