Success Stories

Finding Some Stability Through Unconventional Channels

Jonah* was 8 years old when his mother cut his 11 year old brother with a knife. Jonah, his brother and two younger siblings all were removed from the home and placed with a relative. After a few months, Jonah began exhibiting behaviors indicating that he had been sexually abused....

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Nov 2 2015

A Safe and Permanent Home

Katie and her three younger sisters were happily growing up in their parents’ home until their father broke his leg.  What originally began as a prescription for oxycontin developed into a habit where the  children’s father and mother began abusing painkillers.  That led, as it so often does, to substituting...

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Mar 2 2015

Justice for Abused and Neglected Children as School Segregation Case Settled

Resolution of Lawsuit will Improve Educational Opportunities for Abused, Neglected and At-Risk Youth On the same day that the Governor’s Task Force on Child Protection released its recommendations in response to the Sandusky scandal, abused and neglected children right here in Allegheny County benefitted from the settlement of a lawsuit ending educational discrimination...

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Aug 8 2013