It’s Not About Where I’m From, It’s About Where I’m Going.

It’s Not About Where I’m From, It’s About Where I’m Going.

Growing up, my dad and I lived in many places. Portland was the house with the splintered picnic table, and I vividly remember the short period we spent in Uncle Jesse’s spare bedroom. Along with all the different squeaky pull-out couches and inflatable air...

Malena Vega’s Success

Before my life changed for the better I was in and out of treatment facilities, juvenile detention places, and foster homes for no longer than a couple of months. I had anger problems and trust issues. I was diagnosed with ADD, Anxiety, and Depression and I took a few...

Megan’s Success

Megan is now 17 years old. She was just 3 years old when she was removed from her mother’s care due to reports of neglect and abuse. Then she was adopted and lived with her adoptive family until she was 8 years old. Sadly, she was removed from the adoptive home...

Maria’s Internship

It is hard to talk about growth and experience without discussing my early life as well. I was the second oldest child in my family to pursue a college degree. My father passed away when I was very young, and my mother had a difficult time raising four children by...

Sarah’s Success

When I first came to the group home, I was young and didn’t have much confidence in myself or other people. I had lost hope and I was full of anger and didn’t know how to go about dealing with these feelings properly. The staff members of the Family Solutions Girls...