Project Independence provides a new road home to at-risk youth

Project Independence provides a new road home to at-risk youth

Bianca Hollins Special to Valley News When people hear the phrase “at-risk youth,” what comes to mind? Do they think of children and teens who are vulnerable to drugs, violence, disciplinary problems and exploitation? What about the successes? Upending misconceptions about the potential of underserved children and teens is the goal of Project Independence, a […]

Fostering independence, one home at a time

Fostering independence, one home at a time

Another year, and there is even greater hopes and possibilities for Rancho Damacitas Children & Family Services, an organization dedicated to serving the foster youth in Southern California. Beginning with a loving couple and their four foster children, nonprofit Rancho Damacitas has grown over the past 30 years to include multiple residential homes housing dozens […]