News & Updates

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 mattresses...

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...

Foster Parenting: Would We Do It Again? Yes, Yes, and Yes!

Here is a little bit about our experience as foster parents. We have been foster parents for about 15 years and decided to work with Family Solutions because of all the extra support we get from them. We started our journey thinking we would be able to help out and...

Finding a Way In

Twelve-year-old Amber was referred to our Day Treatment Program because of her depression, impulsivity, and attention difficulties. She exhibited a number of self-destructive behaviors, poor hygiene, and school refusal. Her angry outbursts prevented her from attending...

Steven’s Story

At eight years old, Steven was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Because he had been removed from his parent’s home, his grandparents served as his legal guardians. He was referred to Family Solutions for treatment after his behavioral outbursts earned him multiple...

Protective Parenting

The story is tragic but familiar: The mom and dad succumb to drug addiction, the dad lands in prison, and the mom, still using, winds up homeless. Where does that leave their middle-school–aged boys, Jake and John? In the loving hands of their grandparents, Jack and...

Finding a Way In

Twelve-year-old Amber was referred to our Day Treatment Program because of her depression, impulsivity, and attention difficulties. She exhibited a number of self-destructive behaviors, poor hygiene, and school refusal. Her angry outbursts prevented her from attending...

Steven’s Story

At eight years old, Steven was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Because he had been removed from his parent’s home, his grandparents served as his legal guardians. He was referred to Family Solutions for treatment after his behavioral outbursts earned him multiple...

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