Posts Categorized: Success Stories

Ricky the Receptionist

If you’ve entered Klingberg’s Main Building during the lunch hour this summer, you may have had the privilege of meeting Ricky, who has been covering lunch for our receptionist. Ricky, who will be 19 this fall, has lived at the Webster House group home for the past year. She is making such great progress on… Read more »

Mentors Provide Healthy Relationships

Teens need examples of healthy relationships in their lives, and what better example than one they are in? In our Volunteer Youth Mentoring Programs, that’s exactly what we strive to achieve. The adolescents and young adults in the program are all court referred, which doesn’t mean they were arrested necessarily, only that they got in… Read more »

Raymond Hill School Graduates Ten

Wednesday, June 20, was an exciting day at the Raymond Hill School (RHS). Ten proud, hardworking students crossed the stage to receive their diplomas—one of the school’s largest graduations yet. Each graduate had created a video for the occasion to share thoughts about their experience at the school, future dreams, and advice for underclassmen. A… Read more »

Sara’s Story

  Sara*, 14, escaped from human trafficking and returned home, where she and her family found the help they so desperately needed at Klingberg. Here is their story… *Not her real name. Give Online

Webster House Teens Go to Prom

Proms are special events, and they raise many questions for the teens involved about dates, clothing, venue, music, etc. Mix in obstacles such as social anxiety, medical issues, financial deficits, minimal family supports, or sensory sensitivities, and these questions are even more important. The Webster House Medically Complex Group Home had four teens attend prom… Read more »