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Thursday, March 3, 2016
More than 70 percent of Arbor Circle clients served in 2015 report having experienced childhood trauma. Arbor Circle has joined the movement to prevent and address trauma by embracing a Trauma Informed approach to care.  Research consistently demonstrates the more trauma a child experiences, the worse their overall health outcomes become. Examples of such traumas include: sexual,...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015—Our LGBT Fund at Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently awarded its first grant--$20,000—to a new collaborative project between Arbor Circle and the Lesbian Gay Community Network of Western Michigan (The Network) for a program that will help LGBT youth and families. Both Arbor Circle and The Network will work collaboratively to identify youth in need of care and...
Thursday, December 3, 2015
$300,000 GRANT TO EXPAND RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH SERVICES IN WEST MICHIGANGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. December 3, 2015 – Grand Rapids Community Foundation today announced a $300,000 grant to Arbor Circle to expand outreach, interventions, and services for runaway and homeless youth. The grant made possible by Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Fund for Community Good and the Kate Pew...