In September, Spectrum moved three of our youth from foster care into their own brand-new apartments in St. Albans. As the need for housing becomes more acute in Chittenden County, teens and young adults are significantly impacted.Continue Reading
Make Holiday Meals for Youth
Want to share your joy and give back? Sign up to contribute to the Thanksgiving and Christmas meals for the teens and young adults living in our supportive housing programs and warming shelter!
We will have around 30 youth gathering at the Landing, Pearl Street Residence, and our Warming Shelter for both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner.
Revon’s Story: How Spectrum Changed His Life
Revon, a Spectrum youth, shares his story of how Spectrum’s Drop-in Center gave him a safe place to go where he could be himself and not be afraid anymore, get warm meals, and the support he needed to change his life.
VIP Provides Meals for a Month
Vermont Information Processing (VIP), has generously sponsored meals for a month for youth at Spectrum’s Drop-In Center. Youth will have warm meals for lunch and dinner for the month. Thank you, VIP!
New Housing for Spectrum Youth
We recently moved 3 of our youth from foster care into their own apartments in St. Albans.
Spectrum is grateful to Michael Monte and Champlain Housing Trust for their help getting these leases. Also, to Jesse Bridge and the United Way of Northern Vermont for the $10,000 donated to furnish the apartments.
Riverstone Counseling Grows – Spectrum Announces New Space
Last fall Spectrum was able to DOUBLE the number of mental health counselors at Riverstone Counseling to address the growing mental health crisis among youth.
To accommodate this growth we found the perfect spot at 84 Pine Street. We hope to open in this new location later this year.