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SAVE OUR HOME!

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I AMONGST TWO OTHER GIRLS AND 8 STAFF HAVE KNOWN CARAVAN HOUSE GROUP HOME... WELL AS OUR ONLY HOME!
AND RECENTLY WE FOUND OUT THE DOORS TO WHAT WE KNEW AS A SAFE HOUSE, IS CLOSING IN LESS THEN THREE WEEKS!
WE NEED HELP FROM WHOEVER KNOWS HOW TO HELP US IN A SITUATION LIKE THIS.

Our Mission

THE PURPOSE OF OUR ORGINIZATION IS TO GAIN AS MUCH PUBLIC AWARENESS FOR THIS HOUSE TO TRY AND KEEP IT ALIVE!

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Organization News

WE ARE CLOSING IN LESS THAN THREE WEEKS AND NEED TO KEEP IT OPEN FOR HOW EVER MUCH LONGER WE CAN!!
PLEASE HELP!

BE OUR HELPING HANDS!!

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Becoming a Member

YOU DONT NEED TO BECOME A MEMBER! WE JUST NEED SUPPORT FROM OUR FELLOW PALO ALTO, SANTA CLARA COUNTY FRIENDS, TO SHOW THAT THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO CARE ABOUT KEEPING GOOD KIDS IN GOOD HOMES!

This is the crap they came up with. Please check the site out!

http://www.acs-teens.org/pdf/newsflash_lrp.pdf

 

The whole thing is all lies and does not even make any sense what so ever!!

Questions or comments? Get in touch with us at:

iknowright1990@hotmail.com

Mailing Address:

2361 HIGH ST
PALO ALTO, CA
94301

Phone: 650 321 0690

 
my story!
 

As much as I love the program I live in and I love how much they have supported me...I recently found a success story on me (name was changed for confidentiality reasons…) on the ACS website, I hate the fact that they would say this and make it known or swear that I became this way because of ACS…that’s a lie! It was all because of my home Caravan House; with out I wouldn’t have progressed as much as I did! I have included their “side” to the story!
Please keep in mind that it was Caravan Staff that helped me to become this…and the point I am trying to make is that without Caravan, I wouldn’t have a home, or any roots! C.H. is what helps me grow! Here is the story!

“These days, when the going gets tough at Caravan House, staff members are likely to wink at one another and say, "Remember Samantha! "When Samantha* arrived at Caravan House in late fall, she displayed what's known in professional jargon as oppositional defiant behavior. She yelled, swore, ran away, vandalized, and lied to everyone, including and especially authority figures. It was this intolerable behavior that eventually led to her being removed from the foster family where she lived and sent to Caravan House. After an initial period that was challenging to say the least, counselors put together a plan to help Samantha make some changes in her life. She received a psychiatric evaluation, was put on appropriate medication, and given frequent reminders of residents' rules and responsibilities.

As time passed, Samantha gradually became less hostile and erratic, devised a plan to atone for the damages caused by her vandalism, and became the kind of student teachers enjoy having in class. Impressed, Samantha's foster family asked if she could return to them. Samantha was thrilled, but though Caravan House staff wished her well, they wondered if her departure might not be premature.

Several months later, Samantha called, "It didn't work out with my foster family and I'm wondering if I can come back. Caravan House is where I want to be. I need the structure it provides me." After a few phone calls and a meeting with Samantha's support team, she was “home.”

Only a short time has elapsed since Samantha's return. Already she is a shining example of the positive changes that can occur in a young woman's life, given the right guidance and opportunities. She now encourages other residents to follow in her footsteps and is preparing to graduate from Caravan House when the time is right. For now, everyone who knows her admires her many successes.

*Name changed to protect confidentiality”