In September, Spectrum moved three youth from foster care into their brand-new apartments in St. Albans. As the need for housing becomes more acute in Chittenden County, teens and young adults are significantly impacted.Continuer la lecture
Registration is Live for 2023 Spectrum’s Sleep Out!
Each year, over 400 people of all ages sleep outside overnight in solidarity with youth facing homelessness in Vermont. The Sleep Out helps make sure that youth in crisis have access to basic needs, like shelter, food, clothing, and counseling.
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.
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.
Detail Works Makes National News
Detail Works, our social enterprise that teaches youth the soft skills they need to thrive in the workplace, was on CBS Mornings, the national award-winning news broadcast!