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A long journey, a lesson learned

Chandra, 17, whose adopted father died when she was 11, has been living at E-Nini-Hassee, a therapeutic school and transitional housing for girls, for nearly three years, She says she’s excited to get back home to live with her mother, after being in the custody of DCF.

Nonprofits team up with law enforcement to fight drugs

The Ann R. Wilke Family Foundation is teaming up with Eckerd Kids to raise thousands of dollars to help families in Haywood County. On Friday, Jan. 27, a donation of $3,240 was made to the Maggie Valley Police Department to help fight substance abuse in Haywood County.

Promise seen in new juvenile justice approach

February marks the first year of the implementation for a new approach to juvenile justice in Southeast Kansas, and state and local officials say it will now be expanded to address juvenile offenders statewide.

Program ready to help at-risk young adults in East Tampa

ABC Action News | TAMPA, Fla. – A new effort is underway to help at-risk young adults in Tampa. he goal is to improve stability through mentoring, education and employment. And there's even an incentive to help get them on the path to success.

Program aims to clear hurdles in the path to employment

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — It’s one of North Charleston’s Best kept secrets “Education 2 Employment is a Department of Labor Demonstration Grant designed to help serve 16 to 29 year olds who live in North Charleston who are disconnected from the workforce,” said Keidrian Kunkel.

Great Day Tampa Bay – Eckerd Kids Project Bridge

WTSO | 10 News – Today it was all about supporting our youth in the Bay area so we took a ride out to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to chat with David Yates – CEO of Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Curtis Campogni – Program Manager for Eckerd/Project Bridge, and Shamar Johnson, a young man actively enrolled in the Bridge Program.