Mental Health at Horizons

Horizons has also put more emphasis on the wellbeing of its staff whose work is integral to the progress being made by children and parents. The pandemic made the need for staff support more obvious than ever. Leadership responded with new resources accessible during working hours, to bolster the team with new one-on-one and one-to-many supports.   ... Read more

Volunteering to Help Children Heal Through Play

Children carry what happens to them in these early years for the rest of their lives and for kids who live in shelter, time in a Horizons Playspace is more than just a chance to play games or paint or pretend to bake a cake in the tiny wooden kitchen. It is a chance to heal through play. Passionate volunteers like Robin are crucial to Horizons’ Playspace program. ... Read more

Thank You for an inspiring year

2022 was a milestone year in Horizons’ history, thanks to you. We celebrated one full year in our Edgerley Family Horizons Center, where children aged two months to five years received comprehensive early childhood education while their parents worked towards a better future for their families. Read our blog for just a few of the ways Horizons has worked to change the life trajectory of hundreds of families, and the accomplishments we are proud to celebrate! ... Read more

A Business is Born: How Horizons is Supporting its Mompreneurs

When you ask a child what they want to be when they grow up, ‘homeless’ is not among the list of life plans. Some aspire to be doctors, dancers, teachers, crafters – some dream of opening their own beauty salon or becoming a famous chef. At Horizons, our programs not only foster this sense of possibility in our students, but in their parents whose dreams of building a stable, successful life for themselves are key to their family’s success. Read about our "Mompreneurs" - moms in our family partnerships program who are in the process of creating small businesses for themselves through creativity, gumption, and a willingness to learn. ... Read more

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