Youth Stories

The Source Youth Council

The Youth Council at The Source meets every Tuesday night and has over 10 members. The purpose of this council is to brainstorm activities, suggest topics that would be helpful for them to explore, provide input on our programs & available resources, and much...

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Back to School at Attention Homes

Much like any family with school-age kids, as soon as August arrives, our focus turns to Back to School. This is an exciting time for students as they head back to class, eager to share fun summer stories and see friends they haven’t seen in a while. Many youth...

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From Homeless to Harvard

Liz Murray was homeless at age 15 and fending for her life most days. Determined not to be defined by her circumstances, she recognized education as the key. She earned her high school diploma in just two years and won a scholarship to Harvard University that would...

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Zach’s Graduation!

Zach Dalton recently passed all four GED tests required to receive his diploma, which was an extremely proud moment for Zach as well as everyone at The Source. After a couple of weeks of getting to know Zach we began talking about his future goals and general...

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Life at Attention Homes: New Year New Home

Each New Year brings the opportunity to create changes in the form of “resolutions”. When young people are experiencing the challenges associated with living on the streets, “resolute” is the tip of the proverbial iceberg in defining the...

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Meet Kerri

Kerri had a difficult childhood, and at age 10 she lost her dad to drugs and alcohol…

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Meet Marianna

When Marianna came to The Source we already knew about her home situation since her older brother had utilized our services before…

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Meet David

David came to The Source after running away to avoid being put into foster care…

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november

08nov(nov 8)6:00 pm09(nov 9)6:00 amSleep Out

09nov(nov 9)8:00 am18(nov 18)8:00 pmRound Up at McGuckin Hardware

14nov7:45 am9:30 amShout Out: an Event to Benefit Homeless Youth

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