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Dallas Mavericks Foundation creates Parent Opportunity Center at Vogel Alcove

August 28, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Corporate Partners, Family Services, Volunteers

Earlier this month, the Mavs Foundation helped provide our families with another resource to help improve their future. We are thankful the organization has chosen to support us in...
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News From the Nest – July 18

August 1, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Corporate Partners, Donors, Early Childhood, Family Services, Volunteers

  News from the Nest     View this email in your browser     Make a Gift to Vogel Alcove     Important Dates – Mark your calendars!...
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Vogel’s Family Dinner

May 30, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Corporate Partners, Donors, Early Childhood, Family Services, Services & Programs, Uncategorized

(Make sure you visit our Facebook Page to find more pictures to LIKE and SHARE!)   On Tuesday, May 22nd, we invited our families, board members, teachers, staff, and volunteers to have a Family...
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New employees April 18

May 11, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Family Services

In wrapping up this week’s Teacher/Employee appreciation week, we wanted to highlight some of our newest employees!   Candace Leverton, LMSW, Clinical Family Support Specialist, Family Support Masters in...
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Family Matters April 2018

April 30, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Donor News, Family Services, Services & Programs

Family Matters – Parent Social Interaction Activity Vogel Alcove hosted a Parent Social Interaction Activity, designed to engage parents of the Vogel Alcove community to build external community support, and help Improve overall family well-being by...
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Please welcome our new staff!

March 27, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Family Services, School-Age

Vogel Alcove is pleased to welcome new employees to our organization! Over the past few months, we’ve added a few smiling faces to our group of passionate professionals!
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Vogel Alcove Staff Assist with Point-in-Time Homeless Count

February 7, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires an annual count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless people, to take place on a single night in January. Known as...
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Vogel Alcove Holiday Stores Help Families Shop & Give

January 30, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services

Each year, Vogel Alcove hosts holiday stores in which the children in our care and their parents can choose gifts for one another. All of the gifts are donated...
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Newly Homeless Mom is Determined to Protect Her Children

September 16, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services

I recently met with a mom who was so frantic in her need and so determined in her pursuit of resources for her two young daughters that she lost...
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Toxic Support Creates Further Chaos for Homeless Parents

June 10, 2016  |  Published in Family Services

This month, my team and I have been thinking a lot about a concept we call “toxic support.” Again and again, we find that what distinguishes families living in...
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Choices: Really?

May 9, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services

 I’ve been pondering lately just how complex the lives of our families become through the experience of homelessness. These musings were generated by a recent conversation with one of...
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Positive Messaging Helps Children in Trauma

April 8, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services

Last fall, several of us had the opportunity at attend a two-day training on Trauma Informed Care Sponsored by Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance. Carmela DeCandia, Ph. D., a psychologist...
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Parents Find Their Voice as Advocates for Children

March 4, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services

The experience of becoming homeless can mean giving up one’s voice. Without a home, without a support network, there are a lot of lines in which to queue up,...
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Family Emerges from Homelessness to a New Life

March 1, 2016  |  Published in Early Childhood, Family Services

Susan and her youngest daughter entered Vogel Alcove in the spring. She and her three children (two of whom are school age) had just moved into a family homeless...
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Vogel Alcove Provides Social Support for Parents

February 4, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, Family Services

2016 is off to a busy start for our families at Vogel Alcove. Parents are searching for jobs, often to replace the seasonal ones lost at the close of the...
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