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Blog: Adventure Therapy

Posted on June 27, 2013 by Sinita About the blogger: Sinita Williams is a counselor in AFG’s Shelter department. She received her Masters in Social  Work from Wayne State University. While completing her MSW program Sinita  interned at AFG as the Curriculum Coordinator Intern. During her internship, she  was hired as a Program Assistant/Residential Advisor…

Blog: Why I Want to Become a Part of AFG’s Transition to Independent Living Program

Posted on April 24, 2013 by Daniella About the blogger: Daniella is a relative newcomer to AFG’s Shelter. She wrote this blog as part of her application to AFG’s Transition to Independent Living (TIL) Program, AFG’s long-term shelter program that helps homeless young women become truly independent  Since writing this, Daniella has been accepted into TIL.  My vision…

Blog: What I Think and How I Feel About New Choices

Posted on March 15, 2013 by Babydoll About the blogger: Babydoll has been a participant in AFG’s New Choices Program for eight years. She first came into the program seeking support as survivor of severe mental, emotional, and sexual abuse. She continues to be active in the program today. I’ve been coming to New Choices for eight…

Blog: A Day in the Life of a Peer Educator

Posted on January 23, 2013 by Christen About the blogger: Christen is a high school senior and Peer Educator at AFG. She has been a PE for over a year. She is currently on the Youth Street Outreach Peer Education team. My days have certainly changed since becoming a Peer Educator (PE) in Outreach. I am currently…

Blog: Transition to Independent Living Program teaches young women to sustain independence

Posted on December 20, 2012 by Melody Moore About the blogger: Melody Moore is the Curriculum Coordinator at Alternatives For Girls, working with the young women in our Shelter/Transition to Independent Living Program. Living independently means a lot to young ladies who face tumultuous times. It means being able to financially sustain yourself. It means having the…

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