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Category: Youth Support

Moore Family Story

Moore Family Story

When our IIS Specialist, Amanda, began working with the Moore family, they had a long path ahead of them towards creating a safe environment for their family. But with a bit of hard work and a shift in mindset, the Moore family was able to keep their family together and build healthier habits.

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Melissa and David's Story

Melissa and David's Story

David and Melissa Haehl have long had a heart for children in foster care. Melissa is the vice president and a founding member of KC Kansas Angels, a non-profit that supports children in foster care and their caretakers. Ready to begin fostering themselves, they received a call that changed their lives forever when they agreed to provide short-term foster care for a teen boy.

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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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