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Category: Youth Support

Allison's Story

Allison's Story

Allison* joined our Pathways Transitional Living Program (TLP) on January 30, 2019. During her time in the program she accomplished many great things, including learning how to create and maintain financial independence for herself. Learn how Allison used her determination and resiliency to create positive experiences for herself.

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Isaiah's Story

Isaiah's Story

Isaiah spent much of his youth in foster care, where he struggled academically. When he was adopted, he discovered stability and academic support at home, and began enjoying his education. In high school, he joined our YES program, which helps youth in foster care navigate post-secondary education and is now pursuing his college degree.

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Colby & Charles' Story

Colby & Charles' Story

Charles has been mentoring Colby through our Youth Educational Success program for 6 years, building a rapport, becoming a trusted adult and valued friend, but also giving the young man who aged out of the foster care system a surrogate family. As Colby pursues an engineering degree, Charles is by his side to answer questions, give advice and be a positive role model.

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Doreen's Story

Doreen's Story

Despite being placed in foster care at age 9 and moving between family members and foster placements, Doreen developed an incredible work ethic. Graduating high school at 16, she enrolled in college and our Youth Education Success program to achieve her dreams of a higher education. This spring she will graduate with her undergrad degree and hopes to enroll in law school.

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Isaac's Story

Isaac's Story

Issac was at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex before coming to stay in our Pathways transitional living program. With our help, he was able to overcome his anxiety and lack of confidence to become self-sufficient and even start teaching cooking lessons.

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