Lasting Change Blog

March 30, 2016

Why housing is just the start to real, lasting success 

The first stop was a shelter, then a referral to Wellspring. For Beth and her toddler, hope was now in view.

Once at Wellspring Family Services, Beth had someone in her corner who took the time to walk her through the housing process and asked her to lay out her goals,...

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...

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...