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Happy Father’s Day: Celebrating Horizons’ Dads

This Father's Day we wanted to recognize some of the amazing dads in Horizons' program and how Horizons' Family Partnership program works with fathers to empower them in their parental role. ... Read more

From Seed to Strong Root

When quarantine and stay-at-home orders swept the nation in response to COVID-19, Horizons’ Family Advocates were quick to recognize and acknowledge the distress and fear families were experiencing. Horizons' Family Advocates thoughtfully adjusted their approach to bring a sense of hope back into our families’ lives, creating a step by step visual and metaphoric process called ‘Seed to Strong Root’ to help families through this extremely challenging year. The philosophy is designed to support each parent as they work toward personal goals and ambitions while in quarantine or as part of the essential workforce, and beyond.  ... Read more

Helping Families Cope Through COVID-19

COVID-19 has been tough for all of us. But for Tamara—who is immunocompromised and parenting an energetic toddler in one room at a homeless shelter—it’s been especially challenging. Read how Horizons has helped families like Tamara and her daughter Marisa cope through these unprecedented times as well look ahead to a brighter future and resumed in-person operations in the 'new normal'. ... Read more

 Playspace and the Pandemic: A Play Focused Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Horizons' Playspace team worked quickly to re-imagine how they could support children without the in-person experience that was built into the Playspace model. Learn more about the initiatives implemented to ensure children living in shelter still had opportunities for play. ... Read more

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