Hoyleton Youth & Family Services

Beca especial COVID-19 para ayudar a Puentes de Esperanza de Hoyleton a proveer a Familias inmigrantes

By Barb Powell | May 13, 2020

Thanks to Puentes de Esperanza for this translation: Puentes de Esperanza — Bridges of Hope ha recibido una beca para ayudar a las familias inmigrantes afectadas por la pandemia de COVID-19. Parte de Hoyleton Youth & Family Services en Fairview Heights, Ill., Puentes es una de las 13 organizaciones en todo Illinois que se beneficia…

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Special COVID-19 Grant to Help Hoyleton’s Puentes de Esperanza Provide for Immigrant Families

By Barb Powell | May 13, 2020

Puentes de Esperanza — Bridges of Hope has received a grant to assist immigrant families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of Hoyleton Youth & Family Services in Fairview Heights, Ill., Puentes is one of 13 organizations throughout Illinois benefitting from the grant from the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR). “We are…

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CHHSM Member Organizations Find Creative Ways to Serve During Coronavirus Outbreak

By Barb Powell | April 13, 2020

From phone calls, online chats and social media postings to Zoom, Skype, and Facebook video gatherings, CHHSM members are adapting to almost daily changes in health care requirements while serving their residents and clients. “The world changes overnight,” says Chris Cox, president and CEO of Hoyleton Youth & Family Services in Fairview Heights, Ill. “Plans…

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Inspired CHHSM Annual Gathering Focuses on Justice and Grace — Together

By Barb Powell | March 12, 2020

From a pre-conference visit to the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel — where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated — to the Rev. Traci Blackmon’s stirring words during the closing worship, the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries’ 82nd Annual Gathering left attendees moved, inspired, and recommitted…

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UCC-related Puentes de Esperanza Finds Traditional Celebrations a Way to Raise Awareness While Serving Its Latinx Clients

By Barb Powell | October 11, 2019

A young family may bring a favorite photo of a beloved grandparent. A parent may offer the favorite dessert of a deceased child. A widower may leave a bouquet of flowers. In Mexican culture, these simple acts are part of the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, traditionally held Oct. 31-Nov. 2…

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