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Friday, December 18, 2015
If national numbers hold up in West Michigan, as many as 40 percent of the homeless teens on a given night identify as LGBT.Which could mean up to 80 young people in Grand Rapids alone.The Grand Rapids Community Foundation gave Arbor Circle and the Gay and Lesbian Network of Grand Rapids $20,000 to...
Monday, March 13, 2017
“Not under my roof.”Too often, these words are the gateway to homelessness for a young person. On any given night in West Michigan, approximately 200 young people won’t know where they are going to sleep. The journeys that bring youth to the street are complex, deeply personal,...
Monday, February 20, 2017
Through our partnership with Arbor Circle, Grand Rapids Pride Center is proud to announce Sydney Sturm, LLMSW is available to meet with LGBTQ youth (13-24yrs) free of charge. Sydney holds drop-in office hours at the Pride Center from 5-7 on the YOUTH GROUP (13-17yrs) & PARENT'S GROUP...
Thursday, March 3, 2016
In September 2015, Arbor Circle launched an initiative to expand programs and services for runaway and homeless youth in West Michigan by raising $900,000 over the next three years. Arbor Circle is the only agency in West Michigan with a full range of care designed just for runaway 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...