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Blog: Adventure Therapy

Jun. 27 2013 |

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 ...Read More

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

Apr. 24 2013 |

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 ...Read More

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

Mar. 15 2013 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: A Day in the Life of a Peer Educator

Jan. 23 2013 |

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 ...Read More

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

Dec. 20 2012 |

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 ...Read More

Blog: What I did this summer…

Aug. 28 2012 |

Posted on August 28, 2012 by Sandra Svoboda About the blogger: Sandra Svoboda has been a volunteer at Alternatives For Girls for the past two years. She has worked as a writer at the Associated Press, The (Toledo) Blade and Detroit's Metro ...Read More

Blog: The Importance of New Choices

May. 22 2012 |

Posted on May 22, 2012 by Alana Gracey About the blogger: Alana Gracey is the Safe Choices Project Manager at Alternatives For Girls. In her role, she oversees the Safe Choices Project, AFG's program that reaches out to women involved in ...Read More

Blog: Embracing the Future

Mar. 26 2012 |

Posted on March 26, 2012 by Casandra About the blogger: Casandra is an AFG Shelter resident who is also a college student majoring in the Culinary Arts. She would like to open her own restaurant in the future. This post is a ...Read More

Blog: A Prosperous Adult

Dec. 20 2011 |

Posted on December 20, 2011 by Latrina About the blogger: Latrina is a former AFG Shelter resident who has now been living successfully on her own. She has continued to stay in touch with AFG as she continues to forge a positive ...Read More

Blog: A New Face in Outreach

Nov. 22 2011 |

Posted on November 22, 2011 by Lance Hicks About the blogger: Lance Hicks is AFG's new AmeriCorps AIDS United Team Detroit member. Lance is serving as Safe Choices Program Assistant. Safe Choices works with women on the streets who are involved ...Read More

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