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On a Good Note

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

On a Good Note

Craig Glass, a therapist at Hathaway-Sycamores, is passionate about creating opportunities for youngsters to reach their full potential.  One of the ways he does that is with his other passion, music. Craig was inspired to start On a Good Note, an innovative songwriting therapy group co-facilitated with Nathalie Beltran. His belief in the healing power of this therapy is so strong that Craig personally provides all the music instruments and recording equipment for the group. On a Good Note is...

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3 Paths to Adulthood

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Featured Slider, News, Stories | 0 comments

3 Paths to Adulthood

In the video, 3 Paths to Adulthood, three former foster youth – Armine Gasparyan, Marcos Gutierrez and Wayne Jackson – share their experiences with Hathaway-Sycamores’ Transitional Independent Living Program.  The program provides housing, job training and other support services to help former foster youth transition into successful adults. According to Marcos Gutierrez, “I didn’t think people or places like this existed anywhere. They pretty much helped me put myself back together. They...

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Suicide Warning Signs

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Suicide Warning Signs

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is: 1 (800) 273-8255. This month, we invite you to learn the warning signs and bring awareness to the second leading cause of death for youth.  Suicide Warning Signs Suicide notes.  These are a very real sign of danger and should be taken seriously. Threats. Threats may be direct statements (“I want to die.” “I am going to kill myself”) or, unfortunately, indirect comments (“The world would be...

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Movie Magic, Cooking & Art at the FRC Summer Program  

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

Movie Magic, Cooking & Art at the FRC Summer Program  

Thanks to National Charity League, Inc., Glendale Chapter and a lot of great volunteers, the kids at our Family Resource Center had a fun summer filled with creative and educational activities. NCL Glendale awarded us a grant for summer programs and members also volunteered their time.  The volunteers worked with students to sharpen and strengthen academic skills to prevent the summer slump.  We also worked with two Girls Scouts who completed their Gold Award Project with us. Rebecca and...

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Law Enforcement Officers Join Youth For Basketball & BBQ

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Featured Slider, News | 1 comment

Law Enforcement Officers Join Youth For Basketball & BBQ

Last month Captain Vicki Stuckey of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and other law enforcement officers visited Hathaway-Sycamores. They came for a spirited game of basketball and to enjoy some tasty barbeque with the boys at our El Nido residential campus. The visiting team included deputies, firefighters, probation officers and volunteers. “The Goal is very simple, to improve the relationship between our community, our foster youth and our law enforcement,” according to...

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On the Right Path

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

On the Right Path

Deputy Scott Rule, Deputy Dan Paige and one other member of the Los Angeles County Search and Rescue Team led seven of the boys from our Transitional Shelter Care Program on a three-mile hike on a recent morning. This was the first trail hiking experience for all of the youth. The Search and Rescue Team taught the youth about the flora and fauna they might encounter and some basic survival skills that should be observed when hiking including: staying on the trail, knowing the direction you are...

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