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Stories of Hope

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Year after year they sought advice from one doctor after another, even some neurologists. Eventually, each doctor said they had done all they could.


After years of witnessing domestic violence in her home, Dominique and her half-sister were removed from their parents’ house after their mother took a baseball bat to Dominique’s father. Her sister was placed with her father in another state, while Dominique was placed in an emergency foster home.


After her mother passed away, Dora was angry and had difficulty processing her grief. After being referred to Uplift Family Services’, her treatment team knew Dora needed to build a strong support system.


Dylan was in danger of being sent to a group home, so the Department of Social Services (DSS) referred him to the Family Finding program at Uplift Family Services in hopes of finding him a permanent home with a family.


Following her parents’ alcohol-related, fatal car crash, Ebony moved in with her grandmother who loved her very much, but was frail and didn’t think she’d be able to care for Ebony much longer.


After losing both her parents, Elena’s older sister, Penelope, became the family’s primary caregiver. However, Penelope felt overwhelmed because of Elena’s anger issues.

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