Family and Children Engagement Solutions (FACES) - 26.7% of LaPorte County children live below the poverty line and are disproportionately exposed to trauma, abuse and neglect. They are also exposed to environmental toxins, inadequate nutrition, maternal depression and parental substance abuse. (Herald Argus March 2018)
The Arise and Shine FACES program is a holistic approach to address the risks associated with children and families in poverty using transformational partnerships and crisis management.
•Youth Mentoring, counseling and intervention
• Food and nutrition
• Education and Lifeskills for families and single parent households
• Referral network