NEWS & INFO !
Located at 616 W. Grand River, Howell. Just 2 blocks west of the Library.
We look forward to seeing you there.
New Website in progress check
it out www.TCYS.org
to our 2013 Graduates - Emily
S, Ciara . George & Kyle. We are all so very proud of you.
..to Pathfinder School students for the awesomely huge TV. You are the best!!
Check this out .. We made the paper clck here http://www.livingstondaily.com/article/20110814/LIFESTYLE/108140320/Woman-makes-sure-social-needs-teens-met
The Connection is on the radio. Click on the link to hear all the stories. www.michiganradio.org/homelessteens
UPCOMING EVENTS & FUN STUFF
Halloween Pics from last years party are posted on our FaceBook page --
HALLOWEEN pics from party 2009 are on this link
Drop-In Open 2pm - 7pm Monday - Thursday at the White
House. 616 W. Grand River Howell. One block from the library. Stop by and see whats new,. Meet our staff.
Find out more about us.
iGrow is an interactive group that uses games, activities, and art projects to increase self-awareness in youth
and give them an opportunity to express themselves in creative ways. This group is helpful for youth who want to develop a
better understanding of themselves or who have a difficult time talking about how they think and feel.
at 4:00pm at the White House.
NEGOTIATIONS for teens 12 - 18 years old. Learn coping strategies, dealing
with anger, managing stress . Meets every Tuesday - 4:00-5:00pm. at the White House.
Gangster Yoga --- Thursdays 4-5pm. Be Healthy and Balanced
and have Fun.
got skill? 16 - 21 year olds. Get ready for adult living. Learn about health, decision making, nutrition,
jobs, budgeting, apartment life and more. Interactive. Fun. Informative. Wednesdays from 5:00 - 6:30pm. At
the White House.
TRUE COLORS "Fly Fly" ------Yes it is! A Confidential Support Group. Call 810 623-5892 for
more info. Ask for Vickie.
Parent Support - Are you
worried about your teen? Do you want help setting limits and regaining your authority as a parent? Call JoAnne at 517-552-3975
to learn about the Parent Support Meeting. Mondays at 6:30pm
Connection Youth Advisory Council - meets twice a month. We are looking for teens wanting to make a difference in their community. If you are interested in participating call Matt.
more info on any of the above programs call (866)440-7233 or
a fan - Click here
LIST - We need
gas cards as we use a lot of gas chaufering kids around..-- New or Used Digital TV set -- - Movies DVD(no
R rated) - - Digital camera - hacky sacs - musical instruments - Pool passes to Hartland H.S.Pool -Bowl e Drome passes - RollerRama
passes - Blank Journals - Individual art & craft projects ( Paint by numbers, Fuzzy Art Posters,
jewelry kits, Suncatcher kits, mosaics, etc.)---School Supplies - mini fans- Hair accessories(bobbie pins, brushes, combs,
head bands, etc)-Male and female manicure sets- Games for teens (Apples to apples, Why did the Chicken, Talkin Tango,
25 words or less, True Colors, Qwinkle) - Shark brand Bagless vacuum
Getting a new ipod? We want your old ipod or MP3 - Our kids often need music at night
to help sleep.
We Always need .... Food - Sugarless gum and suckers for smokers trying to quit, Ranch
Dressing, Red Hot Sauce, Healthy Snacks - Individual serving size of (Ravioli, Mac&cheese,fruit &
pudding cups, Lunchables,etc) granola bars - pop tarts - juice , pop , sugar .Instant Hot Cocoa - Micro popcorn
-- Paper products -Toilet paper, trash
bags, Zip Lock bags (all sizes). paper towel, multi fold towels for dispensers (available at CostCo and Gordons.) ...Personal
needs -Acne face wash, scrub and cream products . AXE shower tools -Bath Poufs in Green yellow blue
purple pink & orange.- swimsuits all sizes . Sorry we do not have space to accept large donations of clothing.
cards come in handy for bulk purchases
Meijer gift cards are useful for fresh produce,
milk, also for emergencies and special needs a youth may have like medicine, shoes, clothing, etc.
Staples gift cards will be used to purchase
of cash will be used towards the more expensive items not likely to be donated
DO NOT NEED - We recently got a large donation of toothpaste and tooth brushes.
Thank you Hartland High School Students
Volunteers Wanted ! Like to throw parties? Good at organizing
events? We need help planning activities for youth and we need members for our fundraising committee. Call
Vickie at (517)552-3975.Volunteers also needed to help during Drop-in hours. Monday - Thurs 2:30 - 7pm
Host Homes Needed - We are looking for persons
willing to open their home to a homeless youth still in high school. The Connection screens youth and host home to ensure
a good fit. Support and financial assistance is provided to host homes. Youth receive extensive case management while
in the program. Being a host home can be a rewarding experience. Please consider calling for more info.
Visit Livingston Family Center's webpage at
you know? The Chinese Symbol used by The Connection actually means "a connection" between people and the community.