SLP Everyday: 3 Month Assessments

Posted by: Ashley Harp

During the weeks of September 24th and October 1st, St. Lawrence Place held three month assessments with all the families living in our program.  Three month “check-ins” is a time for each individual family to meet with the Clinical Team (our case managers) and discuss their family’s progress over the past three months and to set goals for the next three months.
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Holiday Greenery to Support SLP

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

22″ Mixed Evergreen Wreath

 

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and we want to do our part in making your home, (or the home of a neighbor, friend, co-worker, or relative), look mighty fine this year, spruced up with some beautiful, fresh-cut greenery!

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Kids Create: St. Lawrence Place, Re-Branded II

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

Using the new St. Lawrence Place logo and brand attributes, the children in our after school program created artistic interpretations of what St. Lawrence Place means to them.

This post is part of an on-going series of St. Lawrence Place kid-created and kid-focused content, published every Thursday.

Kershaw’s Story

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

After 15 years of living in Section 8 Housing, Kershaw decided to move her family into a fair market rent house.  She says she was sick of feeling like she wasn’t “making it all on her own.”  Things were going fine until she and her husband decided to separate, and she was laid off from her job as a receptionist in 2009, leaving her with a rent payment she was unable to pay and four boys to care for all on her own.  After moving in with family for a few weeks, she heard about St. Lawrence Place (SLP) from a friend.

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Holiday Empowerment

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

Empowerment: refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, educational, gender, or economic strength of individuals and communities

Our families at St. Lawrence Place, especially the children, consider SLP home. In fact, with the on-site after-school program, weekly life skills programs, and constant family activities, our families quickly become part of a community, and this helps both adults and children in their journey towards self-sufficiency. READ MORE

The Face of Homelessness – It’s Not What You Think

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

A publication of the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH), Uncensored: American Family Experiences with Poverty and Homelessness, recently ran an article where they had professionals in the field of homelessness address some common misperceptions and myths about who is homeless.
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