Lasting Change Blog

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....

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,...
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...
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....

January 6, 2016

What “things” can mean in our Baby Boutique

What do donations of clothing or other essentials mean to families we serve?

The short answer is that diapers, socks and strollers – even toothpaste and toothbrushes – help parents ensure the safety and healthy development of their children.

The long answer is a little more nuanced, but we think this quote...

December 11, 2015

The story behind the story: Wellspring's approach, illustrated

 

DECEMBER 11, 2015 — At Wellspring Family Services we talk about helping clients become more stable and resilient, but what does that mean, on a personal level?

A recent...

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