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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Yes, We Have a New Look!

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And you might ask, why did we do it? Well, while Spectrum is best known for our work with homeless youth—our supportive housing programs and our Drop-In Center—we also have several other programs that serve teens, young adults, and even adults who need our help but are not necessarily homeless. Here are some examples of …
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Moving On from Foster Care: Chris Bohjalian Interviews Kayla

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Each year at Spectrum, we work with over 200 young people who have aged out of foster care or state custody. Kayla is one such woman—she was just 8 years old when she had a neighbor call the police for her to get herself placed in foster care.  Vermont author Chris Bohjalian spoke with her …
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Learn More About Our Shelter!

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Listen in as our Shelter Coordinator, Sarah Shaughnessey, talks about Spectrum’s shelter—how youth hear about the shelter, what is expected of them, what resources are available and how the shelter helps them transition into adulthood. Sarah and her staff work around the clock to ensure youth who stay at the shelter have a warm place …
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“I Can Do Anything!” Mark Redmond sits down to talk with former client, Lynn Castro

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As a teen, Lynn Castro was couch-surfing with friends when they lost their apartment and she found she had nowhere to go. A friend had heard of the Spectrum shelter and dropped her off with all of her belongings. “What will they help me with?” she asked. “Everything,” he said. Watch the video to find …
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