Family Literacy Night Activity: Ears Up, Ears Down

Posted by: RJames

earsup book

Every third Monday, SLP hosts a Family Literacy Night for all residents.  Each family sits together and engages in activities that will enhance their child’s reading and comprehension skills. It is also an uninterrupted time that families can discuss their day and any other pertinent issues, as well as share a meal.


The Value of the Homelessness Sector

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

Homelessness agencies provide human, societal, and economic value, not only for the people experiencing homelessness for which we provide services, but for the population as a whole.

Read The Homeless Hub brief below for more details:

Value of the Homelessness Sector

The Importance of Cultural Experiences for Homeless Youth

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

SLP kids at Columbia Museum of Art

The arts should be a part of every child’s life–and, therefore, part of every homeless child’s life as well. But homeless and poor parents, who are struggling with the demands of their everyday lives, are hard-pressed to provide culturally-enriching activities for their children. And yet, these children need such experiences as much as other children do to complete their education.