Celebrating our Graduates! July 2, 2015 Our Kinship Youth Program began over 10 years ago, and one of our greatest successes has been keeping children and youth engaged with the program over the course of many years.  An exciting result is that each year …
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Celebrating Damian! July 2, 2015   Hi I’m Damian. I have been in KYP for 9 years now, and it has been a big part of my life. When I came here I was one of the younger kids in the program, …
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Celebrating Sharonda! July 2, 2015   My name is Sharonda. I am 17 years old, and I have been a participant in this program for 6 years. Over the years, my leadership opportunities grew. I am now seen as a leader so …
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Light it up Blue for Autism Awareness Month! April 2, 2015 April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, and the Family Support Services staff and volunteers are helping to spread the word through the Autism Speaks Light it up Blue campaign. Providing support services for families of children and adults …
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Claudia Nelson: 2015 Respite Care Provider of the Year   We’ve all been on the edge of our seats, waiting to learn which of our amazing Respite Childcare Providers will be the “‘Tony” Award winner for 2015!     The “Tony” Award is presented each year to a Respite …
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Happy Holidays! January 6, 2014 This season, the members of our Kinship Youth Program (KYP) have a special message for everyone who gave so generously to help make the season brighter through our Sponsor-A-family project. Please take a moment to watch their …
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Angela’s Story Sometimes, the best way to understand our impact is to hear from the people we serve. Please enjoy this short video, featuring an inspiring woman and her three boys. For a full screen version, click the square in the lower right …
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Meet Ms. Wingate and Trey When Trey was born, he was placed in foster care for 13 months, while his aunt went through the process of bringing him into her home to care for him. She was 63 years old. Ms. Wingate knew that she …
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The First Annual “Tony” Award! Established to honor the memory of an exceptional respite care provider, The “Tony” Award was dedicated on January 26, 2013. In December 2011, one of the very talented respite care providers at Family Support Services, Tony Foss, passed away. Shortly thereafter, …
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