Community News and Updates

What’s going on at A Home Within? Read more about our volunteers, programs, and impact through these selected articles.

Chrissy Tells Us the Story Behind Our Newest A Home Within Chapter!
Chrissy Arlen, Volunteer Engagement Manager, announces plans to launch A Home Within’s first San Luis Obispo Chapter.
California Program Brings Free Teletherapy to Foster Youth with Milder Mental Health Symptoms
With the public mental health care system strained by the pandemic, a new Northern California program aims to serve children least likely to get the help they need — foster youth who are struggling emotionally but not in an apparent crisis.
The Transformational Power of Therapy
“There isn’t a parent out there who doesn’t see the impact of isolation and social disruption on their children. All of us now recognize that every young person needs and deserves support for their mental health,” says Executive Director, Reed Connell.
Forming lasting relationships that change lives
Although it’s been more than 15 years since Mitchell Findley, 34, has been in the foster care system, he is continuing to work through the trauma and emotional struggles that came from facing homelessness and having parents who suffered mental health and substance abuse issues.
AHW Hudson Valley Chapter: Making a Connection and a Difference
“My husband has been a therapist with A Home Within for over 10 years and is now working with his third client. Working with AHW has enriched his life and the lives of his clients. When the former clinical director asked me to take the position because she was retiring, I wanted to be of assistance to this incredible organization,” says Kathy Adorney, former AHW volunteer.
Fostering conversation: Healing through therapy
Anthony Pico speaks to Reed Connell from A Home Within, a national organization that connects current and former foster youth to therapy services.