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Trinity Youth Services
20th of March 2019
Meet Trinity’s Monterey Park Team

Incredible Social Workers Doing Incredible Work The Social Workers at Trinity Youth Services’ Monterey Park office work overtime to provide top-notch care for children and the families. Being available after-hours, providing support to foster families and helping children feel safe are just a few things that our amazing Social Workers do. “Action begins with a desire. Naturally, heartfelt compassion leads to action. The vulnerable and disadvantaged in this world need more than pity, they need to see love operate selflessly…

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15th of March 2019
Hollywood Actress Meagan Good Sends Inspiring Video Message for Foster Youth at Trinity Youth Services

Many foster youth struggle with feelings of hopelessness, despair and low self-esteem due to trauma and neglect. In order to help youth develop and sustain a positive mindset, Trinity Youth Services recently launched The Celebrity Love Project, inspiring motivational online videos featuring famous faces and influential community leaders. After learning about the impactful project, Hollywood actress Meagan Good (Think Like a Man, Stomp the Yard), was the first to send her inspiring message. “Don’t ever give up on yourself because…

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5th of March 2019
Meet Trinity’s Houston Team

Going Above and Beyond for Children and Families The Trinity Youth Services Team in Houston, Texas is made up of special people who have a big heart for families and children. They often go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure children are safe, nurtured, loved and protected. When families first come into the Houston office, they are greeted with smiles and are given the encouragement and support they need to effectively and lovingly care for foster children of…

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1st of March 2019
5 Powerful Ways to Bully-Proof Your Child & Increase Their Self-Esteem

Did you know that 56 percent of students have personally felt some sort of bullying at school? According to recent reports, 90 percent of 4th and 8th graders were victims of bullying. Two out of five teens feel that they are bullied because of their appearance. One out of 10 students drop out of school because they are bullied. It is estimated that nearly 1 in 4 teachers intervene 4 percent of the time when bullying takes place. A popular…

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31st of July 2018
Transforming Trauma-Affected Children Through Love: Rosa’s Journey as a Foster Parent

Rosa’s unconditional love for children and passion for helping them succeed, led her to become a foster parent. Fostering since 2004, Rosa’s dream of caring for children in crisis has not always been easy. She has helped raise several children for over a decade, but the rewards have far surpassed the challenges she has faced on her journey. According to Rosa, “Seeing the change in the kids, teaching them respect, and seeing the difference it makes, makes us feel good. I currently have…

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23rd of July 2018
3 Simple Ways to Build a Positive Relationship with Your Foster Child’s Birth Parents

It is easy to have unconditional love for a child in crisis. Opening your home and your heart to a foster child in order for them to become happy and whole again, is very rewarding and heroic. As a foster parent, your primary role is providing safety, comfort and love to a child, but one major challenge that many foster parents face is forming positive relationships with birth parents. The number one reason you will want this to be one…

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15th of July 2018
Christmas in July: Friends of Foster Children Give Trinity El Monte Youth the Gift of Summer Fun!

Providing hope, happiness and security to a youth in crisis is our top priority at Trinity Youth Services. We are committed to providing our youth with experiences and activities to help them feel valued, become well-rounded and teach them important life skills so that they may grow into successful adults. One of the reasons we are able to accomplish our goals is through the help of generous donors who share our vision and are committed to helping us change lives. We are thrilled and deeply honored by…

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7th of July 2018
‘You Can Do This!’ Trinity Staff Empower New Foster Parents with Tools, Encouragement

“You never know what you’ll be good at until you try,” is Laura Abujudeh-Kassem’s motto. It’s one she lives by as a passionate Intake and Foster Care Office Director for Trinity Youth Services. Laura’s personal and professional mission is helping youth find safe, supportive families who can nurture their growth and help them thrive. Teen moms, medically-fragile babies, and children with special needs can be more difficult to place due to the negative stereotypes that persist about their perceived challenges. To…

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1st of July 2018
3 Ways to Help Your Foster Child Eat Healthier for the Summer

One of your roles as a foster parent is to help your foster child maintain good health. One of the best ways to do that is to make sure your child eats a healthy diet, which isn’t always easy. If your child is used to eating a diet that consists of hot dogs, fries and soda, there will be resistance to eating healthier foods. Even though your child may not be excited about eating healthier, there are many benefits to…

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14th of June 2018
A Devoted Foster Father’s Journey: Giving Love is the Priceless Gift that Changes Lives

Nearly 100 times a day, a child in California is placed in foster care. Los Angeles County alone “parents” over 33,000 abused and neglected foster youth. At Trinity Youth Services, we highlight our dedicated parents who have made the choice to help a child in need by providing them with the love and safety they need and deserve. In this, one of our current foster parents, Art Unzueta, shares his powerful story about his fostering experience. Did you know that engaged…

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