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Trinity Youth Services
10th of July 2019
6 Reasons to Consider Fostering Teens

Do you love being a foster parent, and want to add another member to your family? Opening your home to a teenager could be a great choice! There are many benefits to raising a teen. Contrary to popular belief, teens want a loving family, stability and guidance just like any child would. Trauma-affected teens have an even stronger desire to have a connection to a parental figure. Did you know that teens who do not have a caring adult in…

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18th of June 2019
Tiffany Haddish
Tiffany Haddish Makes an Appearance at ‘Success Is Our Future’ Awards

Twenty-three foster youth from Trinity Youth Services attended the 27th Annual Success Is Our Future Scholarship and Awards Ceremony on May 30, 2019, at the Grand Hall of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.  The annual event sponsored by the Los Angeles Department of Probation recognizes foster youth who have overcome the challenges in their lives and are graduating from high school.  The special guest was actress Tiffany Haddish, who encouraged the youth to continue to pursue their dreams as she too…

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14th of June 2019
Collaboration Helps Youth Find a Permanent Home

Recently two Trinity Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs (STRTP), Trinity Apple Valley and Trinity El Monte, collaborated to help find a young man a permanent home. Justin (named changed for confidentiality reasons) successfully completed his program at Apple Valley and his transition plan called for him to reconnect with family. Due to family circumstances, he was unable to go home with his mother, so finding another family member was essential for this young man to gain permanency. According to Justin, the…

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10th of June 2019
Keke Palmer Cinderellas
Hollywood Superstar Keke Palmer Delivers a Powerful Message to Foster Youth at Trinity Youth Services

Keke Palmer is a world-renowned actress, singer, rapper, songwriter and philanthropist who has been mesmerizing audiences since making her acting debut in the 2004 film Barbershop 2: Back in Business. An in-demand legendary superstar, Keke Palmer is the youngest actress and the first African-American to portray Cinderella on Broadway. Her credits include Akeelah and the Bee, Madea’s Family Reunion, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Joyful Noise, Shrink, The Longshots, Nickelodeon’s True Jackson, VP, and Lifetime’s TLC biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. Keke…

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6th of June 2019
Trinity Youth Services Turned My Whole Life Around

By Ramon Gutierrez Back in 1999, I was a resident at Trinity Yucaipa. I just wanted to say thank you. I grew up with an extremely hard life. I was a delinquent. I was always in trouble. I was prison bound. I had no family on my side; I had no one in my corner. My own mother did horrible things to me. I really had no one. I was roaming the streets; I was easily influenced by others. I was…

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22nd of May 2019
JJ Simmons Shares Words of Encouragement for Girls in Foster Care at Trinity Youth Services

Jillian “JJ” Simmons, a fifteen-year veteran radio host from Cincinnati, Ohio, is more than just another voice to fill the airwaves. As an on-air talent, she has captivated listeners from major cities from across the country, including her hometown Cincinnati (WIZF-FM), Dayton (WROU-FM), New York City (WBLS-FM, where she worked alongside “The Queen of All Media,” Wendy Williams), Indianapolis (WHHH-FM), and Houston (KBXX-FM). Over the years, JJ on the Mic has interviewed many of the rich, famous and influential, including…

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15th of May 2019
Happy National Foster Care Month to Foster Parents Everywhere

It’s National Foster Care Month, a special time to show our supreme gratitude to our foster parents who go above and beyond to positively impact the lives of displaced youth. At Trinity Youth Services, we want to recognize our exceptional parents for their dedication, time and love they provide to our youth on a daily basis. Your support will help children thrive in ways they have never experienced. We value you from the bottom of our hearts, because you help…

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8th of May 2019
6 Fun Summer Ideas Your Kids Will Love That Won’t Break the Bank

Summer can be an exciting time for kids, but if you’re like most parents, you worry about how you’re going to keep your child active and happy. There are many free or low-cost activities you can do with your kids that are fun and educational. Here are some great activities you can do with your child that will also help you save money. 1. Visit Another Country Without Leaving Home Use Wikipedia to teach your children about the cultures of…

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30th of March 2019
Meet Our Rancho Cucamonga Team

Providing a High Level of Care Our Social Workers at our Rancho Cucamonga location are always working hard to help children and families receive a high level of care. “Our social workers are available to Resource Parents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,” said Rancho Cucamonga Foster Care and Intake Director, Laura Abujudeh Kassem. Our Social Workers are a consistent person in the lives of the children they serve.  The youth  are seen on a regular basis to ensure…

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27th of March 2019
Being LGBTQ in the Foster System and How You Can Help

You can empower LGBTQ youth, and help them create happier and successful lives. There’s no question that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth face tremendous challenges due to their sexual orientation. Many LGBTQ youth have reported that they have faced neglect or abuse from family members because of their sexual orientation. According to the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), over 30% of LGBT youth reported suffering physical violence at the hands of a family member after coming…

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