Blog

Our blog covers events and activities that involve donors and volunteers; tips to strengthen your family; and news, information, updates and helpful insights from the CEO and the leadership staff of Heartland Family Service.

We Need Your Support!

We Need Your Support!

As 2018 comes to an end and we reflect on this year, we are so grateful for generous donations from supporters who help us continue the “Good Works” we provide to thousands of vulnerable children, individuals, and families who desperately need our help.

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Your support is important!

Your support is important!

Dear Friend,

We are so grateful for the overwhelming support you have shown for the hundreds of families who were suddenly uprooted from their homes at the Yale Park Apartments at 34th and Lake Streets. Nearly 500 vulnerable children and adults, many of whom have suffered unspeakable trauma as refugees, are now experiencing trauma all over again, as they are forced to leave their homes, despite the deplorable conditions in which many of them had been living. Heartland Family Service is committed to helping hundreds of refugees in our community each year through a number of our programs, most notably Ready in 5 and Refugee Juvenile Justice Advocate (RJJA).

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3 Important Steps to Managing Stress

3 Important Steps to Managing Stress

Show me someone who never gets stressed and I’ll show you someone who is kidding himself. Everyone experiences stress, even if they have different triggers. The good news is that you can control stress. Below are a few easy, positive steps you can take to wrestle control away from those stressors and get some peace of mind.

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