Providence Place Blog

Millions of young people will be graduating from high school this month and next. For many of them, that means summer vacation and college in the fall. However, for many young men and women with disabilities college is not an easy option. Providence Place’s Center for Higher Independence offers young adults with disabilities a welcome […]

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As the seasons change and summer rolls in with abundant sunshine and scorching temperatures, it is often a time where families can kick back, relax, and enjoy spending time with each other. Summers are full of family adventures that unite and spread joy to parents and children alike. Whether it’s a weekend on the lake […]

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Posted on Apr 29

Seventeen-year-old Denetrice was scared when she found out she was pregnant. How could she afford to raise a baby when she was still in high school? “I didn’t want to tell anyone,” Denetrice said. “I didn’t know what I was going to do.” Denetrice called her boyfriend Ian to let him know she was pregnant […]

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No matter their age at adoption, it is common for an adopted child to go through some negative emotions about being adopted at some point in his or her life. It is also common for adopted children to feel confused or a sense of abandonment by their birth mother and father. Adoptive parents and families […]

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