Lasting Change Blog

March 29, 2016

2016 Ada vignette

 

Ada had a dream.

A new life – one without violence – a business to support her children, and a home to nurture them in.

She was closing in on it when life took another turn.

She and two daughters had already fled a violent relationship and rebuilt their lives in the United States. She had won custody of...

March 28, 2016

  • “The people who gave to Family Services saved my life, saved my child’s life. Every single day I look at him, I am grateful.”- Melissa, former Housing Services client

MARCH 28, 2016: Last December, the Windermere Foundation asked if we could help with a...

March 24, 2016

  • With the help of more than 800 luncheon donors and our premier sponsor, Davis Wright Tremaine, we're disrupting cycles of homelessness and violence

At Wellspring Family Services we build well-being – one child, one parent and one family at a time. We help our clients stabilize, nurture relationships, and perfect the skills each needs to thrive.

Our work is...

February 10, 2016
  • Children often lose their future when they lose their street address. Add in drugs, violence and family instability, and the scale tilts toward tragedy. ​ But imagine for a minute, What if? 

The shootings, allegedly over drugs and debt, shook our city. Three...
February 9, 2016
  • Our Sweet Dreams donation drive runs through March 31

A good’s night’s sleep is essential for healthy growth and brain development, especially for children who have lived in homelessness and need to “rewire” and repair from the damages of toxic stress.

WHAT...

January 7, 2016

A bed can help a child rest, and focus at school.

A gas card can mean getting to that job interview.

And kindness? It can save a life.

At Wellspring Family Services we’re extra fortunate. We not only witness kindness, we see how much it means to families and children experiencing homelessness or other crises. We watch as parents...

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