Jennie celebrates sobriety thanks to teletherapy

COVID-19 is the enemy, which makes Jennie’s recovery more precarious. There are hurdles that make getting counseling harder, make getting human contact harder and make getting food, clothing and shelter harder.  But conquering hurdles is nothing new for Jennie. As a child, she witnesses the spiral downturn of her parents, who were drug addicts. Adverse childhood experiences essentially led Jennie to opioid addiction. Within a couple of months, she was…

Elizabeth’s Story

Ten-year- old Elizabeth was kidnapped when she was only eight. When she was rescued, Family & Children’s Services was there from the start. Elizabeth wrote and illustrated a book, sharing her experience. Elizabeth shares her struggles and how Family & Children’s Services helped her get her life back. Sometimes even the happiest of children and…

MEET A FEW RAKTAVISTS

Kindness starts with one. Meet a few RAKTIVISTS here! ‘RAKtivist’ is short for ‘Random Acts of Kindness activist’. Think of RAKtivists like kindness ambassadors—and, like all ambassadors, they’re a part of an active, global community. Inspired yet? Sign up to become a RAKTVIST yourself! Houston’s Story Surina’s Story Abby’s Story Read more stories HERE!