Dennis and Michelle

Since 1993, seven treatment foster care children have come to live with Dennis and Michelle and their son, Matthew*. Collectively, these children represent some of the most severely mistreated children

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Lindsey

Lindsey is 15 years old. Her favorite past-time is shopping, she has a passion for fashion, and she obsesses over the minor acne on her beautiful face. She loves animals

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Martha

As Martha* watches her son take his first steps across the kitchen floor, she began to think back and appreciate how far she has come after a challenging past. Growing

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Dave

At just 9-years-old, Dave had many behavioral issues with social interaction and anger management. He had been placed in foster care but was not improving his behavior, at home or

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Kate & McKenna

For many adults, childhood memories are filled with family vacations, bedtime snuggles and holiday celebrations. For Kate Shaw*, her childhood memories are marked instead by violence, abuse and responsibilities completely inappropriate

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Taya

When your mom is a single woman addicted to methamphetamine, it’s not uncommon to be removed from your home. That’s how 18-year-old Taya’s story began. Taya was just two years

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Angie, Seth & Sara

Meet Angie, Seth & Sara. A history of drug & alcohol abuse put Angie and her kids at-risk. With the help of Healthy Families, Angie found the hope she needed to

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Nick and Pierre

Friends with mental illness work to change minds about mental health Six-and-a-half years ago, Nick and Pierre met in a group home. Since that time, they’ve overcome barriers, managed their

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