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The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center

The Children’s Home, established in 1893, is an independent, non-profit licensed organization whose purpose is to promote the health and well-being of infants and children through services which establish and strengthen the family. Our three programs: Adoption, Child’s Way, and the Pediatric Specialty Hospital, along with our Lemieux Family Center, work independently and collaboratively to accomplish our mission.

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The Link

Mission: The Link works with youth and families to overcome the impacts of poverty and social injustice. We have 23 programs across the organization through 3 divisions; Housing and Homeless Services, Juvenile Justice, and Safe Harbor. Our programs provide supportive housing, intensive case management services, and skills to develop to youth at risk of or experiencing homelessness, sex trafficking and or involvement in the juvenile justice system.

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Selah Freedom

Selah Freedom is a faith-based nonprofit anti-human trafficking organization, based in Florida and the Midwest, with the mission to end sex trafficking and bring freedom to the exploited through four strong programs: Advocacy & Awareness, Prevention, Outreach, and Residential.

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Green Chimneys Children's Services - Residential Treatment Center

Green Chimneys is a multi-faceted nonprofit organization helping young people to maximize their full potential by providing residential, educational, clinical and recreational services that create and nurture connections to the community and the natural world. Green Chimneys offers day and residential programs for students who have been unsuccessful in traditional education environments and who require a small, structured and supportive setting.

The Children’s Place

The Children’s Place, founded in 1978, is a non-profit agency that helps heal the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma. The Day Treatment Services program serves children, six years and younger, who have been abused or neglected and provides them with an early childhood education; including intensive treatment combined with expert, evidence-based therapy services and interventions.

Valley Youth House

DeSales Service Works is a volunteer service program of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. DSW exists to impact the lives of others and to Live Jesus! We provide opportunities for face-to-face service, and we work to change the lives of those we serve and to expand the mindset of those who serve. All of our efforts seek to improve struggling neighborhoods while recognizing the goodness of these impoverished communities. We welcome volunteers on alternative breaks, summer internships, and as year long volunteers.

West Side Catholic Center - Family Engagement Department

Agency Mission: Grounded in faith, hope, love and respect for those we serve, we assist all who come in need of food, clothing, shelter, advocacy and a path to self-sufficiency. The Family Shelter provides emergency/transitional housing. The SSLP student can assist with any and all of our programs, primarily working with the children, youth and family services and programs. Student may also engage with the West Side Catholic Center across the street.

St. Vincent Family Center

St. Vincent Family Center provides mental health prevention, intervention and treatment services to children and families in Columbus and throughout the state of Ohio who would otherwise not have access to care. We provide specialized behavioral health treatment resources and a system of support to children and families who have emotional and behavioral challenges.

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The SSLP student will be working with our children in classrooms of pre-school and school age children, could also be working with our residential children.

St. Louis Crisis Nursery

The SAINT LOUIS CRISIS NURSERY (SLCN) is an independent, not-for-profit agency funded by donations and committed to preventing child abuse and neglect by providing short-term, emergency shelter for children, birth through age 12, whose families are faced with emergencies or who are in crisis.

In addition to short-term care for young children in a safe and nurturing environment, we also help families resolve crisis by offering resources for empowerment, ongoing support and parent education, engage in community outreach and awareness, and advocacate for children and families.

Covenant House New Orleans

For 30 years, Covenant House has met the needs of homeless and highly at-risk youth (ages 16-22) and their children in the New Orleans area, helping more than 30,000 kids leave the streets, achieve stability, and either reunite with family or build the skills and resources needed for independent living. We offer food, clothing, shelter, medical assistance, job training, case management, and counseling to youth and families. There is no other 24/7 comprehensive residential care option for the young people we serve.

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December 2021

Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 4:00pm
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:00pm

January 2022

Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 4:00pm
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 4:00pm
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 4:00pm