Our Mission

Our mission is to help homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and help them to explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices in their lives.

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Community Dinner Focuses on Relationship Building Between Staff and Participants

This year, our Shelter Department began holding a new event called Community Dinner. The dinners are a new addition to Community Group, a mandatory, therapeutic group that meets every Thursday and uses adventure therapy to give participants a space for meaningful dialog on topics such as healthy relationships, communication, and conflict resolution. Community Group has…

AFG Works to Fight Youth Homelessness with Regional Alliance

Nationally, approximately 30,000 youth under the age of 18 are homeless and on their own for more than a week every year. [1] Within 48 hours of running away, a young person is likely to be solicited for prostitution or another form of sexual exploitation. [2]  Youth ages 13-24 are the least likely of any…

Volunteer Groups Make Positive Impact at AFG

This month AFG has been buzzing with several volunteer groups donating their time to projects around the agency. Sixty volunteers from five different groups worked on projects such as painting, organizing the clothing closet, and renovating the Arts & Crafts room. Melody Moore, Volunteer Services Manager, caught us up on everything that’s been going in…

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