News at CEDARS

"I originally came to work for CEDARS because I was a client several years ago. The staff during my stay had a lasting impact on me and I wanted to come work with kids like myself and have that same impact."

We’ve seen parents and teens struggle to figure out how they want to relate to one other. Giving respect is one way that can dramatically alter your relationship with your teens. It can work with children of all ages, but this article will use teens as an example.

“There are so many kids that need family that will just love them and take them in their home," says Carmen. "There are so many great resources out there to help families do it. I’m doing it. And it’s all through CEDARS.”

While Madey was staying safe in our care during a tumultuous period at home, one of the goals she set for herself was to find a job.

"In my role, if I can help prevent abuse and neglect by offering parenting education, resources, or simply showing a family that someone does care, then perhaps we can keep children in their homes with their families, safely."

When we met Alana a few years ago, she had just found out she was pregnant and didn’t have any adults in her life she could turn to for support.