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Trinity Youth Services
14th of May 2021
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Trinity Community Star: San Bernardino Supervisor Joe Baca Jr. Encourages to Support Local Foster Youth  

As a Supervisor for the Fifth District, San Bernardino County’s largest district comprised of San Bernardino, Rialto, Fontana, Bloomington, Muscoy, Rosena Ranch, and Devore, Joe Baca, Jr., is a champion for local youth and families, and has created a special message asking the community to support foster youth and encourage people to take an active role in supporting them. According to Supervisor Baca, Jr., “We have so many children in our system that need a loving home. If you are already considering fostering or adopting,…

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12th of May 2021
AJ Johnson
Hollywood Actress, Celebrity Life Coach AJ Akua Johnson, Sends Inspiring Message of Hope to Youth for National Foster Care Month

There are currently over 30,000 foster youth in LA County who are waiting to be paired with a loving, forever family. After hearing the devastating news about some of the struggles foster youth face, Hollywood TV and Film Star, AJ Akua Johnson, decided to send a heartfelt message to inspire youth at Trinity Youth Services. In her powerful video message, AJ tells youth, “Please keep dreaming. Please know that you are bigger and better than what your background has been.”  A highly sought-after actress, choreographer, speaker, life coach and fitness trainer whose notable client roster includes Stevie Wonder, Emily Blunt, Anne Hathaway, Lindsay Lohan,…

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5th of May 2021
Trinity Foster Feature: Dianne Broussard 

For National Foster Care Month, Trinity Youth Services recognizes our foster parents and their extraordinary children. Foster youth often excel when they are in loving homes and have parents who support and encourage them to be their very best.   Dianne Broussard, a Trinity Youth Services foster parent of three, has been helping her children excel academically, while teaching them other essential qualities that will help them become successful in life. The children she currently cares for in her home are ages 10, 6, and…

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3rd of May 2021
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Trinity Youth Services Honors Liz Williams, Founder of A Suitcase of Hope, for Generous Donation to Foster Youth 

In honor of National Foster Care Month, Trinity Youth Services recognizes extraordinary community advocates who passionately support local foster youth. Liz Williams, affectionately known as “Ms. Liz,” is a champion for youth. Her favorite quote is, “Blessed to be a Blessing,” and blessing others is truly how she lives her life.   Ms. Liz has always had a big heart for helping youth create success in their lives. She was inspired to create an organization called The Purpose Center LLC, in order to be a blessing to those in search of living…

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1st of May 2021
National Foster Care Month: How Foster Parents Help Foster Youth Succeed and Have Better Futures 

May is National Foster Care Month, a special time to honor and celebrate our foster parents, foster youth, staff, and community leaders who work tirelessly to support and empower our youth. Did you know there are currently over 10,000 foster children in the Inland Empire, and over 30,000 children in the Los Angeles County foster care system who need safe, loving homes? Amongst those with the highest needs are our more vulnerable, but resilient population, at-risk teens. They have behavioral and emotional challenges due to experiencing past trauma, and need patient, supportive adults who can provide them with guidance and a family-based environment to thrive.  Foster parents can help…

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9th of April 2021
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Children Entering Foster Care with History of Abuse

Abuse and trauma are the most common reasons children enter the foster care system. In observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Trinity Youth Services (TYS) would like to focus on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that impacts children with history of abuse and the ways TYS cares for these children. In a report by the Children’s Bureau, the following were six circumstances associated with the removal of a child from the home: When a child is displaced from their home due…

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7th of April 2021
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Keia Jones-Baldwin’s Inspiring Foster Journey from Heartbreak to Creating a Loving Family

“There is a great need for good foster parents.” This is powerful advice from Mrs. Keia Jones-Baldwin, a nationally known, inspiring adoptive mom to four amazing children, ages 3 to 17. Mrs. Jones-Baldwin and her husband, Richardro, are the creators of “Raising Cultures” which has several very successful social media accounts with hundreds of thousands of followers. The couple wed in 2010 and looked forward to growing their family, when tragedy struck. Mrs. Jones-Baldwin and her husband experienced heartbreaking miscarriages,…

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5th of April 2021
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Community Comes Together for Foster Family Spring Celebration

Thanks to some incredible folks in the community, we were able to host a springtime celebration for Trinity Youth Services’ foster families. Staff and volunteers set up a drive-thru experience for each family to pick up Easter baskets, snacks, crafts and other activities. Supporter, Erica Fernandez, worked with small businesses to gather Easter baskets and volunteers for the drive-thru, which was held at our Rancho Cucamonga foster care office. Erica’s son donned an Easter Bunny suit and greeted the children…

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1st of April 2021
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Dave Armstrong, Former Youth in Foster Care, Accomplishes Big Dreams with Help from Caring Mentors 

Experiencing verbal and physical trauma and enduring the loss of a parent at age 13, can truly have devastating effects on a youth’s life. But with love, patience, and guidance from caring adults, an at-risk teen can grow into a successful adult who is celebrated in his community. Dave Armstrong, also known as “Sensei Dave,” is an example of what unconditional love can do for a child in crisis. A celebrated United States Air Force veteran, Sensei Dave is an in-demand author, speaker, mentor and former vice president, board of directors for numerous nonprofit organizations. He is also the creator of his own martial arts…

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18th of March 2021
Trinity Youth Services Stands with California’s Behavioral Health Leaders to Support the Declaration of Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Trinity Youth Services joins the California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies, The California Alliance of Child and Family Services and other behavioral health leaders across the state in strong support of the growing list of cities and county jurisdictions that are declaring racism to be a public health emergency or crisis. Trinity acknowledges this as a first step toward shining a light on the realities of systemic, institutional, and structural racism that leads to abuse of power and racial…

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